In this blog, Sobia takes an in depth look at the 13+ Harrow and Eton scholarship English, Maths and Science papers, and offer some useful tips to keep in mind.
Sobia March, 2019
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.
Isabel March, 2019
In this blog, Hannah shares her top lessons learned from 2018/2019 round of 7 Plus and 8 Plus exams. If you are considering entering your child for the 7+ or 8+, these helpful tips and observations from a full-time, professional tutor will give you a flavour of the kinds of things to expect from these assessments.
Hannah February, 2019
This is the third blog in a four-part series on how to gain a merit or distinction grade in Pre-U Geography. Tim, an experienced Geography teacher, sets out some top tips on tackling Paper 3.
Tim February, 2019
This is the second part of a blog series in which Tim sets out how to gain top grades in Geography Pre-U. This blog explores how best to tackle Paper 2, "Global Themes".
Tim January, 2019
To secure top grades in A-Level politics, it is vital that students confidently engage with contemporary political debates and themes. In this blog, Politics tutor Eddie sets out four great ways of accessing current political events, knowledge of which can then be applied to the course.
Eddie January, 2019
This post is a follow up to my previous tongue-in-cheek guide on how to get 45 points on the IB. If you're a student reading this hoping for a magic short-cut to getting a 45, I'll ruin the ending now - there isn't one. Put your phone / laptop down and do some work.
Lawrence January, 2019
In this blog series, Tim will set out how to gain a top merit or distinction grade in Pre-U Geography. An experienced teacher of the Pre-U syllabus, Tim will interpret examiners' comments for safe and easy digestion, with each blog looking at one of the four papers in detail. Blog 1 looks at paper 1 (Global Environments).
Tim January, 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.
Eddie December, 2018
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.
Sönke November, 2018