3 Exam Technique Mistakes GCSE and A-Level Students Commonly Make

Is your teen struggling with their exam technique for their GCSEs or A-Levels? Exam technique is a skill that can be learned and practised so that your child can get better marks and grades. In this article we’ll talk about 3 exam technique mistakes that we commonly see GCSE and A-Level students making. They are: […]

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How to revise GCSE English with 7 weeks to go

GCSE English can be overwhelming. Between the Literature and Language courses and the varying skills and knowledge needed for each, there’s a lot to master. There’s not much time left until summer exams start, so now’s the time to get everything clear in your head. Going forward, your revision should be strategic, make the most […]

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“Is it too late for revision to make a difference for this year’s GCSEs and A-Levels?”

If you or your child have exams this summer (2022) you may be wondering: “Is it too late for revision to make a difference for this year’s GCSEs and A-Levels?” The answer is no. It’s never too late to start doing the work, or to start revising. It’s also never too early (we’ll come to […]

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Why finding your study style is like finding your fashion sense

It’s a commonly known fact that teenagers like to fit in (whilst also standing out). It’s also fairly common for teenagers to feel a bit lost when it comes to their revision. These two things mean that teens who are struggling to know how to revise will very likely copy a friend’s study style, if […]

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Introducing Academic Coach, Yutong Zhou

Yutong Zhou, the latest Academic Coach to join our team, knows from her own experience just how much impact a coach can have on a student’s life. In this week’s podcast episode, I talked with Yutong about What brought her to academic coaching How her past experiences have shaped her perspective on coaching Her background […]

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Lack of motivation might not be the REAL problem behind your child’s revision struggles

Does your child say that they’re just not motivated to get on with their revision or do their homework? This is one of the most common problems that I hear from students. They say: “I can’t get motivated to study!” Or, “I’ve got no motivation for my revision.” But, when I probe a little more […]

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GCSE German: How to Revise for Confidence and Success

GCSE German students often get overwhelmed by all the long words and seemingly confusing rules. It can feel like a daunting task to get your head around the grammar and vocabulary and be able to walk into your exams with confidence.  Magdalena Ewan is a qualified German teacher and a full-time German tutor. She’s helped […]

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Introducing Academic Coach, Sarah Olsen

Sarah Olsen is the latest person to join my team of Academic Coaches. Sarah has lots of expertise to share with your teen when it comes to their studies and she brings to the team her experience in helping students with goal setting, careers, mindset and more. In this interview, I talked to Sarah about […]

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Stop telling yourself the lie that you don’t have time to learn to study

Are you, or your teen, telling yourselves the lie that you don’t have time to learn to study? This is something I hear frequently. “I haven’t got time to learn to study, I’m too busy studying!” “I’m too frazzled to help my child learn to study!” I hear you. We’re all busy and, in many […]

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