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It's just one month to go until pupils in the final year of primary school take their KS2 SATs. All children at the end of Year 6 take tests in Reading, Maths and Spelling, punctuation and grammar.
The Six Key Elements of KS2 SATs
English reading: reading booklet and associated answer booklet
English grammar, punctuation and spelling Paper 1: short answer questions
English grammar, punctuation and spelling Paper 2: spelling
Mathematics Paper 1: arithmetic
Mathematics Paper 2: reasoning
Mathematics Paper 3: reasoning
While the main point of the SATs is to measure the school's performance to allow Ofsted to publish league tables, the results, in hand with teacher

Brainy tutors are always looking for experienced and passionate private tutors to teach all subjects and levels including primary, GCSE and A-Level. We recruit excellent tutors with a track record in teaching who can tutor, support and mentor students to reach their potential.

Key Requirements

• A proven track record as a professional teacher or private tutor
• Good knowledge of the school exam system, exam boards and key stages
• Good knowledge of the UK school curriculum
• Degree educated
• A passion for teaching and an ability to get the best out of students

You'll benefit from excellent rates of remuneration and a steady

We tutor a wide range of children who are either trying to achieve an A* grade or who need help with difficult subjects. We've identified seven reasons how private tuition can help your child progress.

The most important benefit is that your child receives all the attention of the teacher. Many children struggle in a large class and can often feel neglected or left out.
Private tuition is tailored exactly to the student’s needs. This means that lessons can move at the right pace for the child. This allows the tutor to ensure pupils understand what's being taught before moving

Many students find maths hard. When asked what is the most difficult subject at school it tops the poll in surveys of children.

There are a number of reasons why students find maths hard. Some studies suggest that people are hard wired into being good at maths, with left-brain thinkers better able to grasp mathematical concepts. In contrast, right-brain thinkers tend to be more artistic.

Our own experience suggests that all students can conquer maths if taught in the right way. One of the key reasons that students find maths difficult is because they do not have a good understanding of the

Raising confident children should be one of our priorities as parents. Adolescence is notoriously known for being a testing phase for most young people. Having the confidence to face the challenges of growing up can be beneficial both for their personal and academic lives.

Confident children are able to make decisions and are not scared of failure. They are also better communicators both with their peers and adults and have an overall healthy self-esteem.

Sometimes with the best intentions at heart, parents are unintentionally hindering their children’s confidence. Here are some dos and don’ts if you wish to boost your child’s confidence

Spanish is spoken by around 500 million people throughout the world, and by 350 million as their first language.

It is the official language of 22 countries: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Spain, Guatemala, Equatorial Guinea, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Venezuela.

In the United States there are 35 million inhabitants of Hispanic origin who speak Spanish at home. It has become the second spoken language after English, so much so that it is very possible that in the near future both English and Spanish will be considered as

Five Reasons to choose Brainy Tutors

Professional qualified tutors: All tutors are degree qualified, have significant experience and are DBS checked.
No registration fee. We don’t charge you one and you shouldn’t pay one – as simple as that!
Tailored service: Our consultants will take on board all the background information you give us to match you with the perfect private tutor.
Quality: Feedback from students is critical and we only retain those private tutors with great feedback.
Flexibility: Private tuition means you can learn when you want and take as few or as many lessons you want each week.