Blog Posts in 2016

  • 3 Note-Taking Tips for Back to School

    Note-taking can certainly be a tricky skill to master for any student, and taking good notes is something that needs to be practiced in order to perfect. Here at Tutor Doctor we know how important ...
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  • 5 Christmas gift ideas for your kids that encourage learning

    Christmas is just around the corner, which means lots of last minute shopping for gifts. Often when buying for your children it’s easy to just opt for whatever might be on their list for Santa. Here ...
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  • Keep your child’s skills sharp over the Christmas break

    The Christmas holidays are almost here, which can often mean homework takes a back seat to celebrating. Even though a break is well-deserved, it’s also important that your child doesn’t lose any ...
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  • Help your teen de-stress

    Growing up isn’t easy, especially when you’re a teenager. With recent studies showing that 34% of teens experience moderate or severe stress (a large increase on previous figures), it’s certainly a ...
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  • Tips to help get rid of exam anxiety

    Exams can be a huge source of anxiety for many children and teenagers. Not only can this stress have a considerable affect on your child’s performance, it can also make exams emotionally overwhelming ...
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  • 5 benefits of taking a gap year

    Taking a gap year can be an extremely enriching and transformative experience for students. Yet, for many parents a gap year can be worrying and spark concerns that University will get put on hold or ...
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  • Anti-Bullying Week: Raising Awareness

    Anti-Bullying week is here (14- 18 November), which means it’s the perfect time to help those affected finally speak out. Shocking statistics have even revealed that over 1.5 million young people have ...
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  • An event to remember- The very first TTA National Tutors Conference

    It was a given that Tutor Doctor franchisees and tutors were excited to attend the first ever National Tutors Conference hosted by The Tutors’ Association. The event gave tutors from across the UK the ...
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  • Helping your teen choose a career

    Choosing a career path is certainly one of life’s big decisions -- one that can be overwhelming for any teenager. Even though schools and colleges do offer career advice, often it is limited and not ...
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  • Study habits of successful students

    Becoming a successful student doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time, dedication and you can bet that any student excelling in their exams and assignments will have great study habits and routines in ...
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  • How to help your child learn to love reading

    Reading is fundamental when it comes to your child's academic performance, progression and success. In fact, it can have a huge impact on writing and language skills as well as teach morals and help ...
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  • 5 Tips for Your Child’s Academic Success

    It’s no surprise that your child’s success at school starts at home. Recent studies have even shown that poor academic performance can indicate a shortage of sleep, poor nutrition and lack of support. ...
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  • How every child can benefit from tutoring

    The start of a new school term can be overwhelming for many children, especially when it comes to homework loads and subjects getting that little bit trickier. A tutor can really help improve grades ...
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  • Helping your kids set and reach their goals

    Setting goals is a fantastic habit to get into no matter how young or old you are. At Tutor Doctor we believe setting targets keeps children motivated keeps them studying and working hard. Helping ...
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  • Helping your kids stay organised at school

    Starting a new school term means lots of new topics to learn, a mountain of homework to get through and a new timetable to grasp. For many students, trying to juggle all these things can be extremely ...
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  • Let’s celebrate Roald Dahl Day!

    The 13 th of September isn’t just a regular Tuesday- it’s the official Roald Dahl day, meaning fans up and down the country can celebrate the talented writer and his classic children’s books. In fact, ...
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  • Tips for Freshers’ Week

    The long summer break is finally coming to an end, meaning for many students their University journey is just about to begin. Here at Tutor Doctor we know how daunting Freshers’ week can be- not only ...
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  • Going Back to School With a Positive Attitude

    The summer break is over, which means it’s time for your children to head back to school. For some kids, school- with its strict teachers and never ending mountain of homework, can mean they dread ...
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  • Preparing your child for secondary school

    For many parents who have children in their final year at primary school, the end of the summer holidays signals the beginning of their secondary school journey. Moving to a brand new school where ...
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  • Things to consider before moving to University

    A-Level results day is finally here, meaning for many of you it’s time to start thinking about moving to University! Life is certainly going to change- not only will you be moving away from home, ...
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  • How to break your child’s bad habits

    Thumb sucking and nail biting are just a few bad habits many children pick up either at school, in the playground or when spending time with their friends. Here at Tutor Doctor we know how important ...
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  • 4 tips to make learning fun for your kids this summer

    Learning during the summer holidays is often the last thing on your child’s mind. After a long year of hard work, it’s no surprise that they want to go out and have fun, watch TV and generally avoid ...
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  • Summer safety for your children

    The summer holidays are finally here, meaning lots of beach breaks, family holidays abroad and plenty of opportunities for your kids to go outside and enjoy the outdoors. Here at Tutor Doctor we know ...
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  • Fun Educational Summer Activities for Teens

    The summer break is finally here, meaning for most teens, late nights, long lie ins and lots of time spent with friends. This often means homework and learning is the last thing on their mind. Here at ...
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  • Why is sleep so important for your child?

    Sleep is important for all of us and can often affect how our day goes, our mental state or our general wellbeing. However, for children sleep plays a much more significant role as it helps their ...
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