5 last minute exam revision tips

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 When it comes to last minute revision, the internet is full of advice – some of it good, some of it terrible.  In this article, I will give you five of the best last-minute revision tips to help you improve your confidence and lower your stress in a short time.  Prioritise the Most Important Topics […]

Boosting Revision Success with Sketches: A Comprehensive Guide for Parents

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Boosting Your Teenager’s Revison Success with Sketches: A Practical Guide for Parents As parents, witnessing our teenagers navigate the challenging terrain of GCSE exams can be an emotionally charged experience. Faced with mountains of information and the pressure to retain and comprehend it all, even the most capable students can feel overwhelmed. While traditional study […]

Harnessing the power of goal setting to boost GCSE and A-Level grades.

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In this article, we will cover: Why set goals? Broadly speaking, as humans, we are goal oriented. Whether that goal is to hunt and gather enough food to survive the day or to become a CEO. Once we have set a goal, typically we focus our efforts and work toward achieving that goal. However, with […]

Why an Academic Performance Coach Trumps Private Tutors for Maths and Physics

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In this post, you’ll learn: The Conventional Path: Private Tutors Private tutors for maths and physics can undoubtedly play a pivotal role in a student’s educational journey. They often offer: The Game Changer: Academic Performance Coach An academic performance coach, on the other hand, offers a comprehensive approach that addresses not just subject proficiency but […]

Are GCSEs More Important Than A-Levels? Breaking Down the Debate

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In this article, we’ll delve into: The Foundational Role of GCSEs GCSEs, or General Certificate of Secondary Education exams, are a rite of passage for most students in the UK. Undertaken at around the age of 16, these exams are a student’s first exposure to high-stakes testing. The Specialised Focus of A-Levels A-Levels, on the […]

Best Apps to Help with Maths Revision: An Academic Performance Coach’s Recommendations

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Points Covered: The Digital Age of Maths Revision In today’s tech-driven era, harnessing the power of digital tools can profoundly influence a teen’s academic journey, especially in challenging subjects like GCSE and A-Level maths. As an academic performance coach, I’ve seen the transformative impact of integrating the right tools into the revision process. With a […]

3 Reasons Why GCSE Year 10 is the Make-or-Break Year

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Points to be Covered: Introduction Hello, wonderful parents! If you’re reading this post, chances are you’re concerned about your teenager’s academic performance as they navigate through GCSE Year 10. As an experienced academic performance coach with a background in teaching and heading sixth forms, I’m here to affirm that your concerns are entirely valid. Year […]