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How to get good at something and persevere

None of us is born knowing how to do anything, let alone being good at anything. Yes, some people pick some things up faster than others – one person might learn to read rapidly when another learns to skillfully wield a tennis racket much faster. But, we’re all initially blank slates. Ultimately, we all have […]

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You are your habits

Is your child struggling to adopt the habits of a ‘good student’? Maybe they just don’t seem to have the self-discipline or will power to pack their bag every night, write down their homework so they actually know what they’re supposed to be doing or consistently incorporate revision into their lives. Well, last weekend, I […]

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The Pomodoro Technique for GCSE and A Level Students: How to get more done, not get bored and save your energy when you’re studying

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by homework and revision but you’re bored, you’ve got no energy and your mind is scattered by all the distractions around you? The Pomodoro technique can help you. What is the Pomodoro Technique? The Pomodoro technique is a very simple productivity system. You basically set a timer for 25 minutes […]

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Independent Study Skills: Why GCSE and A Level students are so bad at them, and what to do about it

Independent study skills are vital if students are to reach their full academic potential in their GCSEs and A Levels. But, most students have really poor independent study skills. They don’t know how to manage their time or energy, what to do when they get bored, or how to revise effectively. This means that many […]

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