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Study Shakespeare: quick and easy study tips

For some people, Shakespeare is a joy to read and understand and they find ways to relate his stories to today’s society. But, for many students who have to study Shakespeare, it can feel like a chore and like learning another language! So, how

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Mock Results: What to do next?

If your son or daughter is studying for their GCSEs, A Levels or Pre-U they’ve most likely just sat mock exams and their mock results will be arriving. This blog post is to help you understand the significance of the mocks and how you

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Help your child choose their GCSE & A Level subjects

Playing to their strengths: How to help your child pick their subjects I recently read that the more attractive and ornate the bird, the worse it’s singing voice is. This example led me to think about how animals naturally play to their strengths and how

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Business Studies: why it is better to slow down in exams

Desirable difficulty As a Business Studies teacher keen to help my students, I am always interested in how exam questions are presented. Recently reading Malcolm Gladwell’s great read ‘David and Goliath’ I was puzzled to find a case where exam questions were deliberately written

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Math: Why is it unpopular with students?

Math, the science of logical and abstract thinking, the tool for revealing hidden patterns and structures, is an indispensable science for our lives and is fundamental to technological advancement. It helps to find solutions to many questions and problems which surrounds us and is

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Creative Writing: Anyone Can Do It!

When someone asks what my job is and I tell them I teach Creative Writing, I am met with one of three responses: ‘That’s nice – I’ve always wanted to do fancy writing with a fancy pen.’ (‘Erm… that’s called Calligraphy!) ‘Must be hard,

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