Let this be your ‘Call to Action!’

If you have been reflecting on your career and goals and come to the decision that you want a change in direction for the better – now is the time to take action. If you have followed my journey or that of the other franchisees in the network and have half an understanding of what […]

How to transition from teacher to a freelance earner

Sharon Cawley

How to transition from teacher to a freelance earner. The idea of leaving teaching and becoming your own boss, is often described as stepping off a cliff. If you think the floor will rise to meet you when you step off and the transition from a salary to a freelance, lucrative income will be smooth […]

Why we believe in the power or small group tuition

Small group tuition is a highly effective method of helping children to catch up in areas where they may have fallen behind, to consolidate key skills, or to extend their knowledge and understanding, in an environment that nevertheless allows them to collaborate with others, gain independence, and have the opportunity to practise skills and, crucially, […]

Why I am looking to go into business with impostors

I understand the concept of ‘impostor syndrome’ and to be frank, the criteria applies to me on many levels. Despite significant evidence to the contrary I am a successful business woman who always feels like, at any given time, someone will come along tap me on the shoulder and asked me to leave the room. […]

Study and Revision – these are not the same thing

I don’t actually want to hear the word ‘revision’ until at least April next year. If you are a child embarking upon your GCSEs; if you are a parent desperately trying to support them through this process, can we have an agreement that the word revision will not come into play until the actual study […]

The End is in Sight

The six week holidays – nearly over! I have yet to fully understand the significance of why, in 2019, we still adhere to an academic school calendar that appears to be structured around the exploitation of child labour within the agricultural industry.  Six weeks summer holidays so that the children of farmers can help with […]

GCSE Results – Preparing for the worst and hoping for the best.

Conexus Decision

Let’s do worst case scenario. Thursday morning arrives and the envelope or the email containing your GCSE results is the biggest shock you have received in your life and the numbers staring back at you bear no resemblance to the grades you need to progress you to the next level of your journey. Blind panic […]

Holding back the tide – The Trauma of the Year 6 Leaver’s Assembly

year 6 leavers assembly

Within the last couple of weeks my year 11 son completed his GSCES and my response to him leaving school was “thank god!” As my year 6 daughter prepares to leave her primary school, all I keep saying is “oh my god!” I don’t know whether it is because she is the youngest and this […]