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Pass your GCSE English Resit 2019 – 5 Simple Steps for GCSE English Retake

By admin | August 16, 2019

So you need to retake your GCSE English language exams. I know it’s frustrating and more than a little annoying. You probably thought (and hoped) that you’d never have to look at a GCSE English paper again. Don’t worry though. With a little support and a good amount of consistent work you will be in …

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5 strategies to pass your GCSE Maths Retake

By admin | August 15, 2019

Do you have to retake your GCSE maths exams this year? If so, then you’ve come to right place. We’ve put together the top 5 things you need to know to give you the best chance of passing your GCSE maths retake. We’ve asked top maths teachers and tutors what students need to know and …

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New School Year, New School Blog!

By admin | May 20, 2019

The new academic year has started and across Leeds and Bradford young people are starting new and exciting challenges at our schools, colleges and universities. It’s an important time of any year, but this September there is an added sense of uncertainty because of the changes being made to the education system. From GCSE and A …

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Reformed GCSEs – a look at the changes

By admin | May 20, 2019

Summary GCSEs and A levels in England are being reformed. In this blog post we’re examining the changes being made to GCSEs (a separate post will follow looking specifically at A level changes). The aim of the reforms is to make GCSEs more rigorous, matching the best education systems in the world and better meeting the …

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Progress 8 Performance Measure for Schools

By admin | May 20, 2019

The way secondary schools in England are held accountable is changing. The aim of the change is to encourage schools to teach a broad curriculum and to better reward schools that teach all of their pupils well.  Previously school performance was measured by the percentage of pupils achieving a grade C or above in 5 subjects …

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Writing a great personal statement

By admin | May 20, 2019

Around this time of year thousands of young people are faced with the stressful task of applying for universities. The UCAS process can be time-consuming and sometimes a bit overwhelming. The personal statement, in particular, can fill people with the sort of dread usually reserved for a boardroom showdown on The Apprentice. But, we’re here to tell you not …

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New Maths GCSE

By admin | May 20, 2019

As pupils currently studying for their GCSEs will know, a new Maths GCSE has been introduced. The new GCSE is being taught from September 2015, with first examinations in 2017. That means our current year 11 pupils are the first to be studying for the new look Maths GCSE.   There are a few nerves around for …

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New English GCSE

By admin | May 20, 2019

There is a new English GCSE for students studying in England, with key changes to both the English Language and English Literature qualifications. The new GCSE is being taught from September 2015, with first examinations in 2017. Students who are now in year 11 are the first cohort to be studying for the new English GCSE.  …

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Revision – Top Tips for Success

By admin | May 20, 2019

Revising is tough. No student looks forward to revision, but your approach to it can make a huge difference to your final marks. It’s coming to the time of year when students at all levels are starting to think about revision for mock exams. The hard work begins, while the Christmas festivities seem an almost …

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How to Pass GCSE Maths

By admin | May 20, 2019

As a professional tutoring agency we often get asked one crucial question: “How do I pass my GCSE Maths?” Now like most big questions there isn’t really a one-line answer. It’s not easy and takes hard work. Your strategy to pass GCSE Maths should also be tailored to you as an individual – that’s why …

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