Category Archives: GCSE

GCSE Maths Tuition: 8-Week Grade Booster

Is your Year 11 child struggling to get to grips with the new GCSE Maths syllabus? As the date of the examinations draws nearer, many students are finding that higher expectations, combined with a broader range of questions add up … Continue reading

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Multiple GCSE resits: do we need a change?

“Almost 80% of pupils in England who do not achieve a C grade in GCSE maths or English fail to attain this mark during their resits. It is leaving hundreds of thousands of students stuck in a cycle of exams.” … Continue reading

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How to survive GCSEs: a guide for parents

GCSE season is drawing near and it won’t be long before Year 11 students embark upon the most significant examinations of their lives to date. ¬†Supporting your child through GCSE examinations takes time, energy and patience, but it isn’t rocket … Continue reading

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New GCSE Grades Explained in Brief

Many parents I speak to admit to a certain amount of confusion about numerical GCSE grades, which are being phased in from this August. With this in mind, I have prepared a very short summary of the changes:- Summary Lettered … Continue reading

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