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How a tutor can help if you didn't get the grades you wanted

August 30th, 2016 by Anna Michaelidou

Those all important results have just been published and you look down at the grades with a mixture of emotions; hope, anxiety, fear, excitement. Many, many students will have felt that feeling of despair as they realise that one of more of the grades was not as good as they would have hoped. So, what should they do? When it comes to retaking exams a tutor is often the best solution for getting on track to achieve those much-desire... Read More »

Why more GCSE students are seeking private tuition

January 12th, 2016 by Anna Michaelidou

GCSEs are a very important stepping stone to a student's academic, or non-academic, future. They will determine whether a student goes on to study A-levels in sixth form and also set a path for entry into a University. They will also help enrich a CV should the student not wish to further their studies.

The entry requirement... Read More »

Congratulations GCSE Students!

August 21st, 2015 by Sarah Adams

Thousands of teenagers received their GCSE results yesterday. Congratulations to all our students for receiving fantastic grades!

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National Apprenticeship Week 2015

January 16th, 2015 by Sarah Adams

This week was National Apprenticeship week. One of the options open to students after the age of 16 is to train through an Apprenticeship scheme. In short, Apprenticeships are available across a range of sectors and at levels to suit all abilities.

They aim to improve your skills, measure your capabilities and provide you with a nationally recognised qualification.

This is a way of learning the skills necessary for various careers while earning at the same time.

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GCSE Reform 2015

January 16th, 2015 by Sarah Adams

Out with the old and in with the new. From September 2015 new GCSEs will be taught in schools and colleges across England. Year 9 students who will be making their GCSE choices this year, will unearth a change to the mandatory subjects; English Language, English Literature, and Maths. With GCSE starters seeing a change to all subjects by September 2019.

The maths GCSE will be more 'challenging' with emphasis o... Read More »

GCSE results out today! Congratulations your hard work has finally paid off

August 21st, 2014 by Gerry

The long wait is over for the 500,000 students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland waiting to hear their GCSE results. We hope all that hard work has finally paid off and you can now make clear decisions about where you go from here.

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Top Ten Exam Survival Tips!

June 9th, 2014 by Hayley Cook

A recent article on NewStatesman ( has criticised exams, stating that they are a 'pointless waste of time' and that the key to passing them is how well you 'play the system'. The article claims that a good exam technique can count as much as years of focused study! So what are the steps to beatin... Read More »

Congrats to everyone on their GCSE results!

August 22nd, 2013 by Dexter Findley

...and many thanks to the tutors who helped them on their way!

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The GCSE results are in!

August 23rd, 2012 by Isa

GCSE results are released today, ending months of suspense as candidates finally find out what months of hard work and revision has achieved. Don't let the relief of finally knowing your grades become tainted by press reports of the first fall in A*-C grades in 24 years. The slip in A*-C grades is only 0.4%! In recent years the tone has always been that exams are getting easier and easier, the grading more lenient, so perhaps a more demanding marking scheme is simply a respon... Read More »

Choosing Maths A-Level modules

April 25th, 2012 by Sara

Students who are confident they will pass their GCSE maths exams this year may already be thinking about taking A-level maths next year. Depending on your school and exam board, you may have the option to choose which modules to take.

A-level maths includes six modules, with each score of these modules co... Read More »

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