A-Level Advice

A-Level & GCSE Retake Courses - everything you need to know

If you find yourself in a position where you are thinking about sitting a retake course for your GCSE or A Level examinations you may be feeling slightly disheartened. We understand that it can be disappointing and upsetting if you discover that you haven’t achieved the results you’d hoped for. However, it is important to remember…

A-Level Results Day Guide 2016

A-Level Results Day Guide 2016 Key Points: A-Level Results Day is Thursday 18th August 2016. GCSE Results Day is Thursday 25th August 2016. Don’t panic but make sure you’re fully prepared for results day 2016. Bring your mobile phone, a pencil, a copy of The Independent or Daily Telegraph newspaper and a calculator. Tutor House…

3 of the Most Common Questions from A-Level Results Day 2015

3 of the Most Common Questions from A-Level Results Day 2015 A-Level results day has been and gone, bringing another academic year to an end. Flocks of undergraduates will head off to their chosen Universities in late September to take their first steps into their new lives. A-Level Results day is huge in the education…

Free 2015 A-Level Results Day Advice

Free 2015 A-Level Results Day Advice From 10th – 18th August 2015 we’re offering FREE A-Level results day advice for all students in the UK! The infamous ‘results day’, scheduled for Thursday 13th August 2015, is imminent as students across the UK once more await the final result of two years of dedication, commitment and…

Common Entrance Advice

11+ Common Entrance Summer Revision Course

11+ Common Entrance Summer Revision Course Tutor House is tackling the Common Entrance fear with a summer revision course this August.  Why leave crucial revision to September, with the added pressure of term- time commitments and the entrance exams just around the corner? Tutor House has a team of highly qualified, professional, experienced tutors who…

Residential Entrance exam courses 2014

Residential Entrance exam courses 2014 Common Entrance Summer Residential Retreat Are you looking to prepare your child for the upcoming Common Entrance examinations? Then why not start now and help your child secure the place they deserve by sending them on a Common Entrance preparation retreat. Key facts: Dates to chose from: 19th – 23rd…

Residential summer courses for school entrance exams

Residential summer courses for school entrance exams We’ve been helping children to obtain places at top independent private schools in London and the UK for a number of years. We have an experienced team of common entrance, 7+, 8+, 11+ and 13+ tutors, and we continue to offer residential tuition in Oxford. This really is…

Common Entrance preparation for Parents, which London Schools should you apply for?

Common Entrance preparation for Parents, which London Schools should you apply for? Tutor House Common Entrance information for Parents The Entrance Exam Process Parents should check the open days for the schools that they wish to apply to and endeavour to visit the schools and listen to the Head teachers talk. This will enable them…

Dyslexia Advice

5 Must-read Books on Dyslexia

5 Must-read Books on Dyslexia Being the parent of a child who suffers from dyslexia can be challenging, however with the right assistance & support your child need not face any disadvantages or be held back in realising their true potential. Luckily, there are several fantastic books on the subject that can help you to…

5 Tips for Teaching a Student with Dyslexia

5 Tips for Teaching a Student with Dyslexia Whether you’re a parent of a child with dyslexia or teaching a child with learning difficulties, it can present a real challenge. It’s said that up to 20% of the population has a form of reading disability, with dyslexia easily being the most common type, with 10%…

Educational Advice

Should ‘dead’ languages be kept alive in modern day A-level and GCSE curricular?

Should ‘dead’ languages be kept alive in modern day A-level and GCSE curricular? For many, any mention of the classical world triggers the conjuring up of scenes from the current HBO cable network series, ‘Game of Thrones’. However, the fictional world inhabited by John Snow, Cersei Lannister and Daenerys Targaryen couldn’t be further from the…

Homeschooling & the Creative Arts

The benefits of studying arts-related subjects at home There are a huge number of benefits in choosing creative subjects to study for GCSE and A-Level.  Creative industries are in fact now one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK and are responsible for over 5% of all jobs.  Unfortunately, however, arts subjects in school…

5 Brilliant Educational Apps To Help You Learn Anything

Fantastic Apps Which Can Help Your Child Study Most young people are tough to tear away from their devices, and it can be tricky getting them to put down their tablet, phone or laptop, especially when it comes to revision time.  However, the good news is that there are now many brilliant educational apps out…

5 Must See Inspirational TED Talks To Keep You Motivated

5 Must See Inspirational TED Talks To Keep You Motivated These 5 TED talks are perfect help inspire you when you need to get revising! Exams are fast approaching and both students and parents will realise that time is right for pupils to set up and stick to a strict revision timetable.  For those gearing…

GCSE Advice

A-Level & GCSE Retake Courses - everything you need to know

If you find yourself in a position where you are thinking about sitting a retake course for your GCSE or A Level examinations you may be feeling slightly disheartened. We understand that it can be disappointing and upsetting if you discover that you haven’t achieved the results you’d hoped for. However, it is important to remember…

Understanding the IGCSE, GCSE, and New Examination Reforms

Everything you need to know about the IGCSE and GCSE exams. The history. GCSE’s were first introduced in 1986 by combining the ‘O’ Level and CSE exams together and making coursework a part of the overall assessment. The International GCSE or rather IGCSE first came about in 1988 and has since been internationally recognised, available…

10 GCSE Revision Tips for Half Term

10 GCSE Revision Tips for Half Term This October Half Term is the critical time for GCSE revision. With the November exams fast approaching, ensuring you are revising in the most effective way possible, is key to success. London’s leading private tutoring agency, Tutor House has organised a Half Term revision course, which aims to…

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Could Online Tutoring Benefit Your Child?

