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.

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  • Home schooling during Coronavirus

    SLT has over 10 years of experience in creating bespoke home schooling programmes. Read our expert advice on home schooling your child during coronavirus.

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    Summer 2021 GCSE and A-Level Assessments

    Following the government’s announcement that GCSE and A-Level examinations have been cancelled again, we outline what we know so far, and why it is important to keep on learning.

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    12 Reasons To Invest In Your Child’s Education

    Many parents have been more involved in their child’s education that ever before. As 2020 draws to a close we have been thinking about how we can help parents keep up the momentum that will be needed to overcome learning loss. We have compiled 12 tips, appropriate for all ages, and are confident that if you focus on one of these a month, you will see a positive impact on your child’s attainment.

  • 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.