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
Like many parents, you may be asking yourself whether your child will truly benefit from tuition. It is important to acknowledge the commitment required by both parents and students in terms of the money and time that private tuition requires. Arguably this is an investment into your child’s future enabling them to get from A to B in the increasingly competitive educational system but with the commitment involved it is normal for parents to be asking whether tuition is truly right for their … [Read more...] about Is Tuition Really Right for my Child?
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
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
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