Category: Education

English Tutor in Wimbledon – Bracing Up to a Blast from the Past?

Any professional working as an English tutor in or around  Wimbledon is almost certainly supporting some anxious 10 year olds getting ready for the notorious 11plus exam. At the “posh” primary schools at the seriously well-off end of the borough they’re doing practice papers every week: in fact, some of them are having targeted coaching for…

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Teacher shortage in London – Why your child’s teacher may be heading abroad

There is a current teacher shortage in London that may affect your children’s school and in turn their standard of education. According to Sir Daniel Moynihan, chief executive of the Harris Federation, which manages 37 academies in London, rising house prices are making it “almost impossible” to keep talented teachers. Education secretary Nicky Morgan’s determination…

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The benefits of private tuition

What are the benefits of private tuition? The decision to engage a private tutor is important, yet it doesn’t have to be scary. So what are the benefits of private tuition? Sensible tutors recognize that some children only need short term or targeted help. At the very least, you will receive independent assessment and insights…

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