Expert Insights

Advice and support for parents and students

Category: Wellbeing

Choosing a school for your child: Ivy Education's tips for 2021
Oct 08, 2021
Choosing a school for your child: Ivy Education's tips for 2021

In the past, our Expert Insights have explored a number of ideas around choosing a secondary school, school waiting list...

Travelling Tutors: the key benefits of having a tutor accompanying you on holiday
Aug 11, 2021
Travelling Tutors: the key benefits of having a tutor accompanying you on holiday

Given that we’re now well into the school holidays - although the rain means you might not have noticed - we thought we’...

Why the last year has proved the value of one-to-one tuition
Jul 07, 2021
Why the last year has proved the value of one-to-one tuition

With the recent announcement of Covid-19 easing in the UK and the approach of the end of another school year, now feels ...

How Emotions Matter: how to develop emotional intelligence in your children, with Lulu Luckock
May 20, 2021
How Emotions Matter: how to develop emotional intelligence in your children, with Lulu Luckock

Lulu Luckock, our brilliant social and emotional learning consultant, has shared some wisdom on how to help children be ...

How To Create Readers for Life: Webinar with Angela
May 13, 2021
How To Create Readers for Life: Webinar with Angela

This week’s expert insight looks at the importance of early and regular reading for students, with a particular focus on...

Academic Mentoring for teenagers: what is it and how can it help you?
Apr 28, 2021
Academic Mentoring for teenagers: what is it and how can it help you?

Our latest webinar - expertly delivered by Dr Caroline Watkinson - discussed the value of academic mentoring, especially...

Should I enter a fifth choice? Advice for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine university applicants
Dec 04, 2020
Should I enter a fifth choice? Advice for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine university applicants

Continuing our recent theme of offering specific and timely university admissions advice - thanks to the input of our wo...

SEN and Extenuating Circumstances in University Applications
Nov 27, 2020
SEN and Extenuating Circumstances in University Applications

As more and more students will be putting together UCAS applications for university, we approached our brilliant univers...

Balancing the joy of Nativity with school work over Christmas
Dec 16, 2019
Balancing the joy of Nativity with school work over Christmas

In this blog, we discuss how to plan a study schedule for your child over Christmas, a vital consideration for students ...

Family wellbeing - it's an emotional life
Nov 04, 2019
Family wellbeing - it's an emotional life

Do you ever feel as if you and your family are on a daily emotional roller coaster ride?! If you do that's probably beca...