When should I start revising? The ultimate guide to A-Level and GCSE revision

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The classic question, when should I begin revising? The spectre of exams looms large, casting a long shadow over students and parents alike. The age-old question, “When should I start revising?” echoes through households, often prompting conflicting advice, last-minute panic, and a desperate scramble for flashcards. But fear not, brave warriors of academia! The key […]

Overcoming Procrastination – A Guide for Teenagers and Parents

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Introduction Procrastination, the arch-nemesis of productivity, especially plagues the teenage years, where distractions are numerous and self-discipline is still a developing trait. As a former teacher and current academic performance coach, I’ve seen firsthand how procrastination can hinder a young person’s academic journey. In this blog post, I will share insights and strategies to help […]

Effective time management techniques for teenagers in education?

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Crafting a Study Timetable to aid time management The first essential time management technique for teenagers in education is creating a study schedule. This might seem like an obvious choice, but its effectiveness cannot be underestimated. The concept of this strategy involves drafting a document that encapsulates all your ongoing commitments such as sports clubs, […]

Crafting an Effective Study Schedule: Tips for Maximising Your Academic Potential

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In this post, we’ll explore: The Importance of a Study Schedule Before diving into the “how,” let’s discuss the “why.” An effective study schedule: Crafting Your Ideal Study Schedule: A Step-by-Step Guide Staying Consistent and Avoiding Burnout Adjusting to Changing Academic Demands Conclusion: An effective study schedule is not just about allocating hours to subjects […]

How the Pomodoro Technique Can Transform Your Teen’s Study Habits

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Points to be Covered: Introduction Greetings, concerned parents! In my years as a teacher, head of sixth form and an academic performance coach, one tool that has proven exceptionally effective in helping teens manage their study time is the Pomodoro Technique. In today’s post, I’ll explore what this technique is, why it’s especially beneficial for […]