Building in success

At this time of year it’s easy to be focused on the festive season and put exam pressure out of your mind, but exams in many schools will start in January – and it’s not far away. Getting into positive habits can never start too soon for children to do well in exams, whether [...]Read more

All work and no play …

It’s exam time and if your children are taking critical exams they’ll probably be in meltdown right about now.  Revision will be taking over their lives. If your teen is diligently beavering away with a mountain of revision material, it can be easy to let them get on with it and [...]Read more

Counting down to 2019 GCSEs

Is your child watching the mounting panic in school as the year above gets ready for their GCSE exams?  It may be more than a year before it becomes their reality, but there’s nothing like starting early to make GCSEs less scary. As a parent you want your kids to do well in their [...]Read more

Make every exam minute count

When you’re in an exam you only have a fixed length of time, so it’s important to make sure you don’t waste a second! So what’s the secret to getting the most of those precious exam minutes? The answer is PPS – Prepare, Plan, Stick to the plan! Preparation Success in the exam [...]Read more

Additional time is available for exams

Children with certain difficulties and conditions can apply for additional time to complete exams.  If your child has been diagnosed with dyslexia, for example, the school can apply for 25% extra time to complete their exam. Clearly it’s not just a case of submitting an [...]Read more

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