Posts Tagged ‘A2’

GCSE to A-Level – Making the Jump

Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Are you/your child in the first year of A level (sixth form) studies? Maybe you have just sat the first A level (AS) module exams? If your grades are not as expected, then you’re not alone. The jump between GCSE and A Level is, in most subjects, enormous. Most students struggle to adapt in the […]

Choosing A Level subjects

Monday, March 4th, 2013

  It’s that time of the year when students in year 11 are deciding if they want to go onto sixth form or college and study A Levels. This is also the time when they have to decide what subjects they want to study. So if you are in this position how do you begin […]

All change for A Level

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Hot on the heels of planned reforms at GCSE level (discussed on our blog last month) there are now rumours of changes at A Level. This is an often see pattern in educational reform, changes are made at school level and then followed by changes at sixth form/college/A Level. The suggested changes seem to be […]

Exams are over (for now!)

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

The exam season is finally over and it’s time for teens to take a well-earned rest. But then they have six (or more) long weeks stretching ahead of them and hours and hours of time to while away. The summer holidays are a great opportunity to catch up and/or work on areas where students might […]

How to find a tutor for your GCSEs, AS & A2

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

People think that it’s parents who find tutors for their children but at 121 Home Tutors we often find it’s the children that are in control of their own learning. At GCSE and A level (AS/A2 level) we find it’s the students as much as the parents searching for a tutor. As the person sat […]

A-level results day – what if you don’t get the grades?

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

A Level results are out, and students will be celebrating – or in a state of high anxiety. If you’ve missed out on the A2 grades you needed to get into your first choice of university you could be facing problems, as this is set to be one of the most competitive years for clearing ever. In this post we offer tips on the options available – the clearing process, retakes or even not going to university