Secondary school parents set to spend £24 billion on tutors as students a year behind on education 

Sep 20 2021

New research from Tutorful, the experts in online tutoring, reveals that 78% of secondary school parents think that the pandemic has had a negative impact on their child’s education, with parents believing that their child (aged between 11 to 18yrs) is behind a whole school year (9.5 months), with around 14 hours a week lost on education during to the pandemic. To catch up, British parents are estimated to splash out £24 Billion on tutors over the next school year to pass exams.    

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The Independent Schools Show on Tuesday, 22nd June 2021

Jun 17 2021
The Independent Schools Show brings together 55 leading independent schools from London and the country to the Hurlingham Club on Tuesday, 22nd June. Don’t miss the opportunity for those all important, in depth, face-to-face discussions with senior admissions staff and headteachers that are hard to fit around whistle-stop group school tours at open days.

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Children learned ‘little or nothing’ during school closures, despite online learning

Apr 09 2021

As a mother of a teenager in year 10, I am aware that the last year of schooling has been lost and I feel really anxious as next year my boy will have to face GCSE exams after literally missing out on vital learning. My fears have been confirmed by a new study by researchers at Oxford’s Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science, published in Proceedings for the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

School closures in the last year have led to serious learning losses, with primary-age school pupils making virtually no progress studying at home, according to Learning losses were particularly pronounced in families with low levels of education.

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