GCSE

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Beat the Back to School Blues

Back to school is a term that is thrown around by advertisers from July onwards, reminding children that September is on it’s way even before they have finished their summer term. As the school summer holidays draw to a close you might notice your little ones, and not so little ones, getting anxious about returning

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What are my child’s options at age 16?

Finishing school is an exciting and daunting time for most 16 year olds, with many options open to them. From the summer of 2013 the age of participation is being increased to 17. This means that although a student may choose to leave school at 16, they are required to continue participating in education in

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Thinking of home schooling?

Put quite simply you are legally required to ensure your child is engaged in full time education, relative to their age and ability, however you are not required to send your child to state school. This opens the door for home schooling and gives some parents the chance to educate their children themselves. Whether the

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Revision tips for exams

With the right approach and a lot of preparation, revising for exams need not be as stressful as you may initially fear. Whether you are revising for first year exams or finals, with these tips, you can be well on your way to success. Devise a Timetable Research has shown that short bursts of revision

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Help your child through their GCSE’s

The fact you are keen to help your child through their GCSEs is an excellent start to assisting them achieve the best possible examination results. There are numerous issues many parents face when their child enters in to the Key Stage 4 segment of education. It can be a complicated time for teenagers and with

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Getting your kids to do their homework

In an ideal world our children would scurry home from school and dutifully pull out their books, eager to complete their homework before dinner. In the real world that rarely happens, and as adults we can understand our children’s need for a little downtime in their day too. Encouraging children to take a realistic approach

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