Revision Articles and Advice

Advice and Articles

Christmas – A Time To Revise

Lucy Parsons

Why you shouldn’t skimp on Christmas holiday revision It’s the end of a long, hard term. We’re in deep winter. Everyone else is getting ready to kick-back and enjoy the Christmas festivities – but you’ve got mocks to revise for, or mock results to ponder. The temptation is to forget about the revision, relax on… Read More »

How to effectively step up from Year 12 to 13

Our expert tutor, Mike, offers advice on how to effectively transition from Year 12 to Year 13 Chemistry. However, many of the points that will be discussed can be applied to most, if not all, of your studies at this level. As you will have been made aware, the transition from GCSE to A-level is… Read More »

Assessments & Exams: Help for Students

girl desk looking right hand under chin smiling

During the year, it’s critical that students stay focused and on track with their studies – this will give them the best chance of success in their GCSEs or A levels, no matter how they are assessed. For many teenagers, this is easier said than done so we have prepared a short guide on how… Read More »

Struggling to keep up with studies?

Or what to do if you feel you are struggling with a subject or keeping up with everything. Spinning Plates Being a student in Year 11 or Year 13 can feel at times like being the plate spinner act at the circus, trying to do everything all at once. It can be exhausting, and at… Read More »

How To Revise For Mock Exams

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GCSE and A Level Mocks are an important step in students’ preparation for the summer exams.  As well as providing students with valuable perspective on their readiness to sit the actual exams, mocks provide a great opportunity to try out different revision strategies, identify and address gaps in knowledge and build confidence. It’s common for… Read More »

Transition to GCSEs or A Level?

Female student wearing headband and writing at desk

Transitioning to GCSEs or A Levels? With the school year now in full swing, many Year 10 and 12 students are struggling to come to terms with the differences and increased demands of a step up. For Year 10, they need to cover a lot of material over a breadth of subjects, plus possibly playing… Read More »

A Level Revision Course – Student Review

4 students in line revising at desks

Hi again – it’s Emma here – don’t worry if you haven’t read my earlier article on the trials and tribulations of being a sixth former, you can still read it here. This time I thought you might like to know how I got on with the Justin Craig Revision Course that my mum was… Read More »

GCSE Results Day Advice

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On 24th August, hundreds of thousands of UK teenagers are finding out their GCSE results. For those who achieved their desired grades, congratulations! However, not everyone will have achieved the results they were hoping for. For parents of teens with disappointing grades, it’s important to help your teen stay calm and keep everything in perspective… Read More »

A Level Results Day

2 AS level students smiling together

As A Level Results Day fast approaches, student (and parent) anxiety levels are starting to creep upwards again! We know that there will still be students who do not get the grades they were hoping for or may need to reconsider their plans. For those families, here’s our advice on how you can ease the… Read More »