Category Archives: Revision

Tips for tutors: Using Learning Maps

Looking for some inspiration? Willing to try something new in your lessons? Many teachers and tutors have told us that they recommend Learning Maps (also known as Thinking Maps), so we thought that you may want to learn more. The purpose of … Continue reading

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Top Revision Tips: Using Mind-Maps

When revision time crops up and you feel daunted by the stack of notes on your desk, there is a handy tool which boosts your memory and makes study a more creative, appealing pursuit. A mind map – a kind … Continue reading

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Top Tips: How to succeed as a mature student

Whether you have decided to pursue your GCSEs, A Levels, Degree or vocational qualifications as a mature age student, you are probably both excited and slightly daunted by the prospect of fulfilling a dream you have been harbouring for years. … Continue reading

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Private tutoring: the pros and cons of getting some extra help

Tutoring works, so it’s little wonder that private tutoring is so popular these days. Studies indicate that it can comfortably move a student one and a half grades. This could mean moving a student from a low D to a good C, … Continue reading

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Motivation – how do you get kids to do it?

I was asked this question quite often when we home educated our children. Usually by parents struggling to get their kids to do their homework every night. Is it any wonder? When you’ve spent the whole day in school, often bored … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Favourite Revision Techniques

It’s always useful to hear the techniques other people use for exam-prep, especially if you’re not so sure what techniques work best for you! It’s important to keep in mind that different revision techniques work best for different types of … Continue reading

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Summer holiday tuition for your children? Approach with caution…

So what happens during a kid’s summer holidays?  Well, I’m sure there’s time for a game or two of football with the lads, a chance to catch up with friends and getting on with some of that rotten homework that … Continue reading

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How to Get the Results, Without the Stress

Most students are dying to get the answer to the ultimate question – How do I get great exam results, without the added stress, and the long hours? It’s a tough question that has had students puzzled for years. How does … Continue reading

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University exams and revision – 5 secrets guaranteed to make your life so much easier…

Yes.  Sadly at university you need to do exam revision too.  You didn’t think it would be that easy, did you?  Just when you thought that the end of A Levels meant the end of sitting in a sports hall … Continue reading

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How do I manage my time at Uni? Discover 5 ways that’ll change the way you think

Ever heard of the phrase ‘Time Management’?  Of course you have, your school teachers, parents and heads of Sixth Form have been drilling that into you for years now.  Well people, I have good news and bad news – I’ll … Continue reading

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