• Exam Revision

    We were joined by two of our most senior tutors, Harry and Omari, to investigate the most effective revision techniques. In a discussion which will be highly useful for students preparing for any set of exams, we covered:

    • How to structure your revision and when to start revising
    • Managing exam stress and anxiety
    • Motivation for exam prep
    • The revision techniques proven to improve grades
    • Revision tips for children with SEN


    This is a recording from our webinar, 'Exam Revision and Technique' held on the 24th of April 2024.

    Simply Learning Tuition offers preparation for all major exams, including GCSEs, A Levels and the IB, as well as school entrance assessments.

    Read more here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/

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    1h 1m - Apr 25, 2024
  • Cameron Vale School with Alison Melrose

    In this episode of the SLT podcast, our Founder and Director, Nathaniel McCullagh, was joined by Alison Melrose, Headmistress of Cameron Vale School, a co-educational prep in Chelsea.

    They discussed what makes Cameron Vale unique, how small class sizes can serve the brightest students as well as those who struggle with the curriculum, and how Cameron Vale prepares children for the 11 Plus - from choosing the right senior school to mastering Atom or the ISEB tests.

    Explore our website here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/

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    48m - Apr 11, 2024
  • Artificial Intelligence in Education

    “Parents and teachers should be both sceptical of and enthusiastic about AI. Above all, parents need to be informed - they should ask their schools about their AI safeguarding policy and GDPR.” - Tom Rogerson, Headmaster of Cottesmore School


    “Don’t use any free AI apps - they will be using your data and this may be sold. No one knows the future ramifications of data use of this type.” - Alex Fahie, Founder of Interactive Tutor


    “The hope is that teachers will feel empowered - they will spend more time and energy communicating directly with their students and less doing paperwork.” - Alison Melrose, Headmistress of Cameron Vale School


    In this episode of the SLT podcast, our Founder and Director Nathaniel McCullagh was joined by a panel of leaders in education to discuss the opportunities and challenges of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Education.


    Listen to find out:

    • How are schools currently using AI?
    • What will the place of the traditional teacher be in an AI classroom?
    • Does EdTech threaten the soft skills and human interaction that are vital to children’s development?
    • How should parents manage their children’s use of AI at home?
    • How can children use AI to learn more effectively?


    This podcast is a recording of our AI in Education Webinar held on Thursday 8th February 2024.


    SLT website: www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/about-us/events-and-courses/

    For future webinars and events: www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/about-us/events-and-courses/

    1h 8m - Feb 9, 2024
  • SEN and Life Coaching with Victoria Gallagher

    What do I do if I suspect my child has a special educational need? 

    In this fascinating episode of the SLT podcast, we are joined by education consultant, dyslexia specialist and life coach Victoria Gallagher to answer this and many other questions.

    In our wide-ranging conversation, we discuss:

    • How to build the confidence of a child with SEN
    • The benefits of mainstream vs special schools
    • What is an EHCP, does my child need one, and how do I get one?
    • How to make sure your child’s school is giving them the support they need


    Victoria’s company, Woodlands Education Consultancy: https://www.weceducation.co.uk/

    Explore the Simply Learning Tuition website here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/

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    36m - Aug 4, 2023
  • Speech and language therapy, autism and ADHD with Michele Thompson

    What do children with autism wish people understood? Find out in this episode of the Simply Learning Tuition podcast, as we are joined by Michele Thompson, the founder of Word of Mouth Therapy, to discuss neurodiversity. 

    Michele is a Speech and Language therapist with 13 years' experience in Special Educational Needs (SEN). We discuss her personal experience of autism and ADHD, her work with neurodivergent children, and how to help these children flourish.

    Michele demystifies some common SEN terminology, explaining what emotional regulation and self-advocacy mean - and why they are so important. We offer some advice for families with neurodivergent children, including the benefits of diagnosis for children’s wellbeing, and Michele answers the questions she is most often asked by parents.

    Michele's company, Word of Mouth Therapy: http://www.wordofmouth-uk.com/index.html

    Explore the Simply Learning Tuition website here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk

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    S1E14 - 30m - Jun 16, 2023
  • UCAS and University Applications advice with Sarah Alakija

    SLT Founder Nathaniel McCullagh was joined by university applications consultant Sarah Alakija for a comprehensive discussion of UCAS and university admissions. Listen to find out:

    • How to select courses and universities
    • How early you should start work on your application, and what the first steps of your preparation should be
    • How to write the perfect personal statement
    • How UCAS’s recently announced changes to its applications process may affect students


    This is a recording from our webinar, 'UCAS Applications Advice' held on the 2nd of June 2023.

    Simply Learning Tuition offers comprehensive university admissions support for students, including course selection, personal statement guidance, and admissions test and interview preparation.

    Read more here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/university-admission-consultants/

    Call us on: 020 7350 1981

    S1E12 - 1h 2m - Jun 5, 2023
  • Parenting advice with Chloe Billington and Karen Raingold

    Is a ‘carrot’ or a ‘stick’ approach better when it comes to improving your child’s behaviour? Find out in this episode of the Simply Learning Tuition podcast, as Chloe Billington and Karen Raingold join us from ‘Child in Time’ to discuss emotional and mental wellbeing. We address some of the common challenges which parents face, including encouraging your child to complete their homework, what to do if you receive a behaviour report from school, and tips for tackling sibling rivalry.

