Mock Exams

Howdy Friday Peeps! GCSE-takers will be in the midst of mock exams for the next couple of weeks and the year 10s will be waiting to start theirs after year 11 have finished. This may be the first time some of them have experienced exam pressure, so go easy on them (see Revision Time! and Is Your Child [...]

Results Day!

Morning Thursday Peeps! So it's GCSE results day... and BTEC and NVQs and several other types of courses!! Good luck/well done (depending on which side of getting results you're reading this)! 🙂 So here are some practical tips for what to do next: 1) Firstly, tell all your nearest and dearest...enjoy the praise, you deserve [...]

Not Yet…

Hey-ho Peeps! Sorry I've been out and about for a couple of days. Well, it's August. August means results time for our GCSE and A-Level takers, they may not be thinking about much else as they are preparing for their future. Please be gentle and encouraging if they are nervous and in limbo. A-level results [...]

School Holidays

Morning Peeps! I'm enjoying the holidays and think the teenager is too! The thing is that I'm often asked if pupils should work through the holidays. Parents want their kids to do the best they can, which is great...but we live in a society that puts tremendous pressure on children to achieve. Children will have [...]