Sixth Form

What to do if you fail your exams? Expert advice... GCSEs and A Levels

WHAT CAN YOU DO IF YOU FAIL YOUR EXAMS?

Why failing your GCSEs and A levels doesn’t necessarily mean the be all and end all – there are options out there

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Getting the basics of revision right

GETTING THE BASICS OF REVISION RIGHT

With changes to GCSEs and extra pressure at A level, why it’s key to get the basics of revision right WORDS Bella Audsley While exams test your knowledge and understanding, revision tests your organisation and planning. Although the revision period presents different challenges for different learners, we often find that families seek support with similar […]

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Royal Hospital School Greenwich upholds its maritime history with a RYA Training Academy for young sailors

THE ROYAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL: CHALLENGING YOUNG PEOPLE & NAVIGATING SUCCESS

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Simon Lockyer, Headmaster at the Royal Hospital School, Suffolk, on challenging young people, upholding traditions and navigating success The Royal Hospital School was founded in 1712 in Greenwich to ‘improve navigation’ through education and, as it prepared boys for a life at sea, many went on to become explorers and pioneers of their […]

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St James is an all girls independent day school

WHY ST JAMES GIRLS’ SCHOOL PUTS STUDENT WELLBEING FIRST

ADVERTISING PROMOTION St James Senior Girls’ School is an independent day school for girls aged 11-18, located in Kensington Olympia. From its foundation, there has been a philosophical and spiritual element at the heart of the school and this aspect is as relevant and important today when young people’s emotional well-being is increasingly difficult to […]

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HARNESSING TALENT AT KINGSDALE FOUNDATION SCHOOL

FEATURED PROMOTION Take advantage of the chance to visit Kingsdale Foundation School and see for yourself how they bring the best out of their students ‘Teachers are enthusiastic, have good subject knowledge and plan interesting lessons. There are very good relationships between staff and students,’ Ofsted 2012. If you visited Kingsdale Foundation School, you will realise why they receive […]

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Entrance exam preparation course: Gabbitas Education's Summer Holiday 11+ Preparation Course, London

WHAT THE EXAM CHANGES REALLY MEAN

From gradings to subject choice, schools up and down the country are braced for new means of examining pupils – and here’s what you need to know

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pupils at bishop challoner school

BISHOP CHALLONER SCHOOL’S OPPORTUNITIES FOR SIXTH FORMERS

Providing an opportunity for individuality, academic excellence, enrichment and a spirit of community, our Catholic ethos and clear moral values have been at the heart of Bishop Challoner School, Shortlands since its foundation in 1950, writes Headteacher Paula Anderson From September 2015, Bishop Challoner School’s co-educational Sixth Form will have a newly refurbished common room […]

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bromley high school pupil

THE BENEFITS OF STAYING FOR SIXTH FORM

FEATURED PROMOTION September 2015 will mark the start of some of the new Linear A levels which will change the pattern of assessment and may make the experience of the next generation of Sixth Formers rather closer to that enjoyed by their parents thirty years ago. Yet whatever the changes in curriculum or the examination […]

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Exams-examined

A-LEVELS, PRE-U OR THE IB: WHAT’S BEST?

Paul Kelly of Gabbitas Education Consultants weighs up the pros and cons of A-levels, the Pre-U and the International Baccalaureate

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