June 2020

Month

We recently ran a Creative Writing competition on the theme of bravery and this is one of the brilliant pieces that was submitted. If you know someone who enjoys Creative Writing, get in touch with Jo Boon: joanna@choicehometutoring.co.uk for details about the Creative Writing course she’s running.   The trotting from the horse’s hooves were...
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Many teenagers will go through a few years where they just don’t enjoy reading as much as they used to. If that’s something you’re experiencing right now, know that you’re very far from alone; this is totally normal for teenagers. I absolutely love books now and chose to do part of my degree in Comparative...
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It’s perhaps more important than ever for children’s educational professionals to all work alongside one another. So, how can you work collaboratively with your child’s teachers and tutors? Here are some examples of ways you can ensure your child is getting the best all round support they can:   Keep up the communication through good...
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Allie Crewe is a Manchester based photographer who won the BJP Portrait of Britain competition in 2019 and specialises in portrait photography. We first met when I was running an arts event at Islington Mill in Salford and I was struck by her compassion and sensitive storytelling. Since then, she’s been on a roller coaster...
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As schools are asked to shut their doors once more, parents are asked to take charge of learning from home… again! Here are five top tips on how to manage home schooling, but still look after yourself in the process:   Allow children time to learn what they love This is a fantastic opportunity to...
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Here is a selection of five book recommendations to get you through these challenging times.  These books are perfect for escapism, laughter and a little release from the world outside. Reading can transport us and we all need some light reads for lockdown.   The Uncommon Reader – Alan Bennett This hilarious book is a...
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