Category Archives: Tuition

Year 6 Key Stage 2 SATs Are Changing: Here’s What Parents Need To Know

How are Year 6 SATs Changing? The Year 6 KS2 SATs will be administered in the week commencing 9 May 2016. In Summer 2016, children in year 6 will take new SATs test which will no longer produce a level … Continue reading

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Homework and Confidence Building

Following an article in the Sydney Daily Telegraph about homework, here are a few reasons why Kip McGrath homework really works and a few ideas about how to maximise the rewards of homework and how it can help build confidence for students. The … Continue reading

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Dyslexia Advice and Links in Families Leeds Magazine

Families Leeds is a great magazine for parents of Primary age children in the Leeds area. I distribute it at my Kip McGrath tuition centre in Adel LS16 and recommend it to many of my parents. It is full of ideas … Continue reading

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Five Quick Tips About Maths for Students and Parents

Most of the students who come to me come for extra maths tuition. The most commonly used word when parents phone me at Kip McGrath to book an initial free assessment is “confidence”. Students lack confidence with maths. If you … Continue reading

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Reluctant Poets Society

Jack ‘No one can make me like poetry’ B was given a homework task this week where he had to look in detail at Wilfred Owen’s Dulce Et Decorum Est. Poor kid. His English teacher had given him an excellent … Continue reading

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Train Your Tired Brain – Management Tip of the Day – July 09, 2013

See on Scoop.it – TutorLeeds education notes Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today’s topics and challenges in business management. Bill Moody‘s insight: People understand the importance of taking a break … Continue reading

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