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[45] How to stop social media from ruining your child’s grades

If your child cares more about completing their Snapchat streaks than getting their revision done and making the most of their potential you’re probably tearing your hair out in despair. In this post I’m going to give you some handy tips about how to stop social media from ruining your child’s grades. How to stop […]

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[44] Using Social Media Safely In Our Connected World With Simon Aston

1/10 young people access the internet between midnight and 6 am. Where and how do you draw the line with your children using social media and the internet as a parent? In this episode of The School Success Formula, we are joined by Simon Aston, Northamptonshire’s Online Safety Officer, as he shares how the power […]

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[43] How to use short-term motivation to get your child to revise

When it comes to studying for exams, I find there are two kinds of students: Those who are highly self-motivated and driven to do their best, like I was back in the day Those who find it really hard to get motivated and are easily distracted, like my sister who you’ll know about if you’ve […]

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[42] How to improve your child’s vocabulary with Sofia Fenichell

An expansive vocabulary not only gets you far in education, but in everyday life too. This week we are joined by Sofia Fenichell, a true wordsmith who has set up a whole business around learning a wider vocabulary. On the show, she shares vocabulary-learning hacks and how parents can best support their children through the […]

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[41] How to help your child achieve balance in revision season

One of the things I hear parents ask most often is, “How can I help my child have a balanced life and also get great grades in their exams?” This is a great question because it shows real awareness amongst parents that it’s important to achieve balance for both your child’s mental and physical wellbeing. In […]

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[40] 3 Ways to Improve Your Exam Technique Fast

The first obstacle that many parents like you face is supporting your child to actually start and then continuing revising. I’ve talked about this in other episodes (Episode 22: 9 Reasons Why Your Child Isn’t Revising and What To Do About It; and, episode 37: Consistency: the key to excellent exam results). However, if they start revising […]

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[39] Getting Girls Into Engineering with Hayley Loren

Often seen as a male-dominated industry, more and more women are joining the engineering workforce today. On today’s show we meet the very inspiring Hayley Loren, an engineer in the offshore wind industry. She shares with us the fun in science and engineering, and the importance for parents to facilitate their child’s passions at an […]

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[38] How your child can get into a top American Ivy-League University with Veronica Moore

Some of the top universities in the world like Harvard, Princeton and Brown University are in the American Ivy-League. Parents and students in the UK often overlook the opportunity to apply for such a place because of costs, uncertainty of the application process, and so much more. On today’s show I speak with Veronica Moore, […]

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