Aug 30

Post exam: moving on from failure

August can be a tense time for GCSE and A level students and their families. In an ideal world, every hard working student would secure the grades they needed to go to their first choice university or sixth form and study the subjects they are interested in But for some, it may not...

Jun 29

Does Poor Attendance Really Have an Impact on Student Learning?

A register is taken at each and every class a student attends, but does it really make a difference if a student misses lessons due to a short illness, the dentist or a doctor’s appointment? Or even more controversially, a family holiday? Absence from lessons raises a host of questions...

Apr 30

Exam Season Series: Mylène Curtis Advises on Managing Stress

The teenage exam years, right on through to university, can induce anxiety with a small 'a' because of the sheer onslaught of academic workload. Young people can struggle with both time and expectation management; knowing what they should do and when they should do it. Sometimes, if you have a...