Could Online Tutoring Benefit Your Child? Whether it is studying for exams or simply to get some additional help with a particular subject or topic, online tutoring could be a helpful solution to students looking for some extra support. In fact, the rise in the number parents and students turning to online tutoring over the…

Should ‘dead’ languages be kept alive in modern day A-level and GCSE curricular?

Should ‘dead’ languages be kept alive in modern day A-level and GCSE curricular? For many, any mention of the classical world triggers the conjuring up of scenes from the current HBO cable network series, ‘Game of Thrones’. However, the fictional world inhabited by John Snow, Cersei Lannister and Daenerys Targaryen couldn’t be further from the…

Homeschooling & the Creative Arts

The benefits of studying arts-related subjects at home There are a huge number of benefits in choosing creative subjects to study for GCSE and A-Level.  Creative industries are in fact now one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK and are responsible for over 5% of all jobs.  Unfortunately, however, arts subjects in school…

‘Blackboard Friday’– SAVE 20% Off Private Tuition in London

‘Blackboard Friday’– SAVE 20% Off Private Tuition in London To celebrate ‘Black Friday’ we are offering huge discounts off private tuition, UCAS & personal statement support and all revision courses during the Christmas and Easter holidays! Black Friday is a day where great discounts are offered around the UK, so we thought we should get…

Revision & Exam Tips

How to Make the Most of Revising in Groups

Why revising with others can be beneficial There are many benefits of working with your peers when revising for your exams, and for some it is in fact the best way to revise. Whether you are with just one other person or a larger group, having the opportunity to openly discuss topics from a  different…

Useful Revision Tips to Maintain a Healthy Study/ Life Balance

Revision tips to help you balance work and play It is so important, when studying, to ensure that you make time for yourself. Particularly in the lead up to your exams. The pressure to spend all your time revising means juggling a social life while remembering to also put some time aside for yourself and…

Best Free Apps To Help Organise your Revision

Best Free Apps To Help Organise your Revision We hunted down some of the best free educational apps out there to help keep you on top of your revision this term. Revising has never been easy and for anyone trying to revise in this day and age with all the technological distractions floating around, we…

How to Make the Most of Revising in Groups

Why revising with others can be beneficial There are many benefits to working with your peers when revising for your exams. Whether you are with just one other person or a larger group, having the opportunity to openly discuss ideas, bounce thoughts and questions off one another and help each other through difficult topics can be…

Tutoring Advice

Could Online Tutoring Benefit Your Child?

Could Online Tutoring Benefit Your Child? Whether it is studying for exams or simply to get some additional help with a particular subject or topic, online tutoring could be a helpful solution to students looking for some extra support. In fact, the rise in the number parents and students turning to online tutoring over the…

Homeschooling & the Creative Arts

The benefits of studying arts-related subjects at home There are a huge number of benefits in choosing creative subjects to study for GCSE and A-Level.  Creative industries are in fact now one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK and are responsible for over 5% of all jobs.  Unfortunately, however, arts subjects in school…

New Trends in Homeschooling

New Trends in Homeschooling Tutor House has a wealth of experience in supporting students who have decided to undertake homeschooling, be it due to illness, exclusion or personal circumstances. We offer a bespoke tailor- made service for homeschooling students where our consultants will work with you to devise a schedule suited to your needs and…

5 Tips for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs)

5 Tips for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) So you’ve finished university, you’ve got your degree and you’ve got your first teaching job, but as the summer holiday draws to an end your thoughts have probably turned to your new career. Over the summer holiday you have probably already spent hours printing and laminating titles for…

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Does Your Child Need A Tutor

Does Your Child Need A Tutor? All parents want their children to have the best possible education, help them achieve their desired grades, and ensure they are able to continue their studies and realise their goals after they leave school. While some parents take it upon themselves to impose timetables and rules to ensure their…

A-Level & GCSE Retake Courses - everything you need to know

If you find yourself in a position where you are thinking about resiting your GCSE or A Level examinations you may be feeling slightly disheartened. But don’t be, retaking your GCSE’s or A-level’s couldn’t be easier! We understand that it can be disappointing and upsetting if you discover that you haven’t achieved the results you’d…

How to Prepare for an Oxbridge Interview

Want to know more about the Oxbridge process and how to optimise your chances of getting in to one of the world’s best universities? If you, a friend, or family member is considering applying to Cambridge or Oxford then there are essential steps that they should be following. Read more here:    

University Advice

A-Level & GCSE Retake Courses - everything you need to know

If you find yourself in a position where you are thinking about resiting your GCSE or A Level examinations you may be feeling slightly disheartened. But don’t be, retaking your GCSE’s or A-level’s couldn’t be easier! We understand that it can be disappointing and upsetting if you discover that you haven’t achieved the results you’d…

The 8 Myths of University

The 8 Myths of University As a parent we all want what’s best for our children regarding their health and, of course, education. We watch them develop as they transition through many significant changes on their journey: starting ‘big’ school, after the freedom of preschool play, finding their feet at secondary school and then, for…

The Personal Statement: How to write one

The Personal Statement: How to write one Writing the perfect personal statement can often be a tricky process with so much to consider and get right! Many institutions will use your personal statement as an opportunity to get an insight into who you are, what you have to offer and your experiences to date. So…

Advice on Personal Statements

Advice on Personal Statements Tutor House has an extensive level of experience in helping students with their UCAS personal statements and helping students get into their top choices. Personal Statements serve as a great opportunity to show Universities why you would be a great candidate for the course and institution you are applying to and…