Choosing the right university is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. For most students, their time at university is looked back on fondly, and this is all down to picking the right one. There are hundreds of universities to choose from so it can be overwhelming if you don’t […]
What are Grammar Schools?
Grammar schools are state secondary schools. They select their students through an entrance examination called the “11-plus”, which children take at age 11. There are currently 164 grammar schools in England, out of about 3,408 secondary schools. There are a further 69 grammar schools in Northern Ireland. Children who either don’t apply for a grammar […]
What A Levels Should I Take?
“What A levels should I take?” “I’m not sure what I want to do in the future but I want to keep my options open” “Where could my A levels take me?”. Choosing the right A level subjects can feel really tough, but if you are strategic, take your time, and ask lots of questions […]
What Is The Best Language To Learn?
It is hard to imagine a young person in today’s world who doesn’t speak or study at least one language besides their mother tongue. Learning a new language can maximise your opportunities – for business and work, or for travel. You may be tempted to learn a foreign language because you are in love with […]
How To Cope With Exam Stress
The thought of sitting an exam can be quite stressful and create feelings of worry, especially when a lot is depending on them. GCSE, A level and university exams can all trigger feelings of being under pressure. For a select few, sitting exams might be an enjoyable experience. Revision is second nature to them and […]