Where are you from? / Living in another country

When we move to a new country, we usually embrace its culture and language. We even learn to eat and cook local dishes and share our own heritage, too. After 20 years of living in a now not-so-new place, most people would feel at home. So, if you live in country for 25 years and […]

BK Tutoring on the latest PISA study and its recommendations

Over 100 countries have used the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and around 3,700,000 students participated in the studies. Last December, PISA published the results of their most recent study conducted in 2022. The striking common denominator across all participating countries was the unfortunate drop in the performance in Maths, Reading and Science. The […]

5 most common topics for Maths

Online Maths lessons for A-Levels Highers and Advanced Highers.

Don’t leave it too late! If you struggle with Maths or want to ensure you get the exam results you need, reach out to us. Booking can be made on our Home Page or Maths page.

Meet our Mandarin Tutor, Chang

Our Mandarin Chinese lessons with Chang are available to fit your schedule. Book or enquire now.

PROFILE Chang is our new Mandarin Tutor for adults and school pupils including exams: GCSE, A-Level, Higher and Advanced Higher, IB and HSK exams. Education: BA in Teaching Chinese as a foreign language from Beijing International Studies University, MSc in TESOL, PGDE in Secondary Education (Subject specialism: Chinese) from the University of Edinburgh. Experience: 8 years […]

It’s easy to find us…

Help us spread the word! We are currently reaching out to new pupils and students in the UK, who have not yet benefitted from online tuition or who are new to BK Tutoring and our offer of subjects and levels. Help us by spreading the word amongst your family and friends, at your school or […]

Full steam ahead with German!

Old Town Düsseldorf at night

German is our language of the month because: it prepares you to visit great places across Europe, and it is an important Modern Foreign Language in schools (we teach A-Level German, GCSE German and Scottish Higher and National 5 German). Our tutor graduated in Düsseldorf on the Rhein and the images enclosed here are from […]

Meet our Physics Tutor

A new tutor has recently joined BK Tutoring. Find out more in this blog post. One of the main areas, Varghese can help his students best is the exam technique. His tutoring experience encompasses the last 5 years. This means that numerous pupils got better grades and passed their GCSEs and A-Level exams with his […]

Syntax: key to correct speaking and writing in German

helpful tips for German exam revision

Syntax or Word Order, in a sentence varies a lot between German and English. Learning to use it correctly is key to good writing, speaking and translating.  Here are some tips:  1) In clauses with und, aber, denn, oder, we keep the original word order, i.e. the verb is in Position 2. Examples: Jugendliche benutzen moderne Technologie,  denn sie lernen […]

Revision Time Management

Here is how to manage your time during hectic exam revision

Exam revision is upon us once again.  Many schools and universities show their students how to manage their time. The Institute for Academic Development at the University of Edinburgh, for example, offers good resources for study skills available to everyone. It is not only university students who need to plan their assessment time. We can all […]

Using feedback for exam revision

Helpful tips for using teachers' feedback

This is a short guide for our students with a few practical feedback tips. You can use them for revision and for engaging with the comments you get from teachers. It is hard not to feel criticized when you get your assessment or mock exam back and it is full of comments and corrections. The […]