Advice For Parents

Simply Learning Tuition has been advising families on every part of their child’s education for over ten years. Our blogs, webinars, videos and live events offer advice on a wide range of topics – from essential homework tips, 11+ & 13+ preparation to insightful reviews of the most popular independent schools in the UK.

Events Video Library

 

  • Removing the Barriers to Happy Homework

    Private tutor Omari Eccleston-Brown shares more tips from his upcoming book, 'The Secret to Happy Homework'. Omari explains how an understanding of Executive Function can quickly identify and correct common learning challenges, resulting in a dramatic increase in your child’s marks and enjoyment of their work.

  • 5 Tips To Boost GCSE & A-Level Mock Exam Performance

    Months of school closures have caused huge disruption and pressure on students. Schools are now encouraged by exam boards to hold formal mock exams for years 11 and 13. The results are likely to be used as evidence to support teacher-led grades. In this article we provide 5 tips to boost GCSE and A-Level mock exam performance.

  • Making Homework work for you

    In this second of four special blogposts, private tutor Omari Eccleston-Brown shares top tips from his upcoming book 'The Secret to Happy Homework' on how parents can use rules and structure to end homework battles.

  • Post-Lockdown Education

    After six months of widespread disruption to students’ education, private tutoring is more popular now than ever. We explore the post -lockdown proven benefits of tutoring, as well as how it may be more financially feasible than many people realise.

  • How to Motivate Your Child To Do Their Homework

    Omari Eccleston-Brown shares some top tips from his upcoming book 'The Secret to Happy Homework' on how parents can motivate their children to do their homework and achieve calmer, happier, and more productive homework with their children.

  • How has the pandemic affected parenting?

    There is no guide to parenting in a pandemic. After more than six months of parental challenges we explore the concerns, how parents are changing their behaviour as a result and how you can support your child.

  • Is online learning effective?

    We address the questions parents most frequently ask us about online tuition, provide insights from experienced online tutors and some pointers to make the most out of online lessons.