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How Will GCSE Grades Be Calculated?

How Will GCSE Grades Be Calculated?

On the 3rd of April, Ofqual (the body which regulates qualifications in the UK) released guidance on how GCSEs and A Levels will be awarded in 2020 now that exams have been cancelled this summer as a result of COVID-19. The full guidance can be found here, but I have...

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GCSE’s Are Cancelled; What Now?

GCSE’s Are Cancelled; What Now?

The past few weeks have brought about a lot of change. Schools have closed and ‘GCSE’s have been cancelled’. So, what now? I would still recommend that you consider ensuring that your child continues to prepare for GCSEs in some way, as much as you can motivate them...

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A Short Guide to Homeschooling

A Short Guide to Homeschooling

If you’ve decided (or are considering) to home-school your child or children, then you’re thinking about a very serious undertaking, with your children’s future at stake, and it would be no surprise that you are looking for some help and advice. After all, teachers...

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Why set digital assignments?

Why set digital assignments?

One of the most important roles for private tutors is setting, recording and marking relevant practice assignments for their students. Effective retrieval practice is well understood to be one of the most vital aspects of teaching and learning. Countless educational...

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Preparing for GCSE Results Day

Preparing for GCSE Results Day

Congratulations – you have completed your GCSE exams and patiently waited for the results. Hopefully, you’ve had an amazing summer, free from school, exams and revision. But all over the country, anxious students are thinking the same thing as you right now: ‘It’s...

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