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Weekly with David Boddy: Parenting Q&A 4

David Boddy, former Headmaster, grandfather of nine and now senior education consultant with home tutoring company, TUTOR DOCTOR, answers your questions on parenting...

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My 18-year-old son is facing a social dilemma. A lot of his peers are involved in ‘serious’ relationships, but he wants to work hard for his A-levels. Peer pressure is mounting for him also to get involved with a girl and he does not want to be ostracised for not joining in. Advice please.

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Weekly with David Boddy: Parenting Q&A 2

David Boddy, former Headmaster, grandfather of nine and now senior education consultant with home tutoring company, TUTOR DOCTOR, answers your questions on parenting...

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My 15-year-old is at a good school, but my son’s maths teacher has lost control of the class. I want to intervene with the school, but my son has forbidden me not to for fear of repercussions. What should I do?

Your son is rapidly heading towards adulthood and needs help in exercising his ability to reason.… Read more →

Weekly with David Boddy: Parenting Q&A

David Boddy, former Headmaster, grandfather of nine and now senior education consultant with home tutoring company, TUTOR DOCTOR, answers your questions on parenting...

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I can’t get my four-year-old to do anything and I need him to help because his younger sister (18 months) seems to take all my attention. What do you suggest?

For the under 5s, everything is a game and your skill in making the task fun and seem like play is the secret to getting some order for yourself and… Read more →

Sanj Mahal

Sanj Mahal, founder of London start-up, AndCo talks to us about his exciting brand and how it works to reawaken London’s most unique venues by transforming spaces in independent pubs, cafés and restaurants into affordable and convenient co-working spaces!

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What does AndCo do?

AndCo is a workspace platform that re programmes space (by optimising latent capacity) in restaurants, bars and hotel lobbies, transforming them into co-working hubs for freelancers and flexible workers. Our vision is to help revitalise fantastic independent venues (whilst… Read more →

David Boddy

David Boddy is a former London secondary school Headmaster, consultant for Tutor Doctor, and Chairman of the UK Society of Headteachers. Having authored several books including ‘Mind Their Hearts – Creating Schools & Homes of Warm Heartedness’, he is passionate about educating the whole child and believes that success is when a student is helped to achieve much more than he or she thinks is possible.

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Tell us about your years as a headmaster – what were the best and worst things about the job?

They were amongst the best 10 years of my career – both the most testing and the most rewarding. The best bits were the youngsters. They were funny, challenging, responsive and incredibly rewarding to work… Read more →

The Ivy Chelsea Garden private party in celebration of Guy Fawkes and the Launch of the Winter Garden

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Sunday, 4 November saw a host of The Ivy Chelsea Garden’s regulars, local residents, influencers and VIP guests gather together to celebrate Guy Fawkes, as well as the annual launch of the restaurant’s Winter Garden. Celebrating one of Britain’s most renowned traditions, Guy Fawkes Night,… Read more →