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

5 Ways Lockdown Could Change Education – It’s Not Just About Online Homeschooling

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Online Tutoring And online homeschooling have changed since lockdown

The COVID-19 crisis has forced parents and experts to reevaluate the priorities of education. Some changes have been positive, including online homeschooling and technology developments, and could be here for good. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced radical changes in every facet of our lives—and education is no exception. What lessons is lockdown teaching us, and how might they alter the … Read More

COVID-19 And A Levels. What We Know So Far

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COVID-19 and A Levels: What We Know So Far Description: COVID-19 means A Level exams are cancelled. What does this mean for grades and university offers, and how can students stay positive during lockdown, especially with all this worry about Covid-19 and A levels? Standfirst: On 18 March 2020, the Government announced that UK schools and colleges—without exception—were to cancel … Read More

What Makes the Best Tutors?

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The Best Tutor allows their student to reach their potential

With so many tutors and tutoring agencies out there to choose from, what makes the best tutor… for you? Description: Looking for the best tutors, either online or face to face? Minerva tutors can build your child’s confidence and help them achieve the results they deserve. Standfirst: More parents than ever are coming to understand just how important a good … Read More

Coronavirus Action Plan

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Minerva Tutors would like to reassure our families, tutors, and staff that our first priority is safeguarding the health and wellbeing of all in our network at this time. Here is our Coronavirus Action Plan. Here are our aims concerning our staff and the continuing ordinary functioning of the business: to minimise the spread of the infection to safeguard everyone’s … Read More

“What Makes Great Children’s Books?” Interview with Ross Montgomery

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Welcome to part 2 of our interview with children’s author, Ross Montgomery. Ross’s books have had a fantastic reception from children, adults and reviewers alike, and have already been nominated for numerous industry awards. We spoke to him about what children love to read, and what makes a great children’s book… Ross Montgomery (children’s author) and Hugh Viney (Director of … Read More

Getting Kids to Read More: Our Interview With Children’s Author Ross Montgomery

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It’s hard getting kids to read. We chatted with Ross, whose work has been listed in the Sunday Times ‘Top 100 Modern Children’s Classics’, shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book of the Year Award and the Branford Boase Award, and featured in The Times Children’s Book of the Week, about how you can encourage your children to read more.   Hey … Read More

Top 10 Tips for GCSE/ A level Revision

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Hear a ticking clock? Clicking pens? The footsteps of invigilators stalking across halls…? Yes it is that time of the year again where a year’s work will be measured in a mere two hours, exam time…eeek! But we are here to calm your nerves and still your shaking pens, and offer you our top tips and guidance on how to … Read More