Important changes to term dates

Greetings from Ipswich Tuition Centre! Essential changes to our electricity supply by our landlord are forcing us to close for three days in June. We have only just been informed about this work and so we must apologise for short notice of this change to our published term dates. Please note that Ipswich Tuition Centre…

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The Value of Knowing Your Times Tables

Hearing your child learning their times tables takes parents back to a time when you were doing the same at school. However, in recent times there has been some debate as to how important they really are to a child’s education. That ended last year when Schools Minister Nick Gibb announced that by 2019, all…

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How To Understand The New GCSE Grades

Keeping up with the changes made to the education system can be confusing at times, given often it seems to happen. You probably would’ve heard about the new GCSE grading system but they have probably not yet been explained clearly enough to understand. Read on below to find out what the changes are and how…

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Techniques For Learning With Dyslexia

We’ve put together a short list of ideas for you to help your child deal with their dyslexia when reading and writing at home. There are varying levels of dyslexia so each child will have different needs and react differently, and it is important to work out what works best for them. Below are some…

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What Is Irlen Syndrome?

As a parent there is almost a constant worry about your child’s physical and mental well-being, as we try to make sure that they can grow to reach their full potential. Dealing with health issues is never easy, especially if we are unaware of the symptoms that relate to specific conditions. Irlen Syndrome is a…

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Should Schools Only Teach To The Tests – Exam Factories

Are you a happier, more successful adult because of good grades at school? Is student achievement exclusively measured by good exam grades? With the focus on schools increasingly centred on how high or low their exam pass rates are, you may have seen the term ‘exam factory’ used in a number of news articles over…

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How To Motivate Teenage Learners

As adults, we know that finding the right levels of motivation every day is easier said than done. We tend to forget how it hard it can be as a teenager to keep the excitement levels on full charge. Keeping your teenage son or daughter alert and motivated to learn is a trick all in…

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