Revision is great to reinforce topics that they already understand, and to memorise facts that they might have to regurgitate in the exam.
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A team of 9 Mearns Castle debaters have qualified for the international forum of the European Youth Parliament in Valencia next July. Congratulations to Andrew , Punim , Kirstin , Iona , Hazel , Amy,
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Call for government to act after Guardian investigation reveals high suspension rates in England The government has been urged to address “deeply concerning” rates of exclusion in England’s sec
Clive Stafford Smith and Michael Moszynski respond to Melissa Benn’s long readMelissa Benn’s piece on the pernicious impact of private schools, while excellent, still underestimates the problem (
Making the Most of Revision Sessions Revision classes or sessions are a great way for your exam-sitting teenager to scrub up on that all-important skill and knowledge. Whether your child attends afte
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On the morning of Monday 17th September, the school photographer will be in school to take individual photographs of pupils in S1, S3, S5 & S6 year groups.
Performance improved overall but substantial variations remain between local authorities The gulf between the strongest- and weakest-performing primary schools in England widened this year, according
A reminder to all S6 Parents that the S6 Curriculum Evening is taking place on Thursday 13th September at 7pm in the Main Theatre.
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A feverish clearing process has seen universities taking desperate measures, including fake phone calls to their rivalsSome universities may be pushed to the brink of insolvency after the most cut-thr
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Success deserves applause, but the reformed qualifications are a missed opportunityLast week more than half a million children in England, Wales and Northern Ireland opened their GCSE results; this we
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Party says ‘unintended rewards’ need to be revoked for excluding students on basis of predicted GCSE results Labour has revealed plans to tackle the problem of “off-rolling” in schools, when
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 r
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
Getting the Top Grades: Tips When it comes to achieving the top grades, there are certain things students can do to give themselves the best chances. Here we explore some tips and tricks for things w
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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 y
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Revision: what should my teen be doing? Revision is a vitally important part of the examination process. It offers the chance to revisit subjects and topics, as well as identify areas where there mig
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It goes without saying that there is a renowned expectation for teens to be taking revision materials and work home with them. Revision is an important time for your teen to be independent and take o
Revision, that’s where you sit at a desk in your bedroom, or the dining room table, and you read. If you’re not reading you write out your notes, make pretty coloured cards with thousands of words
The Senior Award Ceremony took place tonight in the Open area. Below are some pictures from the evening.
Exam success relies on careful preparation and these tips will help you make the most of your revision.
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