Revising with others can be hugely beneficial for your teen, and a great strategy to engage in.
Revising with others can be hugely beneficial for your teen, and a great strategy to engage in. Here’s why:
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What to Expect from an Exam Year Suddenly, you have a child old enough to sit their National 5 exams or Highers! Where did that time go? What happens now? You may well remember sitting exams yourself,
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Slow Writers and Hard-to-Read Handwriting: Tips for your Teen When it comes to written subjects, a couple of common concerns might seem tricky to change. One is watching your child write slowly and yo
My child has fallen behind: can they catch up? For whatever reason, a teen may fall behind when it comes to revision. As a parent, you might be left wondering whether you should step in and help- and
Crunch Time: Revision After Easter Now the Easter holiday has passed, the exams are around the corner it’s crunch time for your child, as they spend their last few weeks- maybe even days- getting re
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Revision is not REvision if you feel you learning things for the first time because you have forgotten it all since your lectures/classes. If you attend a lecture or class and then put your notes a
Revision planning tips There is no single best way to revise for an exam but you do need to adopt an organised approach. Here are some tips for planning your revision: Find out the exam format T
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In the exam hall What to bring: Your student card (if you can't find it, bring other photo ID). Pens, pencils etc. Calculator (if needed and allowed). What to leave away from your table: Any note
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Sands students recently had the opportunity to perform an abridged version of ‘Macbeth’ as part of the national Shakespeare Schools Festival. The group participated in a workshop
As young people in South Korea struggle with the consequences of their ultra high pressure education system Sean goes to Seoul to share how Sands treats social development, emotional literacy and acad
We finished the term with a wonderful week camping on Bryher, one the Scillies’ “off” islands. After a lively crossing on the notorious ‘cork-screwing’ Scillonian III and arrival in pouring
The latest in Sean’s series of articles about education is on school uniform. Does having a compulsory uniform policy free our children and teenagers from the tyranny of the media/fashion/consumptio
Respect is central to our ethos here at Sands; as a school, as a community and as individuals. We feel that having an awareness of world issues is important as it helps us to grow as compassionate p
Sean’s second article in the Dialogue with parents series is about the importance of developing emotional literacy and how this can be supported in school. Whilst it cannot be taught in the conventi
Sean considers the ‘method behind the madness’ that has gone into creating a school with such a unique identity as Sands through a new Dialogue with Parents page on our website. The topics cover
On Friday 7th February, a group of students and staff went to Coombeshead school in Newton Abbot to present Sands School at the SCITT* training session for student teachers. We were presenting alongsi
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