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12 hours ago

Grades without exams? How your teen can get the grades they ...

With exams cancelled across the UK, teens and parents across the country have been wondering what these means for GCSE and A Level grades. Unlike 2020, where exams were cancelled in late March, teens have big chunks of the curriculum...

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2 weeks ago

6 ways to remember things

In every school subject, remembering information is pretty central. Of course, you need to understand things first (thank you, teachers!), but getting knowledge to stick in your brain is up to you. Some research says that if you don’t revisit...

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3 weeks ago

So schools have closed (again). Here's how to set-up homesch...

So much for the new year being a fresh start! Just a few days into 2021 and a lockdown with school closures has happened. Having the kids home, while covid safe, isn’t ideal for any parent, but at least this...

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Helping your child choose their A levels

1 year ago

When your child comes to choose their A Levels, it’s an exciting time for them a...

Choosing your A levels

Your guide to UCAS Clearing: Time for Plan B

With results day looming, you and your teen will be very aware of the pressure creepin...

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New Year resolutions for students and the apps to help keep them

Worried about your children sticking to their New Year resolutions? Or worried they wo...

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Learn a new language: book your child a MyTutor language session

Why should your child learn a new language? Why is practicing a language so important?...

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Bouncing back after results day

Have your results day hit you hard? Here’s some advice on how to recover like a ...

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Literature movies: how Hollywood can help your English grade

Get ahead by reading next year’s English texts. But you don’t have to keep...

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Summer jobs: how to start your career while you're still at school

It may seem absurd to be thinking about careers now, but in a country where the majori...

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3 revision myths you should watch out for

Exams can be stressful, and we’re all familiar with that image of a straight A stude...

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What to do before an exam: our 5 steps

It’s exam day and you want to be in the best mindset. You need to be calm and re...

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