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GCSE and A level Exams 2020

By Liam Maguire | April 2, 2020

Government announcements regarding exams in 2020 On 18 March 2020 the Department for Education (DfE) made the unprecedented announcement to cancel all GCSE and A level exams scheduled for the summer of 2020. On 20 March DfE released further information on arrangements for the cancelled exams, as well as a useful set of FAQs.  Update …

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GCSE Maths Revision Online – Top 5 Foundation Topics

By Liam Maguire | March 30, 2020

To do well on the foundation tier GCSE maths papers you need to practice and revise carefully. But, I hear you say “there’s so much to learn… where should I start?” Well, good question. Sometimes the daunting amount of content you need to learn can put people off starting GCSE maths revision all together. That’s’ …

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Fractions for Beginners – Start Learning Fractions for GCSE

By Liam Maguire | March 25, 2020

Fractions – The Basics Everyone Should Know Lots of people really don’t like fractions, but with a little bit of work everyone can learn to love (or at least like) fractions. You will find GCSE maths much easier once you’re confident working with fractions.   In this post we’re going to go through the basics. …

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Online Tuition – Top 3 Tips for Studying at Home

By Liam Maguire | March 23, 2020

Find support to learn at home with online tuition The global Coronavirus pandemic has thrown education systems around the world into difficulty. From this week students across the UK will be starting to learn from home for the first time. Home studying can be difficult to begin with. We’re here to help you get through …

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Spanish Tutors Near Me in Leeds

By Liam Maguire | November 22, 2019

Are you looking to learn Spanish in Leeds? We can help. Tutor in Leeds is home to the very best local Spanish tutors near you.  Your tutor will travel to you and deliver one-to-one lessons in the comfort of your own home. Contact us now to book a trial lesson with an expert Spanish Tutor. You’ll be …

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Pass your GCSE English Resit 2020 – 5 Simple Steps for GCSE English Retake

By Liam Maguire | 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 Liam Maguire | 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 Liam Maguire | 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 Liam Maguire | 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 Liam Maguire | 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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