Now that subjects have released their "advanced information" for each subject, I keep getting asked by students about how to use the information. The JCQ says; Each awarding organisation will provide advance information on the focus of the content of summer 2022 exams in the majority of subjects at GCSE, AS and A level. The policy intention of providing advance information is that it will support students’ revision. From my point of view a long list of very open topic areas have been given … [Read more...] about Using “advanced information” for subjects
Gifted learners have the potential to develop to a level significantly ahead of their year group. The nature of modern-day classrooms is that work is often set at a mid-level, resulting in the more academically abled children’s full potential not being reached, as standardised teaching is unable to fully challenge them. Not only will this impact student’s academic grades but also their desire and motivation to learn. Students can become bored, disengaged, and at times disruptive if the necessary … [Read more...] about Educating Gifted Children: How to Incorporate Challenge?
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
We are offering expert tutors to help your child fill this gap between now and September, as they move into important exam years (11 and 13) or start a course for the first time. With exams likely to be offered in September 2020 and summer 2021 we can provide revision and resources to help your child achieve their academic goals. Our tutors can help lay foundations and reinforce knowledge required for starting A levels and GCSEs. Tutoring is continuing via a few online platforms including … [Read more...] about Summer preparation tuition
The announcement on 20th March by the Department for Education that summer examinations are to be cancelled - but that qualifications would still be awarded - has led to anxiety and concern among students, parents, teachers and universities alike. This has been exacerbated by uncertainty over how this will be achieved. Understandably, it has taken some time for the qualification regulators to put in place a robust system that will ensure that every student receives final grades accurately … [Read more...] about Response to DofE exam guidance
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