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Exam Results – A Message from Glynn…

Thursday 24th August 2023 is a date in most teenagers diary as it’s GCSE results day. Up and down the country, there will be nerves, butterflies, excitement, jubilation and possibly…

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Maintaining and Growing Your Child’s Education Levels Over the Summer Holidays

As the summer holiday fast approaches and schools prepare to close their doors until September, parents often wonder how they can ensure their children continue to progress academically during this…

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GCSE Top Tips for Pupils and Parents

With the GCSE’s taking place in the coming weeks, we thought we’d put together a few top tips to help both pupils and parents during this time. Remember, we are…

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GUEST BLOG | My child won’t revise – HELP!

Written by Glynn Hayball Across the country there is shouting, door slamming, and temper tantrums.  What is it that unites the country?  Football? Rugby? A new government initiative?  No, dear…

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End of Year Reports – The Highs and Lows

Receiving your child’s report at the end of a school year is full of mixed emotions. For some parents, it simply confirms what they already knew, for some their expectation…

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Online or Face-to-Face Tuition – which is best?

Up until Covid, I had never even considered online to be an option for Learn and Bloom. Now 3 years on, and many thousands of hours on Zoom later, I…

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What should ‘reading at home’ look like?

I’m sure you have heard from your child’s school “Read every night at home”, but why do we say that and what can it actually look like? Reading is one…

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Talking To Children About World Events

Now we have access to so much technology 24/7, it is almost impossible to avoid seeing world events as they unfold. We are hit with news updates on our phones,…

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Maths KIRF’s what are they and why do they matter?

A common question we get asked is, ‘What can I be doing with my child at home to help with their maths’ With so many websites, games and apps at…

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