Mar 02

Breaking Down Barriers

As we enter a new year, spare a thought for those pupils preparing for their GCSEs. 'The most recent significant change is the complete restructuring of the A level system', says Fleet Tutors' Managing Director, Mylène Curtis. 'Until very recently, young people took four AS levels – but they are...

Feb 10

How to Get the Most Out of Parents’ Evenings

Making the most of parents’ evenings is essential to helping your child achieve their potential in the classroom. While these evenings might feel like just one more thing to fit into your busy schedule, they are important to your child’s academic, social and intellectual development. If you make a concerted...

Sep 08

Fleet Tutors guide to tough new GCSEs

More challenging GCSE courses are beginning to be taught in secondary schools up and down the country, starting with mathematics and English. The tougher qualifications involve some generic changes that apply to all subjects. All papers will be taken at the end of year 11 (a return to so-called “linear...

Jul 19

How to protect your kids from summer learning loss

The school summer holidays are just around the corner; time to relax and enjoy warm days, fun activities and family trips away. But at this time of year, many parents are starting to worry about whether their children will fall behind during those weeks off school. Summer learning loss -...

Oct 14

Preparing young people for the real world of work

Many parents prioritise the classic academic subjects - particularly maths, English and the sciences - when encouraging their children to continue their education. But while it can be relatively easy to find somewhere to study these subjects, it can be much harder to find access to more niche subjects in...