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Tutor Of The Month: Christie Munro

Christie is our February 2018 Tutor of the Month! Christie matriculated from Rhenish Girls’ High in 2015 with fantastic results – 7 distinctions! She is currently completing her BSc majoring in Ocean and Atmosphere Science and Marine Biology at UCT, and has also studied Mandarin for 4 years. She is also a volunteer for the […]

Tips to prepare your child for the new school year

The long summer holidays are over with and your children are back at school. The morning traffic has picked up again, and your family is getting back into routine. Normally, this happens without too much trouble, but some children can take a little longer to get back into routine. Here are some tips to prepare […]

Do I need a TUTOR or an AU PAIR?

What is the difference between a tutor and an au pair? With the hectic pace of today’s life, many parents find that they need assistance with their children to some degree. You may find that there is too much day left at the end of your energy. It is easy to feel overwhelmed at the […]

Tutor Of The Month: Tayla Booyse

Tayla is our January 2018 Tutor of the Month! Tayla matriculated from Brescia House in 2013 with outstanding results, including 4 distinctions. She is currently in her 4th year at Wits University, studying Speech Pathology and Audiology and will be doing her community service this year. Tayla has been tutoring for BrightSparkz since 2014 and […]

Tutor Of The Month: Rosha Naidoo

Rosha is our December 2017 Tutor of the Month! Rosha has been a tutor with us since September 2016. She was one of our first Readers & Scribes, and has assisted 6 learners through multiple sets of tests and exams since March this year, and has also tutored two learners. She has completed her Bachelor […]

Rest, Relax & Regroup

The Importance of the School Holiday Period After a busy year of classroom learning, tests and exams, homework, school socials, extra-curricular activities and sport, the end of the year school holiday is eagerly anticipated by most learners! It is a time to get together with their friends, sleep in, look forward to a possible family […]

Is It Worth Writing Matric Supplementary Exams?

Should you write a supplementary exam? If you have written your matric examinations and your results were disappointing, you have an option to improve your results.  Perhaps you passed grade 12 but failed to get the good results you need for university entrance for a specific course? Maybe you failed matric and don’t qualify to […]

Why tutoring is the best part-time job

Looking for a part-time job? Be a Tutor! If you are interested in getting a part-time job, there are so many options available to you – it’s often daunting trying to choose! Part-time jobs may require different skills sets, and range from less skilled jobs (washing dishes or flipping burgers), to the highly-skilled spectrum where […]