Student Tips for Preparing for KS2 SAT Tests

SATs are an important part of KS2 education, and for a lot of students the pressure to succeed can be overwhelming, especially when it feels like you have a lot to lose when you fail. As long as you are properly prepared and ensure that you set yourself enough time to study, you should be able […]

How to Set Study Goals

When first faced with the prospect of an exam, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with so much to learn and a larger than usual amount of pressure to handle. Having study goals in place can make life easier for everyone at home, meaning no last minute panics, no unnecessary stress and no realising too late […]

3 Things to Keep in Mind When Writing Long-form GCSE English Answers

A long-form answer can seem very daunting at first. There is blank page after blank page and you’re expected to fill them up. What’s more, your writing must be on-topic, focused and informed. When you open that answer in the first minutes of the exam, it can feel like an impossible task. However, by just […]

How Much GCSE Revision Should You be Doing?

When you’re preparing for your GCSE exam, you’ll no doubt hear the term revision what seems like endlessly. It can feel as though you should be spending every waking hour revising for your upcoming exams. But doing too much can leave you feeling stressed and feeling as though you’re unable to retain any more information. […]

5 Reasons Why You Need to Vary Your GCSE Revision

The lead up to your GCSEs can be a very nerve-wracking and stressful time, especially if you feel like you’re not ready. However, it’s important to stay calm and remember that there are plenty of ways to prepare. Revision goes a long way when it comes to exams but it’s important to mix it up […]