Results Day

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The exam is over … What next?! So, by now the GCSE exams are a long distant memory! Your child / you has studied hard (hopefully!) and they’ve sat all three exam papers. The question that comes to mind now … what next?! In this latest blog, I’m going to talk about what happens next […]

Summer Learning Loss

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Summer is a long time. (Unless you ask a teacher or a child, in which case they’ll probably say it’s too short)! Six whole weeks of freedom from school; with no daily routine for a lot of people and no formal education! It can be a time for children to do more of what they […]

The five different topics

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So in the last blog we talked about the maths exam – and in particular; what’s in it! We covered the fact the exams contain 5 main topics … Number Algebra Ratio, Proportion, Rates of Change Geometry Probability and Statistics However, unless you’re a maths teacher, this may well mean absolutely zero to you and […]

What’s in the exam?

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You’re probably reading this because you’ve got a child at secondary school who is studying maths as part of the curriculum. When they get to year 11, before they leave school that final summer, most of them will have to take exams – and these are known as GCSE’s (which stands for General Certificate of […]

The Press Release is out …

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So for this blog, we’re mixing it up slightly! We’re going to share with you the recent press release we’ve sent out to newspapers, magazines and similar (both nationally and locally). Keep your eyes open for us – we’ll soon be appearing in print in some magazines and papers!   CHALMERS NEWS PR PRESS RELEASE […]

Where’s the Maths?

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Some people reckon maths is only used in a classroom. I am a strong advocate of educatingpeople about where maths can be used outside the classroom and in real life; so this latest blog isdedicating to explaining some of the everyday topics where maths is used! 1. In the supermarket – So this one may […]

What’s in the Box? A Calendar!

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Every month, Tutor In A Box includes a monthly calendar with different Maths challenges to complete each day. The A3 calendar is designed to be stuck on the fridge or on the back of a student’s bedroom door, and encourages the ‘little and often’ mentality of learning that is so crucial for cementing topics and […]

It’s all about the grades.

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Now that is something you won’t hear me say very often! Tutor In A Box subscription boxes are designed to be fun, engaging and interactive. They are a no pressure, non-competitive activity where grades are not important. HOWEVER, since starting the box (and tutoring – you can see more about that on my tutoring website) […]