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Flying Start Tuition – Poetry Club Updates

Flying Start Tuition – Poetry Club Updates

Did you know we run an online poetry club, led by the brilliant Andrea? Every week they meet up, talk about poetry and of course, write poems, limericks...you name it. Recently they did a re-working of the John Hegley poem: What a poem's not. Get yourself a nice cup...

Home Schooling Survival Tip #2 – Put your own oxygen mask on first!

Home Schooling Survival Tip #2 – Put your own oxygen mask on first!

I expect you’ve heard the saying: ‘Put your own oxygen mask on first’? I’ve always thought that made perfect sense in the context of an aeroplane emergency but never fully grasped its significance in my daily life…until recently. Business owner and home-educating...

Home Schooling Survival Tip #1 – Time Management

Home Schooling Survival Tip #1 – Time Management

If you’re juggling work and Home Schooling and/or several children with different learning needs, it may seem like there is simply not enough time to do it all...and it's so easy to slip into overwhelm. (I know - I've been there!) Here are a few pointers that may help...

Inspiring Book Competition – Children picks

Inspiring Book Competition – Children picks

Love a good book? We certainly do at Flying Start Tuition. And as our recent inspiring book competition can justify so do many of our young flying starters! In fact, we had so many that whittling it down to find a winner was near impossible! Manage it we did, and you...

Which holiday tuition is best for my child?

Which holiday tuition is best for my child?

Which Holiday Tuition is Best for My Child? With so much on offer this summer, from our Accelerators, Revision & Practice courses and Mock Test Experiences, we've made it super easy for you as a parent to decide which are the most appropriate for your child. So,...

Take our free online assessment!

Take our free online assessment!

Take our free online assessment! Use our free online assessment to find out how your child is doing. Simply follow the instructions on the form below to register.

The Buckinghamshire 11+ Tests – A Quick Guide for Parents

The Buckinghamshire 11+ Tests – A Quick Guide for Parents

It was confirmed on 24th July that the Buckinghamshire Secondary Transfer Tests (11+) will be postponed as follows: 27-30 October (out of county children) and2-5 November (children attending Buckinghamshire primary schools and Partner schools) Bucks Eleven...

Advice for the Covid-19 Home-schoolers

Advice for the Covid-19 Home-schoolers

As a self-employed, home-schooling mother of seven years, some of my friends have commented in recent days that it must be pretty much ‘life as normal’ for us. It’s true that we’re used to having our children around us during the day and it’s also true that we’ve had...

Covid-19 Updates

Covid-19 Updates

Online Support for Children Home from School In order to support our Flying Start family and the wider community, we are planning to offer some extra online activities for our students over the coming weeks. We are mindful that many of you may be faced with working...

Sian makes the finals for NLP Awards for the second year running!

Sian makes the finals for NLP Awards for the second year running!

We are proud to announce that Sian Goodspeed, Founder of Flying Start Tuition, is a finalist in the Education category of this year’s NLP Awards. The NLP awards recognise those individuals who have demonstrated the use of NLP in making a marked difference in their...

Why is Playful Learning so important?

Why is Playful Learning so important?

Play is what children do and their way of life, but it also is the best way for them to learn important life skills. At Flying Start Tuition, we recognise the importance of a playful approach to learning and we are soon running our brand new Playful...

Thank you for teaching me that being myself is always the answer.

Pupil, R & P course, Summer 2018

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