24 Aug
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GCSE Results 2017

by Sophie in GCSE Results

With the GCSE results out yesterday, it has appeared in the news that the department of education wanting to make exams harder has succeeded. They wanted to make exam content more challenging, for example in maths, the way questions are set out are very different from before. In addition, with exams just at the end of the year as opposed to in modules, this is seen as more demanding.

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13 Jul
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The Advantages of Tutoring

by Sophie in Tutoring

With schools accepting more and more students, how do parents know their children are getting the sufficient education and support they need? In a class of thirty or possibly more, shy or slow pupils could find themselves getting left behind and lost. In an increasingly demanding and competitive educational environment, it is imperative that no child feels lost in a classroom.

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13 Jul
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Applying to University? Don't Get Caught Out!

by Sophie in University

Selecting your A-Levels, choosing which course to do or which university to apply to? It's a big decision to make to decide a big part of your life – but don't panic, you can alter it if you change your mind or find what you've chosen to study or where you're studying isn't for you.

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13 Jul
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Teaching with Technology

by Sophie in Technology

As we embrace ‘the future’ we are seeing technology being used in so many more walks of life than we could have imagined. From the mundanity of online shopping or self-checkouts, to high-tech passport controls and self-driving cars, rapidly changing technology is everywhere.

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13 Jul
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The Dreaded 'R' Word

by Sophie in Revision

We all know the word that sends a shiver down the back of all students, particularly around exam time…REVISION. How much have you done? Have you covered this topic? What does this mean? Did we even learn this?...These are all questions students are constantly faced with from their peers.

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