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How to Help Your Child Write Awesome Essays!

  As a parent, you want to do everything you can to help your child succeed in school. One of the most important things you can do is help them with their essay writing skills, which will help them across subjects that require long written and more descriptive answers. At Boutique Education, we tutor children…

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How Do Festive Activities Promote Learning?

I know we all deserve a much needed break with plenty of rest and relaxation, especially this Christmas, but the holiday break is also a great opportunity to engage your children in festive activities that are not only fun but will also promote learning – without your child ever realising! So, how does having Christmas…

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6 Tips To Develop Your Child’s English Writing Skills

Writing is essential, not just for your child but for all of us in our everyday lives. At school, your child will be expected to write countless essays across all their subjects (How Do English Skills Improve Grades in Other Subjects). Then when they leave school and move onto college or university, they have to…

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6 Tips on How to Encourage Learning in Your Child

  As parents, we want to help our children grow up confident, happy and healthy, and one of the most important ways of supporting them in doing this is by encouraging them to learn. Doing fun activities with them will foster and strengthen their education at home – and as an additional positive, enable you…

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10 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Social-Emotional Learning

  Children of all ages require social-emotional skills to help them succeed in various areas of their education – skills such as recognising and managing emotions, being a good friend to peers, controlling impulses, communicating effectively, and working well with others. At Boutique Education, we understand the importance of these skills to bolster a sense…

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How Do Good English Skills Improve Grades in Other Subjects?

We all know that English is an essential subject for your child to do well in at school. However, many of us don’t realise quite how far-reaching its benefits are. English can support and improve grades in other subjects, and Stanford researchers have even identified that good English skills can actually help students’ achievements in…

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5 Great Ways To Improve Your Child’s Focus

Concentration is like a muscle – it requires regular exercise for it to strengthen. Your child might have relatively good focus skills, but most children struggle with it, affecting their ability at school, self-confidence, and self-esteem. As a private tutor, I teach all ages of children who all have different focus levels. Although it may…

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How Home Tuition Can Help With Summer Learning Loss

The summer holidays are fast approaching and after another unsettled past year, thanks to COVID, you and your children are likely looking forward to a well-earned break.  However, with some children possibly suffering from what is referred to as summer learning loss, it might be worth thinking about some additional tutoring in the long holiday…

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Space – What Are the (Out of This World) Learning Opportunities for Kids?

Kids today are witnessing a space revolution, with the Perseverance Rover recently landing on Mars and companies planning lunar and Martian bases in the near future. Space provides a galaxy of learning opportunities across many subject areas that can be really beneficial for your child. But how? Sparking imagination and igniting curiosity, it’s all about…

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Top tips on how to support your child during exams!

Exam time can be extremely stressful – and not just for your child but for you as a parent! We’ve seen many a parent stress about their child and the amount of work they are (or aren’t) doing, how well they think they’ll do, and the impact it will have on their  future.   As parents,…