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 university league table has been released and here are the top 10. Cambridge St Andrews Oxford Loughborough Durham Bath Imperial College Lancaster Warwick Exeter Leeds When choosing your university think about these key questions: ‘What’s the workload like and who will teach you?’ ‘Don’t discount gut instinct’ ‘Do as much research as possible’ ‘Students are most successful in a place where they are happy’ The full Guardian table is available … [Read more...] about University league tables 2020
What an academic year it has been for Crescent Tuition and its amazing students and tutors. I would like to extend a personal thank you to our incredible set of tutors who have put in the work to help our students achieve some incredible examination results this year. Here is a selection of some of the fantastic feedback we have received: "Mao got A* for Economics and she was thrilled. She said the tutor in the February half term at Bath Academy and Henry really made a difference to her … [Read more...] about Exam feedback 2019
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!
An influential MP and major teaching union have called for an end to a "loophole" in exam regulations allowing pupils to use their private tutor as a scribe. The apparent lack of GCSE and A-level rules to prevent the tactic has prompted fears that privileged students could use their tutors to "game the system". They have been raised after a private tutor claimed in a Times article they had been paid £3,000 to help a pupil cheat while acting as their scribe – but actually answering for them … [Read more...] about Private tutors as scribes
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
If you are a bewildered parent and need help understanding your children’s homework then contact us today. More than two thirds of parents admitted to not grasping their children's schoolwork in a survey of 2,500 parents. Half of the parents surveyed worried they were hindering their children’s progress by trying to help. Founder of Crescent Tuition, Henry Pike, said: “With continuous changes to the national curriculum in terms of content and methods of examination, we see that parents … [Read more...] about Need help understanding homework…