New Watership Down movie…not for children!

It was very much a harrowing movie when it was released in 1978 and the new BBC movie is a drama and not for children too! It is not suitable for younger viewing, we have been warned by Rory Aitken, one of the producers. It will be left to individual parents to allow their children […]

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Primary Education and Mental Health

There is a lot of discussion about including mental health education to the mandatory teaching curriculum for all schools in the UK. It is not to be a certified subject but to benefit from the teaching I believe it is essential and vital in reducing the stigma around mental health issues. I am continually concerned […]

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Safety tips for keeping your children safe at home

In this post I’m going to be sharing with you some of the key safety tips for ensuring your children are safe at home. I will be sharing with you the safety considerations in the bathroom, the kitchen and the living room. THE BATHROOM Lock medicines away and ensure the labels are clear and containers […]

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Why is my child not where they are meant to be educationally in Year 3, 4 or 5 or even 6?

As a tutor I am getting asked this question more and more from first visit parents… and it is something that I too am noticing. This, of course, does not apply to all children but to a great number of them. These are the reasons why, in my opinion: 1. The school they are at […]

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Halloween Writing Competition

At Elisa’s Tutorial School we encourage children to take part in writing competitions and for Halloween 2018 the children from ages 5 to 12 were asked to write a poem or short story or a Halloween experience. The children enjoyed the ‘competition’ as well as the chance to show off their writing skills. There were […]

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Mysterious Wings by Maryam A. Hussain, a pupil of Elisa’s Tutorial School

At Elisa’s Tutorial School we encourage independent work and writing projects to embed the learning and writing techniques learnt in our group and one-to-one teaching. One of our pupils, aged 6, has produced a wonderful story called Mysterious Wings. Here is a sample of her work and to say we are most proud of her […]

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