Entries by Muhammad

Easter Revision

The Easter revision course is a 2-day intensive course at 6 hours both days. We will be covering all key topic areas of the Edexcel IGCSE Maths syllabus and the new (9-1) maths GCSE (all boards). The pace will be intensive and we will aim to revise 2 years work within this period. We will […]

The sum of my worries

I wasn’t prepared for the worry that went along with having a child. The joy. Yes. The new level of Love. Yes. The frustrations. Absolutely! But the constant worry? That came as a bit of a shock. Every emotion I feel, every experience I have with my child, is accompanied somehow with worry. Sometimes just […]

Preventing Summer Learning Loss

School summer holidays stir up a chaotic concoction of activity and emotion; the seemingly endless days, the boundless energy, the eye-popping costs, the pulling out of hair (parents!), the unmeasured pleasure of spending time with your children, the whines of ‘I’m bored’, the late nights, the house filled with an often delightful, often headache inducing, […]

Tutoring: There’s More Than One Side

I chose to be a tutor not because I can’t teach but because I can and love to teach. I made an active decision to make it my full time occupation and as a result I have a very varied and satisfying career, meeting all sorts of people. Tutoring is not solely an indulgence of […]

Create a Scientifically Inspired Homework Space

When homework and revision are a challenge for students, many parents struggle to know how they can help. One simple way you can be involved is by setting aside a place at home where your student can work effectively. Environment plays a big role in supporting your child’s revision efforts. One 2015 study by the […]

How Leicester’s Premier League win can help you to succeed in your studies

Absurd. Astonishing. Amazing. Unbelievable. Remarkable. These are just some of the words that describe Leicester City’s recent Premier League win. But, impossible? No. As their manager Claudio Raniero said when he wrote in The Players’ Tribune, “This is a small club that is showing the world what can be achieved through spirit and determination. Twenty-six […]

Counting on a Good Start: Pre-School Maths

  As dad to two daughters under-5, pre-school learning is a topic that is close to my heart. I tutor  children from as young as 6 years old so I appreciate the impact of those early years; those vital development stages before official education begins. This tender time when the foundations of all later learning are built, […]

Ten things to remember as a parent in exam season

As parents our priority is ensuring the needs of our children are met and during exam time this need is at an all time alert! With additional pressures and worries it is important you are able to provide sufficient support to help them cope. So this week we consider how, as a parent, you can […]

5 tips on making Science fun for kids!

It’s no revelation that even as adults we enjoy learning about the things we love and the interests we are passionate about. For starters, we never seem to mind setting aside precious hours to indulge in our favourite pastimes, nor do we find them a chore. Being captivated by a special subject or hobby should […]