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Your Post A-level Options: Where to go from results day

by Anita Naik

Your A-level results have come in, but what to do next is the big question? The choices are enormous whether you get the grades you want or not. If you're unsure of all your options, here's a breakdown of your choices from university to volunteering and work.

Go to university

Whether you get the g...

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Secondary Transition: from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 3

by Anita Naik

As we approach the end of the academic year, one of the significant transitions for pupils is moving from Key Stage 2 Primary school to Key Stage 3 Secondary school. If you're unsure of what to expect from the workload, to how lessons are taught, here's what you need to know.

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Battling School Refusal By Students

by Cassidy Welling

'School refusal' is the scientific term for a child's REFUSAL TO ATTEND SCHOOL owing to anxiety or depression. Previously known as 'school phobia', it affects between 2% and 5% of children, and encompasses nursery-aged children with separation anxiety, as well as severe cases where an older child ca...

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Summer learning loss – what parents need to know

by Anita Naik

Every summer, as we approach the end of term, the phrase 'summer learning loss' rears its head. This year it's been intensified after two academic years of hybrid learning and the news that a significant number of pupils learnt less in lockdown. If you're worried and want to help your child, here's ...

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Everything you need to know about retaking your GCSEs or A-levels

by Anita Naik

Sometimes the best-laid plans go awry. Perhaps you are worried you won't get a high enough grade or you will score far lower than you expect. Or maybe you already know you did not put in the work to do well. Whatever the outcome, it's never too late to think about retaking your exams. Here's everyth...

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