A typical session in one of Elisa’s Tutorial School children’s writing workshops

Creative writing is one of the most challenging and rewarding aspects of learning. It is not just important because it is a part of the curriculum but because research shows that children who are good at creative writing are better achievers all round. Those pupils who have mastered it tend to do well at other […]

Read More

The ‘Me, You and the Moon’ books

The ‘Me, You and the Moon’ book is a wonderful start to the journey into learning about our world. It includes a wonderfully enchanting story about a little mouse who, along with his friends Antonio and Arlene, is looking to be reunited with his sister. He begins his journey under the light of the moon […]

Read More

Easter Revision classes…key to exam success

For many students studying for their GCSEs this year, the Easter holidays represent one of the last chances they have to cram in some focused, uninterrupted revision before their exams. Too many students leave their revision too late, meaning they are cramming in too much, staying up late and not eating properly as the nerves […]

Read More

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

I remember reading this as a young girl and marvelling at how independent and unafraid Mary Lennox, the main character of the book was. Not only was she determined and brave and looking for the good in all around her but she let her inner belief shine bright and impact on those around her. For […]

Read More

Dame Alice Owen – More than an educator

As the Director and Owner of Elisa’s Tutorial School I am tutoring children to achieve their potential and gain their place at some of London’s top independent, private and grammar schools. Dame Alice Owen, is most recognised for its partially selective secondary education school located in Potters Bar. However, Dame Alice Owen’s Foundation, the charity […]

Read More

Awards Certificates in Maths and Creative Writing

A number of our students were awarded with certificates during Saturday’s session today having successfully completed the Maths and Creative Writing Courses. We are very proud with the two programmes we run at the school, in addition to personalised learning and assessment, which support the child in their life-long learning. Both courses help to develop: […]

Read More

Blue Peter – best children’s show ever!

I remember rushing home from school, grabbing a snack and sitting in front of the television ready for Blue Peter with my younger brother. It was the highlight of our school week and often my cousins, who lived locally, would come over too. We would badger our parents for bric-a-brac and organise sales at the […]

Read More
To Top