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Advice For Parents
Simply Learning Tuition has been advising families on every part of their child’s education for nearly ten years and we often hear the same concerns and queries. This page addresses many of those questions and offers advice on a wide range of topics – from SMART goals for the new school year to essential homework tips and much more.
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In this article private tutor Sarah Alakija shares her top tips on preparing to write an outstanding UCAS personal statement.