    Child in Time is an established school counselling provider who have recently launched online parent consultations: http://childintime.co.uk/

    Explore the Simply Learning Tuition website here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/

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    S1E13 - 32m - May 26, 2023
  • SLT's Guide to the ISEB Common Pre-Test

    In this comprehensive, hour long guide, SLT's Founder Nathaniel McCullagh speaks to two experienced pre-test tutors about how they prepare students for the ISEB and other adaptive online tests. We also discuss how to relieve student anxiety around school entrance tests. This is a recording from our webinar, 'ISEB Pre-tests' held on the 7th of February 2023.

    Visit our 11+ pre-test page: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/academic-assessments/iseb-pre-test/

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    S1E11 - 53m - Feb 13, 2023
  • Social & Emotional Wellbeing with Hugo Shephard
    We speak with the founder of Role Models, Hugo Shephard. In this episode, we discuss children’s mental health, the importance of resilience, confidence, and collaboration for employability, and techniques parents can adopt at home for supporting the social and emotional wellbeing of their children. Role Models is a business that believes life skills are as important as academic results. They offer online and offline courses that develop the invaluable soft skills that will benefit your child now, and in the future.

    Visit Role Models: https://www.rolemodels.me/

    Explore our website here:https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/

    Call us on 0207 350 1981
    S1E10 - 22m - Nov 18, 2021
  • An Ampleforth Education with Robin Dyer

    We speak with the Headmaster of Ampleforth College, Robin Dyer, ​​previously second master & operational head at Wellington College. Founded in 1802, we hear from Robin on his fresh ideas for Ampleforth since he began his Headship in 2019. Robin discusses the benefits of a Catholic education, lifelong independent learning, and why we should look beyond league tables.

    School Review: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/advice-for-parents/our-review-of-ampleforth-college/

    School Website: https://www.ampleforthcollege.org.uk/college/

    Explore our website here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/

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    S1E9 - 31m - Sep 27, 2021
  • Reaching your full potential with Lawrence Killian

    A conversation with former Head Teacher Lawrence Killian about what it means to reach your full potential and how parents and teachers can assist children on their journey to achieving their goals.

    S1E8 - 37m - Sep 6, 2021
  • More House School

    A chat with Faith Hagerty, Head Teacher at More House School. We discuss the benefits of single sex education, the importance of a having a creative learning enviroment, and the positive effects of being part of a small school.


    School Review: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/advice-for-parents/our-review-of-more-house-school/

    School Website: https://www.morehouse.org.uk/


    Explore our website here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/

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    S1E7 - 20m - Sep 1, 2021
  • Hawkesdown School

    Listen to our chat with Jenny Mackay, Head at Hawkesdown House in Kensington. We discuss the benefits of a holistic education, the importance of having an open community, where parents, teachers and pupils all play a part in creating the school environment, and finally preparing for life after Hawkesdown House. 


    School Review: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/advice-for-parents/our-review-of-hawkesdown-house-school/

    School Website: https://www.hawkesdown.co.uk/


    Explore our website here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/

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    S1E6 - 16m - May 25, 2021
  • Choosing the Best School for your Child

    Whether your child is starting school for the first time or moving for sixth form, we’re sure you’ll find this podcast helpful. We discuss the most common entry points for independent schools, and things to consider to when navigating the British independent school system. This is a recording from our webinar ‘Choosing a school’ held on the 10th November 2020.


    Explore our website here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/

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    S1E5 - 47m - May 11, 2021
  • The Secret to Happy Homework

    We speak with Omari Eccleston-Brown, private tutor, creator of the Happy Homework™ System and author of, ‘The Secret to Happy Homework: 7 Hidden Laws of Success'. Known fondly as 'The Homework Guru' to his clients, Omari has helped hundreds of parents and children transform their experience of homework and reach their true potential. You'll get to learn the secrets to calmer, happier and more rewarding homework, as Omari gives you his top tips for motivating your children, creating a schedule that works and setting the right targets. This is a recording from our webinar held on the 4th November 2020.


    Read Blogs By Omari Eccleston-Brown

    • Removing the Barriers to Happy Homework - https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/advice-for-parents/happy-homework-executive-functions/
    • Making Homework Work for You - https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/advice-for-parents/structurearoundhomework/
    • How to Motivate Your Child to do their Homework - https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/advice-for-parents/motivate-your-child-homework/


    Explore our website here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/

    S1E4 - 1h 1m - May 11, 2021
  • Eaton House The Manor Girls' School

    A chat with Oliver Snowball, Headmaster at Eaton House the Manor Girls' School. We discuss school clubs, stretching the girls, pastoral care, and life after Eaton House.


    School Review: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/advice-for-parents/our-review-of-eaton-house-the-manor-girls-school/

    School Website: https://www.eatonhouseschools.com/the-manor/girls


    Explore our website here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/

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    S1E3 - 17m - May 4, 2021
  • Eaton House Belgravia

    A chat with Huw May, Headmaster of Eaton House Belgravia. We discussed how the boys are prepared for entrance exams, the house system and individual learning plans.


    Explore our website here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/

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    S1E4 - 14m - May 4, 2021
  • Lyndhurst House Virtual Open Morning

    Listen to Headmatsr (Andrew Reid) chat about the admissions process at Lyndhurst House and answers any other questions about the school during their virtual open morning. This podcast was kindly shared with us in April 2021.


    Lyndhurst House School Website: https://www.lyndhursthouse.co.uk/


    Explore our website here: https://www.simplylearningtuition.co.uk/

    Call us on 020 7350 1981

    S1E5 - 52m - May 4, 2021
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