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MATHS CONFIDENCE

When french mathematician Laurent Schwartz was in High school, he started to worry that he wasn’t smart enough to solve math problems. Still, he went on to win Fields Medal, the highest...

UCAS is changing the way student apply to University, giving a fairer application process for everyone.

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Study Skills

How to become a Grade A student   We all want to do well in the future, and you know you need to have a great set of results to make it happen. Hopefully, you are willing to do whatever it takes to get those great grades to get started. Getting great results is notContinue reading "Why are study skills so important and how do you master them."

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GCSEs

GCSEs will often determine the route you take through university, so how important are they?

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Imagination begins with a box

Making toys is such fun and children love to be involved with making them. Not only is the fun of making them part of the process but it can save money as well.

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EBACC

I keep getting questions about the EBACC – so here is my answer! The current English Baccalaureate is not a qualification in itself, but a particular group of GCSE subjects that are usually looked on favourably by universities. The existing English Baccalaureate – or EBacc – isn’t a qualification. Put simply, it’s a way forContinue reading "What’s the English Baccalaureate?"

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consultancy

Applying for a university place means having to write a personal statement. Here are a few guidelines to think about when drafting this. UCAS opens for applications now and if you are applying to Oxford, Cambridge, Medical College or veterinary courses you have to complete your application as early as mid October. Otherwise it is the 25th of January.

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When french mathematician Laurent Schwartz was in High school, he started to worry that he wasn’t smart enough to solve math problems. Still, he went on to win Fields Medal, the highest award in mathematics. Some students have a similar feeling. They sit down to take math tests and feel their heart beating faster and butterflies inContinue reading "MATHS CONFIDENCE"

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To support students and teachers preparing for GCSE and A-Level exams in 2022, the exam boards are required to provide “advance information” for most subjects. ABOUT ADVANCE INFORMATION If you’re taking GCSE or A-Level exams in the summer of 2022, then you need to know about something called ADVANCE INFORMATION. It’s been a really toughContinue reading "NEW FOR 2022 – EXAM ADVANCE INFORMATION"

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Many students find GCSE English Language a difficult subject because they feel that they can’t revise for an English exam.  The key to understanding any English exam is to fully understand what the assessment objectives are and how to achieve them through your answers. Once you understand this format you will be well on yourContinue reading "Why I should revise for my GCSE English exam"

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Non-Verbal Reasoning is not generally taught in schools. In fact there’s very little to actually teach as it is not an academic subject. For most parents the 11-Plus, Non-Verbal Reasoning is the stuff of nightmares! The main problem is that children will not have been taught the subject in class time at primary school andContinue reading "Why is non verbal reasoning important?"

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