This exciting talk draws together some of the most important evidence available today on how pupils can thrive at secondary school and delivers take-home tools and tips for students and families. In particular, Dr Weston will focus her attention on transition within secondary school, into GCSE or A Level years and how students can best prepare themselves for the challenges ahead.
After attending this talk you will understand:
•Why exams matter
•How to revise effectively
•How to stay motivated and manage distractions
•How to maximise your chances of excelling beyond school
•How to look after your mental health at secondary school
•Why parental support can really boost student attainment
Held at a venue in Watford, Herts, on Monday 5th Feb (7-8.30pm), this talk is ideal for students in years 10-12 and their parents, but open to anyone interested in how and why children thrive in the teen years and the role of parenting in that journey.
Available to download – How to Ace Exams with Less Stress poster
Book tickets here.
About the speaker: Dr Kathryn Weston is a researcher and motivational speaker in the area of parenting, family life and education. She originally graduated from Queen’s University in Belfast before completing her Masters and Doctorate at the University of Cambridge (Philosophy). She then entered Higher Education as an education researcher where she developed her great interest in parental engagement in children’s learning.
You can read more about her work here: http://www.drkathyweston.com/