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Additional Practice Entrance Exam: Book Today

Our 18th June morning practice entrance examination is now full. To meet demand for this extremely useful service, we shall be running an afternoon session. Time: 12.30 – 2.30 pm Date: 18th June 2017 Format: CEM-style Cost: £40 (£35 for … Continue reading

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Summer School 2017 at Better Tuition Urmston

Summer School 2017 at Better Tuition Better Tuition’s summer term will end on Saturday, 22nd July 2017. Our 2017 Summer School will run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the remainder of July (week commencing 24/07/16) and throughout August. You can … Continue reading

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Last Minute SATs Practice

http://bettertuition.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/better-tuition-sats-grammar-spelling-and-punctuation.pdf Spelling and Grammar We like the mnemonics activities here http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/spellits/home_flash.shtml The spelling activities on this game are excellent http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/english/spelling_grammar/spelling/play.shtml An abundance of grammar related links can be found here http://tinyurl.com/3kwb3v5. Practise http://tinyurl.com/53bq9ractise homophones here http://tinyurl.com/3g5zo9e. ^ back to top Creative Writing Most of … Continue reading

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SATs 2016: the results are in!

2016’s SATs results have now been published, ending a nervous few months for parents, teachers and children. The reformed assessments had attracted controversy because many feared that they had been set at a level of difficulty that was just too … Continue reading

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2016 Open Events at Secondary Schools in Urmston, Stretford and Beyond (UPDATED)

UPDATED – SEPTEMBER 2016. It’s always a good idea to attend open events at a few secondary schools before you choose the best fit for your child. Personally and professionally, I am looking for a school that will nurture my … Continue reading

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Summer School 2016 at Better Tuition

Our 2016 Summer School will run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the last week of of July (week commencing 25/07/16) and throughout August.  You can book in for each lesson you would like your child to attend.  We do our … Continue reading

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But What, I Hear You Ask, Is a Fronted Adverbial?

Key Stage 2 SATs commence this week and this year’s tests have already proved so controversial that many parents have decided to boycott the them altogether by keeping their children off school. The main source of controversy is government intervention … Continue reading

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Tuition Centre Checklist: 16 Questions You MUST Ask

You can use our tuition centre checklist to compare different tuition centres – or to find out more about Better Tuition. You can download a PDF of our tuition centre checklist or you can simply print this page. Tuition Centre Checklist Finance … Continue reading

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The New Term Beckons – A Housekeeping Post

Autumn term 2015 begins for us on Tuesday, 1st September. Lessons will run on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 4.00 pm and 5.30 pm and on Saturdays at 9.00 am and 10.30 am. We are Ofsted registered which means … Continue reading

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Better Tuition Vocabulary and Proof Reading Workbooks Available Now

We have two workbooks available from our Urmston Tuition Centre. The workbooks are suitable for older Key Stage 2 children (Years 5/6) and cost just £5 each. The Better Tuition Word Power Vocabulary workbook aims to boost your child’s vocabulary … Continue reading

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