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For many women, education has been the key to a better future. These eight women not only used education as a tool for themselves but created a legacy that enables opportunities for others too.   Savitribai Phule When? January 3rd1831 – March 10th1897 Who? Indian social reformer, educator, and poet. She helped found the first...
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The history of Halloween The history of Halloween takes us on a dark and dangerous ride – from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain through to the American traditions we know and (some) love today. We often forget that the following day, November 1st, is All Saints Day – but it was this tradition, instigated...
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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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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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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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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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We’re very aware that this is a challenging time for lots of families, not least because of the uncertainty around what schools new plans will be. Continuing your child’s education is a top priority for lots of families and we’re here to help in any way we can. One of the ways we’ve adapted is...
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