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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
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
In this blog Sobia explains the new GCSE 9-1 grading system and answers common questions around it. The new system will be rolled out in full by Summer 2020.
Sobia January, 2020
Preparing to sit IGCSE English this summer? In this blog, Isabel sets out how to gain top marks in Paper 3 - Directed Writing and Composition for pupils sitting English - First Language (0500) in Summer 2019.
In this blog, Eddie explains the four assessment objectives for CIE IGCSE Business Studies, and outlines strategies for improving exam technique so students can achieve higher grades.
In this blog, Soenke set out the basics of the Cambridge IGCSE, which has become the German qualification of choice. It is now the most popular international German qualification for 14-16 year old students in many of the 10,000 plus international schools, as well as in public schools in the UK which offer the CIE curriculum.
Have you just finished your MFL GCSE mock exams and feel unsure what to do now? In this blog post, Maggie will give you some valuable tips on how to improve your vocabulary further and how to manage the more challenging tasks at the end of the reading and listening papers.
Maggie March, 2018