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Is this your nightmare too?

February 27th, 2021

Parents worry about their children. They worry about progress, falling behind, getting the basics right. Whether schools are in lockdown, or a child misses out on education for some time, one of the top concerns parents have is, ‘How will my child catch-up if they’ve missed out on so much?’ As well as lower performance […]

The Big Mystery Explained! How to Choose A Levels

February 5th, 2021

Hot on the heels of our recent post, ‘Are you cut out for A Levels?‘ let’s explore the truth behind making A level choices. This decision gets most students in a spin every year as so much seems to ride on it. A Level choices … where to start Do you want to go to […]

Are you cut out for A Levels?

January 29th, 2021

Do you struggle to self-study? Do you find lots of extra reading hard work? Do you often miss deadlines? A Levels open an incredible door to lifelong opportunity, but for some it’s not the best route. If you are currently doing GCSEs, it can be hard to decide on a career. A Levels can offer […]

Brain boosting memory techniques

January 8th, 2021

With more teacher assessments during the Pandemic, you need to learn how to prepare for frequent testing as teachers gather grade data. When every test counts, what are the best ways to remember information so that you pull your best effort out of the bag when it matters? Four recall hacks to remember facts Practise […]

Is Maths a Marmite subject?

December 29th, 2020

Ahh Maths…! Children seem to either love it, or hate it – just like Marmite. Some children love solving brain teasers, understand number patterns, and appreciate the logical ‘black and white’ aspect of Maths. For others, Maths is an absolute minefield where numbers on the page make no sense AT ALL. Of course, because Maths […]

Spark Your Child’s Interest in Science

December 9th, 2020

Science is often a feared subject as it is split into three areas. Plus because it’s information heavy, students have to remember so much in a short space of time. The trick though is to spark their interest first, pique their curiosity, get them asking questions. Once they are hooked, you can build on that […]

How to thrive at school in the tough times

November 30th, 2020

One of the biggest fears children in education have is fear of the unknown. Will exams be on, won’t they? Will I be prepared for the future, won’t I? Am I taking the right or wrong GCSE/A Level options? The truth is, none of us can second guess what the future holds. Instead of feeling […]

Ever considered a vocational career path to success?

November 9th, 2020

Academic career routes such as A Levels don’t suit everyone. If you know what you want to do already and fancy pursuing a practical course equivalent to three A Levels, then a T Level could be right up your street. T Levels are technical qualifications which blend in-class study with work experience. Launched to 16-19 […]

How to Get Mind and Body Fit

October 30th, 2020

ANY exercise will boost brain power, increase resistance to illness and help concentration levels. That’s why getting your kids to move more can have a massive impact on their health and school achievements. As we explored in our last post, ‘Can Exercise Really Boost School Performance?’ getting fit is a no brainer. But where do […]

Can Exercise Really Boost School Performance?

October 10th, 2020

Are your children often glued to smartphones, consoles or computers? Very different to how we grew up: running about outside after school, climbing trees and meeting mates in the park were commonplace. Not so now. Yet studies have proven that physical exercise really does boost learning. How? And what benefits are there? Why exercise is […]