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How to deal with exam anxiety and panic 

by Anita Naik

We live in a world where academic success is measured by the results of formal testing. So, it's normal for students to feel some anxiety and panic before an exam. However, if your child's panic gets out of control, it can negatively affect their performance, no matter how hard they have revised. Wi...

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Helping children to speak up in class

by Anita Naik

Children who are shy or reluctant to speak up in class can often miss out on crucial learning, either by being unable to express their knowledge gaps or clarify their ideas with others. This is why helping your child find their voice in class can be empowering and can contribute to their overall suc...

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5 revision methods to try

by Anita Naik

With revision season comes a range of revision methods that go beyond note-taking. Here are five of the best that help with retention, memorisation and retrieval.

Spaced repetition

Spaced repetition is a learning technique that involves reviewing material at increasing intervals of time. The ide...

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The best STEM activities for kids

by Anita Naik

If you're stuck for what to do this Easter break, STEM activities offer a valuable opportunity for children to develop skills, that will help to deepen their understanding of STEM subjects. Here are some of the best ideas to help foster an interest in science, technology, engineering, and maths.

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How to support your child's GCSE revision

by Anita Naik

Many parents want to help during exam periods but walk the line between encouragement and stepping back, unsure of how best to assist. It's a challenge, given that GCSEs have changed a fair bit in the last ten years.

For example, critical changes to the Maths GCSE include a greater emphasis on pro...

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