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Exam time is a stressful time for everyone. For some though, examinations can trigger serious forms of anxiety that can prevent students from achieving their potential. In this blog, Emily, a qualified teacher and SEN tutor, outlines ten top tips to help manage exam induced anxiety.
Emily November, 2021
In this blog, Graham, an experienced teacher and tutor, takes us through a unique approach to tackling 'unseen' texts for A-Level and GCSE English. You will see that six simple questions can crack open even the toughest of texts. Read on if you need help with unseen texts. Or if you like eggs
Graham July, 2021
Simon continues his series on mock exam revision with this post on the role of past papers, and how they can help to bring focus and unity of purpose to revision in what has otherwise, for most students, been a very disjointed academic year.
Simon March, 2021
With mock exams playing an especially important role this year, Simon (a qualified Maths teacher and Owl Tutor) offers some useful guidelines for students gearing up for mock exams in the next few months.
Simon March, 2021
Raj, a qualified teacher and Maths examiner, offers tips on how to master Maths! Apart from the obvious answer (through a lot of hard work) here are some other ideas on how to keep on top of things.
Raj July, 2020
If you are studying towards a qualification in Maths (be it GCSE or A-Level), it will pay off to get into the mind of your examiner. This blog offers insider intel into how examiners mark papers. You will also find a few hints from Raj on certain words you're likely to come across in Maths exams, and what they mean.
Raj June, 2020
This is a guest post written by Maud from "Adapt", a free revision timetable app which helps you create and keep on top of your A-level & GCSE revision plan. With many students around the world currently experiencing homeschooling, the app can be a handy tool to help structure your day!
In this article, Ana gives some tips on how to improve your Spanish listening and reading skills during lockdown through five different free online resources. If you can’t go to Spain, let Spain come to you!
Ana April, 2020
A-Level, GCSE and IB exams set to take place in Spring/Summer 2020 have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus. In this blog, Jen sets out why all is not lost for affected students, who are understandably disappointed.
Jennifer March, 2020
In this blog, Geography tutor Tim offers some great advice and free resources to any Geography students who will be continuing their GCSE or A-Level studies at home. Sticking to a routine and following the syllabus will keep you on track!
Timothy March, 2020