Posts Tagged ‘Exam results’

How long should I spend revising?

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

It’s only a few weeks until GCSE and A Level exams, with many starting in mid May and running until mid June. It’s when our students start to turn their minds to revision. The most frequent question we get from students is when they should start revising. They also want to know how and what […]

GCSE Results Day

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

You’ve worked very hard and probably had a very nervous last few days but the wait is finally over, it’s  GCSE Results Day. We get lots of calls on results day and in the weeks after, often from students who haven’t got the grades they wanted or expected and don’t quite know what to do […]

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 help your child prepare for their first exam

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

If your child is now in Year 10, November may be when they will take their first ever ‘real’ exam. Some GCSE modules have exams which fall in this month and the results from these tests will be part of the eventual grade that your child achieves. So if your child has never taken an […]

GCSE results

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

This week it’s the turn of GCSE students to get their exam results. GCSE grades help students determine which A levels to choose at AS, or which college course, and it’s especially important that students pass their Maths and English GCSE with at least a grade C. In this post we offer tips on what to do if GCSE results are poorer than expected.

Disappointing A level results at AS?

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

A level results are out today and for year 12 students that means AS level results. In this post we look at some of the issues for AS students that didn’t get the grades they”d expected or hoped and offer some tips on a course of action.

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