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How to Revise: 5 study tips that really work

Now school has (mostly) returned more and more of our students report that they will be doing tests or mocks this term.  These will be important as they will give teachers an understanding of pupils’ current levels after months of education disruption.   I

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Starting University – 5 tips for new students

Congratulations – you are going to university! Your A levels are finished, UCAS is behind you and you’re off to university. Starting university should be exciting and fun, but it can also be a bit scary.  Here are 5 tips to help you settle in:  1) You

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Starting the school year with A* study skills

The summer is nearly over and the new school year is almost here.  Your teenager may be starting GCSEs or A levels, maybe with new teachers and new subjects.   There is certainly going to be a different atmosphere than before Covid-19 and the

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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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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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