May 2020

Month

Here are five fun things we challenge you to do while we’re in lockdown 3.0. We’d absolutely love to hear your own ideas so do share them with us and let us know how you get on with this lockdown bucket list: joanna@choicehometutoring.co.uk   Lockdown bucket list #1 – Bake your own bread I don’t...
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So much seems up in the air at the moment. It’s still not entirely clear when students will go back to school, or which year groups will go back, or even what schools will look when they do reopen. Naturally, there are very mixed feelings about all of this, and understandably so! One thing most...
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For some children, the school day has changed very little, with online registration, assembly and live remote lessons across a whole range of academic subjects. At the beginning of the lockdown, there was a degree of floundering as families and schools alike tried to make sense of remote teaching and learning, whilst sat at the kitchen table,...
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Finding a high quality tutor can be a daunting task. Here at Choice Home Tutoring, we are here to make the process as easy as possible, whilst still taking the time to ensure the match between tutor and student is the right one. We meet with all of our tutors face-to-face in order to check...
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In another world, SATs for Year 2 and 6 students would have started this week. It seems strange to think now but those annual tests are always held in May and are used as a way to gage how well students are absorbing information and to identify if there’s anything they may need extra help...
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There is a lot of advice out there about how to support children who are falling behind, or who need a push to achieve their academic potential. However, what about those students who are already working ahead, and whose needs are not met by the national curriculum? This can raise all kinds of fresh challenges...
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For those of you who would like to improve your creative writing skills, or simply fancy a read of a captivating short story, check out The Ticking Time Bomb written by one of our fantastic students. Whether its similes, onomatopoeia, semi-colons or personification you would like to explore, this story contains examples of a wide...
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