Sunday, July 14, 2024

Featured Account: Roots2Success

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I have been fascinated with animals since before I can remember (according to my mum and dad) and I grew up wanting to be a vet. After failing to get a university offer to study veterinary science, I transferred my ambition to wanting to be a Biologist and studied for a Zoology degree, followed by a Ph.D. in Parasitology and I ended up in the Animal Health Department of the grandly named Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux working with qualified vets. The job was best described as interesting but monotonous and I began a career change which led to me working as a Youth Worker for Torbay Council (via spells as a Nature Director at a Salvation Army Camp in the USA and as a Biology Teacher in Ghana, plus a few youth work jobs in Kent).

With my job under threat from David Cameron’s austerity measures, I started tutoring for the 11 plus in 2011 after successfully tutoring my daughter for the exam. By the time I was made redundant in 2013 my business was already well on the way and I had time to develop my online 11 plus practice site https://www.Roots2Success-11plus.uk and add mock eleven plus exams to my portfolio. I developed my website in response to the poor quality of some of the eleven plus preparation materials available and also the difficulty in finding out information about a test which varies significantly from one part of the country to another. The website also gives a massive helping hand to anyone who wants to prepare their child for the eleven plus, but can’t afford a tutor.

The 11 plus is a bit of a minefield and I’m always happy to hear from anyone who is trying to navigate their way through it.

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Robert Haylor has 14 years of web development experience, starting out as a web developer whilst still in his university dorm room at Birmingham City University. With a background and a strong interest in website design & development he is skilled in a variety of programming languages including PHP, MySQL, CSS3 and HTML5. As Managing Director of Boost Digital Media, he regularly jumps on to client projects on a daily basis as well as ensuring the company strategy is being implemented and is delivering results.

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