Preparing for the 11+ exam

As Manchester residents, we’re privileged to have many grammar and private schools to choose from. However, finding the right one for your child and preparing for the exam can be […]

Why become a tutor?

We’re always looking for high quality tutors to join our team – particularly if you’re passionate about about your subject and supporting students on their educational journey. We have a […]

How to prepare for the exam season

The exam season is on the horizon once more and it can be a stressful time for many students and their families. These top tips are designed to reduce some […]

Supporting children to set New Year’s resolutions

New Year’s Eve is here once more and, with it, the promise of a new beginning to 2023 and the setting of fresh resolutions. Many children also like take part […]

Top tips for the new school year

September is here again and, with it, a new academic year. Students are settling back into the school day routine and hopefully 2022/2023 will be a more normal year for […]

Six Summer Reading Recommendations

The summer is upon us and schools will soon be breaking up for the long holidays. Here are six reading recommendations for children to enjoy this holiday and for you […]

Looking for a GCSE or A-level tutor?

The summer term will soon be here and with it, the end of year exams. Take some of the pressure off by booking in one of our specialist tutors to […]

Five reasons why tutoring may be the right role for you

Our tutor team here at Choice Home Tutoring has grown hugely over the past few years. We’re proud to be supporting more families than ever and our constant recruitment of […]

Getting learning back on track in 2022

To say that learning has been disrupted over the past couple of years would be an understatement. Hopefully, schools are now in a position to operate along normal lines once […]

Top five adult jokes in children’s films

The Christmas holiday gives many of us the opportunity to put on a family classic and fetch the popcorn. Writers of children’s films can be very clever at incorporating adult […]

The value of ‘play’ in education

As we settle into the winter months, keeping students engaged in their education can become something of a challenge. Incorporating games and play can keep learning fun – but does […]

How to motivate students

What motivates students to learn? While the answer may differ between individuals, there are common threads that can be drawn upon. Maslow famously suggested a ‘hierarchy of needs’ in order […]

Top tips for settling into a new academic year

Now we’re through the disruption of the initial week back to school, here are our top tips for settling into the academic year ahead. These five suggestions are designed to […]

How to stop the summer slide

Here are five fun suggestions to help maintain learning through the summer holidays and to help prevent the renowned ‘summer slide.’ For further ideas, or to work alongside one of […]

Supporting students this summer

This year has clearly been challenging for everyone – particularly children and young adults, as their lives have been majorly disrupted, their education messed around, and opportunities closed off. We […]

Six summer challenges to get stuck into

Here are six summer challenges to keep active and engaged this summer. They can be adapted across age ranges and are a great way to keep learning fresh after a […]

End of year burnout: how to take care of your wellbeing

As we come towards the end of another, rather strange, academic year, it’s important to be mindful of our wellbeing. Burnout impacts both teachers and students, especially with Teacher Assessed […]

Easter activities for all ages

Here are five Easter activities across subject and age ranges. We support students’ studies right across the curriculum but we’re always happy to offer ideas on how to develop a […]