The fact that all students have different ways of revising and retaining information means that drawing up revision guidelines that will suit everyone is almost impossible.
However, there are some universal elements that all pupils who care about their exams will take on board and that can be adapted to any subject.Read More
Whilst the pictures in the news on GCSE results day are mainly of teens jumping up and down in happiness, there is a significant proportion of students hovering in the background who might have failed what they considered to be key elements of their GCSEs.Read More
SATs at KS3 level were scrapped several years ago. At KS1 level, they will no longer be compulsory by 2023.
However, they remain active at KS2, meaning that 11-year-olds just about to leave primary school will be tested, with this information feeding into school attainment tables and parents to see how schools are progressing.Read More
There’s no getting away from the fact that exams are stressful. Even if you’re confident about the subject, you’ll start second-guessing yourself and wondering if you’ve ‘done enough’.
The truth is, there’s no way of figuring that out and you’ll likely always feel as if you could’ve done more. So, instead of letting those nagging concerns get to you, take a few steps to relieve your stress.Read More
On the surface, there are a couple of excellent reasons for switching to winter exams. However, there are also several issues too: the school calendar and the impact of winter on mood and health.Read More