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Helping Your Child Prepare For Private School Entrance Exams

When choosing an educational setting for your child, you may be considering private schooling. All private schools in the UK require students to sit an entrance exam to determine whether they’re allowed in. It’s a daunting prospect for children and parents alike but entrance exams needn’t be nerve-wracking. It’s simply a case of being well-prepared. […]

How To Nurture Young Learners With One-To-One Holistic Education

Academic ability is important for building careers and financial success. But what about developing imagination and empathy, and learning how to express emotions and take care of ourselves? These are crucial parts of being a happy, healthy human being. In recent years there has been an increased focus on children’s overall wellbeing. Holistic education teachers […]

Featured Article in Edinburgh & The Lothians School Guide

We’re delighted to have recently had a two page featured article in the 2023/2024 annual edition of the Edinburgh & The Lothians School Guide! We’ve been a longtime member of their directory and love the work they do. This guide is always worth a look every year as you are deciding what might be the […]

How To Learn The Times Tables

Do you remember learning your times tables at school? Knowing tables facts is still a crucial part of any child’s education. Mastering times tables will help your child Master basic maths Improve their mental arithmetic Understand important mathematical concepts Excel at complicated maths once they reach secondary school Use maths in everyday tasks Grow in […]

Holistic, Inclusive Alternative To Mainstream Education In Edinburgh

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There are wonderful alternatives to mainstream education — like our unique learning space in Edinburgh, Scotland. Founded by teacher Lydia Scaltsas, LS Tuition provides a holistic, welcoming, and inclusive approach to your child’s education. We believe in an education that nurtures the ‘whole child’. That means looking beyond academics and developing a child’s sense of […]

The Benefits of Summer Schools | Edinburgh

Book KS1 Summer School Book KS2 Summer School As the holidays approach, you might be considering the benefits of Summer School for your child. Summer brings the promise of better weather, endless relaxation, and a break from demanding routines. But for active young minds, the long summer holidays can also spell disrupted routines, emotional dysregulation […]

What is the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum in Scotland?

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Key Stage 2 is the National Curriculum followed by public and state schools here in Scotland. It applies to children aged 7-12 and in Primary 4 to Primary 7. It covers a range of core subjects that are expected to be covered in the curriculum in order to prepare children for their transition into secondary […]

What is involved in the Key Stage 1 National Curriculum?

Key Stage 1 is the National Curriculum for education here in Scotland that covers primary school children aged 5 – 7 or from Primary 1 to Primary 3. These include a wide range of subjects that should be taught to students within their early primary school years and national tests that should be completed at […]

A Cost Guide to Private Tuition for Primary School Children in 2023

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Due to the impact COVID-19 has had on our children and their learning, there has been a surge in private tuition for primary school children. Students throughout Scotland and England have found that private tutoring has had an incredibly positive effect not only on their academic performance, but also on their love for learning. Many […]

Online Tutoring For Primary School Children

Suppose your child needs extra help in school, and you want to give them the best chance of succeeding in their studies without having to take time off work or spend hours driving back and forth from tutoring sessions. In that case, online tutoring for primary school children may be the perfect solution. Online tutors […]