Should you use a private tutor?
Who should you listen to: Mums at the school gate? The Headmaster? Your child? We’d advise listening to everyone before working out, on balance, whether a private tutor would be beneficial for your child. There is no longer a taboo attached to receiving help from outside school and there are plenty of avenues to find a tutor. The key is to make the right choices.
The first question: is there a need?
Children will develop at their own rate and, if feeling on the back foot, they may need some one-on-one encouragement for ...