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Exams 2020: how to retake your GCSEs or A Levels

As we all know, the GCSE and A Level Exams 2020 are very different because of the impact of coronavirus on education, the closure of schools and the cancellation of exams.  This left many students nervous about the process and concerned that they may

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Help your Child with English

7 ways to help your child succeed at English

Get them reading to succeed at English The single most important thing you can do to help your child succeed at English is to encourage them to read.  By the time they get to GCSE/IGCSE they will need pretty advanced reading skills, to be

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History Coursework: how to Choose the Best Question

So, just when you thought your first A-level History year was over and you could relax before tackling next year, you have to think about your history coursework. This will be the non-exam assessment (NEA) or Historical Investigation.  It can cause a lot of

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Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde: a free GCSE English Lesson:

This is the second in the series of free English lessons designed to get you and your teenagers discussing books.  This week we will be looking at the 19th-century novel Jekyll and Hyde.  This is probably the most popular 19th-century novel chosen by schools

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Free Lessons for Home Learning: English Part One

English Part 1:  Free Lessons on 3 American Classics  However strange things may be at the moment with all our children learning from home, there is definitely scope for you to become involved in (and to understand) your children’s education like never before.  Therefore,

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Preparing our children for the future workplace

Technology is changing the world we live in – it’s helping many different industries thrive, and without it we wouldn’t be able to progress in many fields, such as medicine, innovating and improving the likes of supply chain and, more importantly, helping to preserve

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Learning Style: which style is your child?

What is a learning style? All of us use a mix of learning styles to study and to gain knowledge from the world around us, but one approach is likely to dominate with each of us.  Whilst some psychologists now argue that the learning

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