How Can Reading for Pleasure Lead to Improved Exam Grades?

It has been said that one of the single best and simplest things a student can do to immediately improve their exam results for almost all subjects is to read regularly. Young people today are going to need to read and write more than they have in any point in human history. Whether this is for finding and keeping a job, searching for information or socialising with friendship groups, the ability to read and write well has never been more crucial.

The Power of Self-Confidence:

Research published in the Oxford Review of Education shows that having a high academic self confidence can increase GCSE results by up to 6 grades. What's more is that these grade inflations are not limited to those with high prior attainments - it would seem that anyone can benefit to some degree or other.

How to Support Students During Exam Revision – A Parental Guide

Exam season can be a stressful time. Students are stressed. Teachers are stressed. Parents are stressed. Often it's the parents of young learners who have to pick up the pieces left over from all this havoc. Yet often the parents are overlooked, and are in need of help themselves. So this brief guide is an attempt to put things right.

How to do more exam revision in less time?

Exams are looming. You're running out of time and you're getting stressed. You're working as hard as you think you can but you've still got soooo much to revise. I'm going to show you a simple technique that anyone can use to get through more work in less time. I'm going to give you back a bit of your sanity.

Energy Stores and Energy Transfer Pathways

The idea of energy and the suggestions of how to teach energy in school Physics lessons has changed recently. Rather than thinking of energy as a "thing", teachers are now being encouraged by the exam boards and the Institute of Physics to talk about energy stores and energy transfer pathways. Find out how.