Study skills

The Science of Studying: Surprising Strategies Backed by Research

When it comes to studying, most of us rely on tried-and-true methods like highlighting, re-reading, and cramming before exams. However, recent research in cognitive psychology has uncovered some surprising strategies that can boost learning and retention. In this blog post, we’ll explore these innovative approaches and how you can incorporate them into your study routine

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Transforming Education: The Evolution of Online Tutoring Post-COVID

The landscape of education underwent a seismic shift with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the myriad changes, the transition to online learning became a necessity rather than a choice. In the UK, this transformation extended to the realm of tutoring, leading to significant advancements in the delivery of educational support. As we navigate

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Art Therapy for Academics: Using Creative Expression to Reduce Stress and Improve Focus

In the bustling world of academia, students often find themselves grappling with stress, anxiety, and pressure to perform. We understand the challenges that students face in navigating their educational journey and that’s why we’re passionate about exploring innovative ways to support students beyond traditional tutoring methods. In this blog, we delve into the realm of

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AI in the Classroom: Revolutionising Education with Cutting-Edge Technology

Revolutionising UK Education: AI in Schools and the £2 Million Investment in Oak National Academy Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly reshaping the landscape of education in the UK. From personalised learning experiences to administrative efficiency, AI is making its mark in schools across the country. One notable investment, a whopping £2 million government injection into

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How Can We Keep Our Children Safe in the New Age Of Education?

Navigating the Educational Landscape: Understanding the UK Government’s Statutory Guidance in Schools and Colleges for the Safety of Children. In the ever-evolving landscape of education, ensuring the safety and well-being of students is paramount. The United Kingdom government, recognising this imperative, has established comprehensive statutory guidance for schools and colleges under the banner of “Keeping

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AI in Schools: How Technology Enhances Education

With Tes recently reporting that the government is holding a ‘hackathon’ to allow schools to experiment with artificial intelligence in areas such as lesson planning and exam marking, the profile of AI is positively soaring in the education world. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has quickly become an integral part of our daily lives, transforming various industries and sectors.

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Leaping to Academic Success: Dyslexia Support in the UK

Dyslexia affects the way people process and understand written language. According to the British Dyslexia Association, approximately 10% of the UK population is affected by dyslexia.  Furthermore, the UK Department for Education reports that there has been a 33% increase in the number of students receiving exam access arrangements for dyslexia in the past five years. In

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EHCP: Giving Young People The Help They Need

An Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) is a legal document that outlines the support and provision that children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) are entitled to. The process of obtaining an EHCP can be complex, so it’s important to understand the steps involved. Understanding EHCPs Education, Health, and Care

Study Skills: How To Ace Your GCSE and A-Level Exams

The journey through GCSEs and A-levels can be both challenging and rewarding. These crucial exams can shape your academic future and open doors to countless opportunities. To excel in these examinations, it’s essential to develop effective study skills that will not only help you achieve great results but also build a strong foundation for your

Ice Breaker Tips for a First Tutoring Session

The initial tutoring session can be anxiety-inducing for both the tutor and student. Building rapport and creating a comfortable learning environment is crucial for a successful first start! Ice breakers are effective tools for helping students feel at ease and set a positive tone for future learning. In this blog, we’ll discuss creative ice breaker ideas and their role in fostering productive tutoring sessions.

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A-Levels from GCSE: How To Successfully Complete The Jump

Congratulations on completing your GCSE exams and entering the exciting realm of A-level studies. This transition is a notable step towards higher education and specialisation. In this blog, we’ll offer advice, tips, and facts to help you smoothly navigate this important shift and maximize your A-level journey!