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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...

Why a good night’s sleep is important and how to achieve it!

Why a good night’s sleep is important and how to achieve it!

Why a good night’s sleep is important and how to achieve it! Leading a busy, fast-paced lifestyle is often seen as a mark of success in today’s society. So many of us are trying to cram more and more into each day; staying up later and getting up earlier in order to...

Why Every Child Should Learn a Second Language

Why Every Child Should Learn a Second Language

“One language sets you in a corridor for life.  Two languages open every door along the way” Did you know that all babies are born with an innate ability to mimic the sounds of any language? But by the time they reach 10 months,...

Exciting Awards News!

Exciting Awards News!

We are proud to announce that Flying Start's Founder, Sian Goodspeed, 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...

Power Up Learning!

Power Up Learning!

Many children dream of possessing a super power but few know that they already have one... The ability to learn! A skilled learner will be able to do anything they turn their minds to. Well, perhaps not leap over tall buildings in a single bound -  but they can...

Refer a Friend!

Refer a Friend!

Pleased with the tuition your child has been receiving? Then why not refer a friend….and earn free tuition vouchers for your both of you! To earn £25 in tuition vouchers, either click here to complete our referral form or ask your friend to contact...

Getting to grips with non-verbal reasoning

Getting to grips with non-verbal reasoning

Non-verbal reasoning (NVR) is becoming an increasingly common form of assessment. It appears in the Buckinghamshire 11+ tests as well as the 11+ and 12+ exams in several other counties and in many independent schools’ entrance exams. NVR is used to assess how well a...

I now understand learning is not about boasting and trying to make sure people know you are clever; it’s about working smarter

Pupil, R & P course, Summer 2018

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