Exams are back!

OFQUAL has announced the return of exams, how ready are your students. Ofqual’s plans for GCSEs and A levels in 2022 1. Grades will be lower than in 2020, but higher than 2019 Ofqual announced today that grade distributions will be pitched at a midway point between pre-pandemic levels of 2019 and results in 2021.Continue reading “Exams are back!”

Everything you wanted to know about IB

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is a two-year curriculum for high-achieving high school students. The IB Diploma Programme is the most widely offered IB program in the United States. 945 high schools are authorized to use and teach the IB diploma curriculum. Why should I consider the IB Programme? International Baccalaureate programs are offered and recognizedContinue reading “Everything you wanted to know about IB”

Why BTECs are a great option.

BTEC qualifications are rising in popularity and increasing numbers of universities are accepting them. Their flexibility means that they can be studied alongside or instead of A-Levels and they adopt a more practical approach to learning. But is BTEC right for you? Despite now having a small exam element, it’s still a great alternative toContinue reading “Why BTECs are a great option.”


When I set up my business, I started with all the things that other businesses didn’t do. The key to success for me is to stand out, not fit in. Tutoring companies across the world traditionally employ the cheapest staff because for them it is about making money. For me breaking even is important butContinue reading “APPROACHING TUTORING DIFFERENTLY”

Motivating Reluctant Learners.

Reluctant learners need to be both challenged and supported if they are to develop the self-efficacy they need to take risks and succeed. They avoid challenges, don’t complete tasks, and are satisfied to “just get by.” They are reluctant learners, who often have the potential to excel but don’t seem to care about achieving inContinue reading “Motivating Reluctant Learners.”

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