Posted on July 13th, 2017
According to recent research, around 27% of parents will choose additional tutoring for their children over the school holidays. In some cases this will be in an attempt to avoid the ‘summer slide’ - the perceived loss of learning over the summer months. For others, it will be to prepare for forthcoming exams such as the Eleven Plus, or to help with the transition from primary to secondary school.
Some of the additional benefits include:
Whilst some children may need extra motivation to work in the summer, experience has shown that those who do attend holiday tuition often perform better in exams, being more likely to achieve their desired grades. Exam results aren’t the only benefits, as children also gain skills and experience which give them a real confidence boost.