This advice blog is deliberately short to reduce any time away from revision or relaxing - only the gold dust is included! Here are some important exam techniques that will save you from making silly mistakes and losing marks as you work through each paper. Give them a go with each past paper you try and by the time the exams come round, they will all be second nature!Read More
As the crunch time for revision is coming up, I thought it would be useful to share my advice on how to revise for a grade 9; how to be at the top of your game on the day and do the right preparation in the lead up.Read More
This is a topic rarely covered by teachers and I'm sure, like me, as soon as the weather changes, your body starts to shut down with colds and flus. November - February however are the powerhouse months of the year in terms of revision. These months often include mock exams and holidays where students are told to make the most of the revision time.Read More
With 15 of our alumni students off to university this year, we wish them the very best of luck and are so proud. We have been involved with some of our students’ education for over 10 years, we will miss them.Read More
As parents, its easy to worry what your child needs to do for the new school year - it's very common to get 'I'll be fine, there's nothing to do' from students when asked! So here's some constructive activities that can kick brains back into gear to start the year ahead...
With our personal statement courses coming up, I thought I'd share a bit of the wisdom in blog-form! I spent a few days with admissions tutors from various top universities and this is the outcome of how you can make your personal statement stand out.Read More
I have been a tutor for over 10 years and am a huge advocate for how beneficial 1:1 tuition can be.
Recently, I discovered the power of learning in small groups with a trained and experienced tutor. I found exam results were starkly better and the amount of time a student needs to take out to cover the syllabus is much less, taking the pressure off their already busy lives.
Here are the benefits of helping your child with a course rather than year-long tuition:Read More
"I know I didn't do well in the exam yesterday so I may as well give up on revision, I don't see the point"
A comment I was faced with by a student who struggled with the new Maths GCSE paper, should she give up?
The obvious answer is 'no' but it is a lot easier to state the obvious than put it into practice so this was the advice gave her:Read More