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What our students & parents are saying about our online lessons?

April 17, 2020

We have been receiving great feedback about our online lessons on Zoom! We are keen to make sure that all our students are continuing to make progress despite this difficult period! It is so reassuring to know that our students feel like they are able to structure their work from home and use their time…

Ruby’s Tuition Vs COVID 19

April 17, 2020

The coronavirus has affected us all greatly. For families associated with Ruby’s tuition, the greatest challenge has been adapting to working from home, whilst also ensuring their children are productive and learning, despite not being able to physically attend school. Understandably, many students are struggling to maintain learning with accordance to the national curriculum due…

New Year, New You – How to Up Your Revision Game During the New Year

December 22, 2019

It’s the beginning of another year and everyone seems to be putting together a long list of new year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, they don’t always go to plan and people often give up after a couple of weeks. As students, however, we can’t let that happen! We need to try and stick to our study-related resolutions…

OUR SERIES GUIDE TO THE GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE PAPER -SERIES TWO: : THEMATIC QUESTIONS IN PAPER 1 LITERATURE EXAM

December 8, 2019

It is important whilst practising thematic essay responses to literary texts that you familiarise yourself with the AO’s required. Generally, for AQA & Edexcel you require a combination of AO1, AO2 & AO3 skills. For the AQA paper, Section A is usually a thematic question and section B is a character question. For the Edexcel…

OUR SERIES GUIDE TO THE GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAPER -SERIES ONE: ANSWERING AQA Q4 & EDEXCEL Q7 COMPARISON QUESTIONS

October 29, 2019

We have noticed that our students find comparison questions most unnerving in their English Language & Literature exam. In order to produce a successful response to this question students require a clear structure that outlines their argument, perceptive analysis, and relevant quotations. In this series guide, we will offer multiple examples of how to demonstrate…

11 PLUS FINAL REMINDER

September 10, 2019

As you begin your final preparations for the 11 plus exam Ruby has provided you with some final tips and information that will help you to perform your best! How to Answer the Test: You will complete your answer on a separate Answer Answers will not be marked from the Question Booklet. You must mark…

GCSE results 2019

August 23, 2019

We would like to congratulate our students, their hard work has paid off! We wish them all the success in their higher studies and whatever their future holds for them! It has been a pleasure to witness the progress that our students have made in all three core subjects this year. With the new GCSE…

‘Help! I’ve Given Up on My New Year’s Resolutions!’ How to Stick to Your Study Goals in 2020

December 31, 2018

In our previous post, we told you about how you get into the correct mind-set to revise in for the New Year and plan for your studies. Most people tend to do this with their other resolutions but they often give up after a few weeks. Students can’t afford to do this and the only way…

How to Make the Most of the Summer Holidays

October 25, 2018

School is finally finished for the summer holidays! After all the early mornings, mocks exams and copious amounts of homework, you are finally free! Of course, when you are relieved of all your school related stress, the last thing you want to be doing is revision, but if you’re in Year 10, Year 12 or…

The 11plus – Making the Right Decision for Your Child

October 25, 2018

As the 11+ looms over us, parents all over the country begin thinking about the exams. What school should we apply to? When should my child start working? What tutor should I go for? Does my child need more than one tutor? We’ve put together a list of things to think about before the exams…

Starting Afresh: A Guide to Consistent Revision During Year Eleven

October 25, 2018

The blissfully long summer holidays are over and September has come around once again meaning it’s time to go back to school. This year, however, is a lot more different. You’re starting the last year of secondary school, one that ends with your all-important GCSE exams. Your parents and teachers are pestering you to do…