Like many parents, you may be asking yourself whether your child will truly benefit from tuition. It is important to acknowledge the commitment required by both parents and students in terms of the money and time that private tuition requires. Arguably this is an investment into your child’s future enabling them to get from A to B in the increasingly competitive educational system but with the commitment involved it is normal for parents to be asking whether tuition is truly right for their … [Read more...] about Is Tuition Really Right for my Child?
Online tuition is available to help your child prepare for school in September, whatever format that may take. We are offering individual tuition for all subjects and to all levels; these can be lessons per hour or week-long courses. We are standing by to match your needs with one of our outstanding tutor, who are DBS checked and personally interviewed. Our online lessons are delivered on a number of platforms including Skype and Zoom. These softwares provide a safe learning environment for … [Read more...] about Prepare for September with online tuition
We are offering expert tutors to help your child fill this gap between now and September, as they move into important exam years (11 and 13) or start a course for the first time. With exams likely to be offered in September 2020 and summer 2021 we can provide revision and resources to help your child achieve their academic goals. Our tutors can help lay foundations and reinforce knowledge required for starting A levels and GCSEs. Tutoring is continuing via a few online platforms including … [Read more...] about Summer preparation tuition
The announcement on 20th March by the Department for Education that summer examinations are to be cancelled - but that qualifications would still be awarded - has led to anxiety and concern among students, parents, teachers and universities alike. This has been exacerbated by uncertainty over how this will be achieved. Understandably, it has taken some time for the qualification regulators to put in place a robust system that will ensure that every student receives final grades accurately … [Read more...] about Response to DofE exam guidance
A letter from Director, Henry Pike to all our clients. "I am writing to update you about important changes to the educational system and exam environment and how this affects your children and their qualifications. For children in non-examination years: Tuition can continue online with our tutors in preparation for the next academic year to avoid big gaps in knowledge; our tutors are all experienced and adept at delivering engaging learning via this method. For children in examination … [Read more...] about Covid-19, assessments and online tuition
This advice is a further update to that issued on January 27, and is on behalf of BSA and our partners, AEGIS and BAISIS. Once again, BSA and our partners remind members that we are NOT a medical authority, nor is this guidance intended as legal advice, and any decisions by a school in this area should involve its own medical staff in conjunction with local GPs. 1. How has the situation developed? Public Health England confirms that human to human transmission is occurring, and it also … [Read more...] about BSA Novel Coronavirus update
What a busy term at Crescent Tuition! Below are some of the Christmas term highlights. Record numbers of students receiving tuition 4 of our students receiving Oxbridge interviews after mentoring Started tutoring Chinese for the first time Offering more subjects than ever before Growing our team of amazing tutors in Bath and beyond Have a fantastic festive break and if you are studying for exams in 2020 then follow these holiday tips from Alice; one of our leading tutors: … [Read more...] about Christmas term highlights
The university league table has been released and here are the top 10. Cambridge St Andrews Oxford Loughborough Durham Bath Imperial College Lancaster Warwick Exeter Leeds When choosing your university think about these key questions: ‘What’s the workload like and who will teach you?’ ‘Don’t discount gut instinct’ ‘Do as much research as possible’ ‘Students are most successful in a place where they are happy’ The full Guardian table is available … [Read more...] about University league tables 2020
What an academic year it has been for Crescent Tuition and its amazing students and tutors. I would like to extend a personal thank you to our incredible set of tutors who have put in the work to help our students achieve some incredible examination results this year. Here is a selection of some of the fantastic feedback we have received: "Mao got A* for Economics and she was thrilled. She said the tutor in the February half term at Bath Academy and Henry really made a difference to her … [Read more...] about Exam feedback 2019
The proportion of students achieving the top grades at A-level has fallen to its lowest level for more than a decade, this year's results show. This year some 25.5% got an A grade or higher - the lowest level since 2007 when it was 25.3%. Girls have narrowly reclaimed the lead from boys, with 25.5% achieving these grades compared with 25.4% of boys. The overall pass rate remains the same as last year at 97.6% for students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Here at Crescent … [Read more...] about Results day!