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
In this blog, Maggie will discuss the importance of regular language revision - even when school is out for the summer. She will give some tips on how to implement language revision throughout your summer break in a fun, quick and easy way.
Maggie August, 2018
In this blog post, Hannah demystifies the listening test which forms part of the assessment morning for Kings College Wimbledon at 7+. She gives five recommendations for resources to use as well as her top tips on how to support your child.
Hannah July, 2018
In this blog, Claire discusses the benefits of having specialist subject tutors for 11+ English and Maths.
Claire July, 2018