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Spotlight on Derby South Kip McGrath Centre

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With over 200 Kip McGrath Education Centres in the UK, offering maths and English tuition to local students, we like to highlight some of our individual centres from time to time and this week we’ll highlight our Kip McGrath centre in Derby South.

Sue and Dave Priestley opened the Kip McGrath Derby South centre in 2011 and have built up an excellent local reputation with students and parents alike.  In 2014 at the UK national conference they received a certificate from Storm McGrath, Chief Executive Officer congratulating them on tutoring over 100 students per week. Read More

Keep Childrens’ Brains Active this Summer and Fight “Summer Brain Drain”

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What is Summer Brain Drain?

“Summer brain drain” is another term for summertime regression and describes the loss in learning that children experience during the long summer holidays. Extensive studies show that children, who are fluent readers and who love to read for fun during the summer holidays, may actually improve  their literacy skills.  However, children with less fluent reading skills and who never read during the long break can actually regress by two months. Read More