Mobile phones have long had a bad reputation in the educational setting. However, it is important to acknowledge that when used appropriately and within moderation they can provide benefits and enhance learning and enrichment. Arguably, mobile phones enable students to access resources and progress at their own pace through the content provided, allowing an increased level of flexibility. Here is a list of potential ways to integrate technology into student’s learning and revision: Educational … [Read more...] about Mobile Phones can be a Powerful Learning Tool to Enhance Learning
With December on the horizon, invitations to attend online Oxbridge interviews have started to be arranged for many applicants. Whilst the interviews are online this year, this will not diminish the competition for places at these prestigious universities so the need for good interview technique is as important as ever. Arguably the interview is the final push in the application process and the last step in between you and world leading institutions. So, maximise your potential with Crescent … [Read more...] about Cambridge and Oxford University Entry
Online tuition is available to help your child prepare for school in September, whatever format that may take. We are offering individual tuition for all subjects and to all levels; these can be lessons per hour or week-long courses. We are standing by to match your needs with one of our outstanding tutor, who are DBS checked and personally interviewed. Our online lessons are delivered on a number of platforms including Skype and Zoom. These softwares provide a safe learning environment for … [Read more...] about Prepare for September with online tuition
A letter from Director, Henry Pike to all our clients. "I am writing to update you about important changes to the educational system and exam environment and how this affects your children and their qualifications. For children in non-examination years: Tuition can continue online with our tutors in preparation for the next academic year to avoid big gaps in knowledge; our tutors are all experienced and adept at delivering engaging learning via this method. For children in examination … [Read more...] about Covid-19, assessments and online tuition
This advice is a further update to that issued on January 27, and is on behalf of BSA and our partners, AEGIS and BAISIS. Once again, BSA and our partners remind members that we are NOT a medical authority, nor is this guidance intended as legal advice, and any decisions by a school in this area should involve its own medical staff in conjunction with local GPs. 1. How has the situation developed? Public Health England confirms that human to human transmission is occurring, and it also … [Read more...] about BSA Novel Coronavirus update
What a busy term at Crescent Tuition! Below are some of the Christmas term highlights. Record numbers of students receiving tuition 4 of our students receiving Oxbridge interviews after mentoring Started tutoring Chinese for the first time Offering more subjects than ever before Growing our team of amazing tutors in Bath and beyond Have a fantastic festive break and if you are studying for exams in 2020 then follow these holiday tips from Alice; one of our leading tutors: … [Read more...] about Christmas term highlights
The proportion of students achieving the top grades at A-level has fallen to its lowest level for more than a decade, this year's results show. This year some 25.5% got an A grade or higher - the lowest level since 2007 when it was 25.3%. Girls have narrowly reclaimed the lead from boys, with 25.5% achieving these grades compared with 25.4% of boys. The overall pass rate remains the same as last year at 97.6% for students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Here at Crescent … [Read more...] about Results day!
Revision Courses at Bath Academy are designed to improve student confidence and encourage them to achieve their potential in their academic exams. One to one and group revision courses in all subjects are available for early bookings now (including Saturday morning tuition starting in September). Dates: Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November Monday 16th December – Friday 20th December Monday 17th February – Friday 21st February Monday 30th March – Friday 17th April Monday … [Read more...] about Revision course dates 2019/20