July 2020

Month

We’re very excited to be making a return to face to face tuition as lockdown lifts. At the end of August, we are running a transitional week of summer workshops to get students ready to return to school in September – after an unusually long break! We will be taking lots of precautions, from social...
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‘Summer Slide’ is a term used to describe the drop in reading age that occurs over the summer holidays. It sounds scary but it actually follows a common pattern: the more you practice the piano, the better you get; the more you immerse yourself in another language, the more fluent you become. It’s the same...
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The wonderful author, Adele Geras, recently judged our Creative Writing competition and chose a D-Day entry as the overall winner. She spoke with the organiser, Jo Boon, off the back of this competition to share her words of wisdom about writing and becoming an author. She has published many bestselling novels over the years and...
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It’s never been more important to shop locally and think sustainably. As we all know, our economy is feeling the strain from recent events and it’s important that everyone who can, contributes to kick-starting it again. Rather than shopping at big brands, here are some local businesses that will really benefit from your support: Food...
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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.   Dear Trevor, Conor and Max – my...
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