Monthly Archives: May 2023
HOW TO CHOOSE GCSE SUBJECTS
If you’re in Year 8 or Year 9 at school, you will soon be deciding on GCSE options that you will study until the end of Year 11. It’s an exciting time for students. This is the beginning of crafting your future education and career prospects, and the first opportunity to decide for yourself what Read More >
What’s the Difference? State School Versus Private School
The Importance of Choosing the Right School Deciding on the right school and educational journey for your child is one of the most crucial and future-defining decisions a parent can make. It’s no wonder that the decision is fraught with hesitation and uncertainty. The UK education sector is broadly divided into two main types of Read More >
How to Get a 9 in GCSE Maths and Science
The GCSE grading system Since the Government grading system changed from the alphabetic system (A* to G) to the new numerical system running from 9 to 1, it’s become much harder to get the highest grade. A 9 in GCSE Maths or Science is a higher grade than an A* was, as it is meant Read More >
How many A Levels can you take?
Students are offered little respite as they jump straight into A levels after completing their GCSE exams. Pupils will normally be asked to select their desired A level subjects before March of year 11. It is incredibly important to pick the A level topics based on strengths and interests, as these topics will play a Read More >
How to take care of your Child’s Mental Health
Education and exams can be stressful no matter your age. But it is easy to forget that children feel the same pressures and anxieties as adults, whether it is in relation to physical or mental challenges, academic performance or school exams. Children understand the impact their education has in determining the schools they attend and Read More >
What is the 7+ exam?
The 7+ exam is an assessment used by many academically high-performing prep schools as part of their admissions process for children aged 7 and above. It is designed to assess a child’s learning potential by using a variety of verbal, non-verbal, and quantitative reasoning tasks. If your child performs well in these exams, they will Read More >