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Secondary School transition what you need to know

by Anita Naik

The secondary transition can be tricky for a number of reasons, but a key factor is the way subjects are taught in KS3 and KS4.

(1) Know the syllabus. Pupils in years 7, 8 and 9 are in KS3. And pupils in years 10 and 11, are in KS4.

(2) KS3/4 subjects are taught by subject specialists, which means...

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How to select a topic for GCSE English spoken language component

by Anita Naik

The GCSE English Skills component is now called spoken language. It's mandatory but does not count towards your GCSE grade. However, it's assessed separately at Distinction, Merit, Pass or Ungraded.

It's an individual talk of approximately 5 minutes, with questions and applicable in all exam boards...

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I have no GCSEs what can I do?

by Anita Naik

Not getting the GCSE results you need for A-Levels and University can feel catastrophic even though are many reasons why you might not have done well. A weak revision plan, lack of subject knowledge and even bad exam techniques can all be to blame. Whatever the reason, don't let it stop you from ...

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A level results day – your options if you don’t get the grades you need

by Anita Naik

Not getting the A-Level grades you want doesn't mean the end of your university dreams. If you get lower than your current offer, you have the following choices ahead of you.

Contact your university of choice

If your grades are just under, you might still get accepted by at least one of your choic...

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Top Math Resources to Make Revision More Enjoyable

by Emily

When it comes to improving your Maths, there's no substitute for practise and hard work. It doesn't have to be a dull process though, thanks to the host of lively Maths resources that you'll find on the Internet.

Our Pick of Top Maths Resources

Happily, many of the Maths resources available are fr...

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