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.
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
I was recently asked by a parent to recommend some resources for the 9 Plus, specifically around English and the reasoning component, and realised that there isn't a huge amount out there when compared to the 7 or 8 Plus. I did some digging and put the below together, and hope this is useful!
Mike November, 2018
Alan is an experienced tutor specialising in A-level, GCSE and IB tuition in Mathematics and Physics. Here he offers some suggestions on how to keep your teenager motivated and some specific advice in studying mathematics and physics.
This is a guest post by Andy Hix of zenatwork.co.uk.
Stress affects your wellbeing, and your ability to study and perform well in the exam itself. The ability to calm yourself down when you’re feeling stressed is therefore a crucial part of doing well, but a skill few young people are taught.
Lawrence November, 2018