What Is Happening with 11 Plus Exams in 2021?

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For parents of school-age kids, this third lockdown is far from easy. Just because we’ve been here before, doesn’t mean we’re always ready to face the challenges of a new school term. Each lockdown brings a new set of issues, and this time round the 11 Plus exams for 2021 have fallen prey to the lockdown restrictions, meaning secondary schools … Read More

Harrow School Online Alternatives

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Online schools are becoming more popular by the day. In this roundup style post, we look at several Harrow School Online alternatives to assist parents in making the right choices for their children. Why Are Online Schools on the rise? One of the big insights we gained from “Lockdown 1”, contrary to the media narrative, was that many parents enjoyed … Read More

LOCKDOWN 3 ANNOUNCEMENT – Important details

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For the last seven years, our award-winning organisation has helped more families in the UK successfully homeschool their children than any other private institution. We’ve made our name in homeschooling and high quality tutoring. In lockdown 3, we’re here to help.  In this announcement, we’ll go through: New customers – what we can offer you in terms of tutoring and … Read More

5 Interhigh Alternatives You Need To Know About

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With schools up and down the country struggling to adapt to the latest government guidelines, it’s no surprise that online schools like Interhigh are becoming popular. In this post, we round up the 5 best Interhigh alternatives to help parents make the best decisions for their children. Why Are Online Schools Important? In principle, an “online school” is the perfect … Read More

Interview with Jack: A Minerva Homeschooling Tutor

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Whether you’re a parent wondering what the difference is between a Homeschooling tutor and a school teacher, or you yourself are looking to find out what it takes to be the best tutor you can be, this interview with one of Minerva’s top tutors will shine a light on what it’s all about. Homeschooling’s star is on the rise. A … Read More

How to Start Homeschooling If You’re Working from Home

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Making the leap might seem scary, but we’re here to break down how to start homeschooling your kids with an expert’s blog about busting out from the confines of the classroom It’s a fact: the opportunities for educating our kids have changed for good. 2020 has opened up all sorts of possibilities regarding alternative types of schooling, and that little … Read More

What Is a Homeschooling Support Tutor and How Can They Help?

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With more and more parents turning to homeschooling, a “Support Tutor” could be just the solution to educate your child at home without breaking the bank Post-COVID, homeschooling is less the preserve of privilege but a widely spoken about service. In fact, many parents won’t have even considered a tutor until faced with the challenges of the past nine months. … Read More

Lesson 7: Building Planets – Our Solar System

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Planets homeschooling lesson

Build a Model of the SOLAR SYSTEM in this planets homeschooling lesson. Watch the full free homeschooling video on Minerva Tutors TV What you’ll need to build and mount your planets At least 9 balloons Paper mache (strips of newspaper and glue/flour and water) String A coat hanger Paint and paint brushes Instructions building the solar system in your planets … Read More

How Are Parents Coping with Lockdown Homeschooling in the UK?

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It’s tough to juggle your child’s UK homeschooling curriculum with your own commitments. It’s nearly three months since the beginning of nationwide homeschooling in the UK—but for many parents, it feels more like three years. The closure of UK schools to the vast majority of children took hold on Monday, 23 March 2020. For most mums and dads, any utopian … Read More