Why A Tutor Can Help With A Personal Statement

  25.09.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

An application to British universities is made up of several components, such as predicted grades, references from teachers, and other requirements from the universities in question like interviews or sample

Why Choose Grammar Schools?

  23.08.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

The UK has just over 200 grammar schools: 163 of those in England and the remainder in Northern Ireland. In England, grammar schools educate just 5% of the total secondary

Why Choose Oxbridge?

The two oldest and most prestigious universities in the UK are the University of Cambridge (founded 1209) and the University of Oxford (founded so long ago that the date is

Preventing Summer Learning Loss

Even if you’ve never heard the phrase “summer learning loss”, as a parent you’ll probably have seen its impact. The long summer holiday is a time for children to relax

Top tips for secondary school applications

Secondary school applications can be a stressful experience. That’s especially true in a county like Oxfordshire that’s home to several of the country’s leading independent schools, including Magdalen College School,

Timetabling Revision

This week marks the February half term in most students calendars. A chance to relax after the hectic January term, to see friends but also to revise. With only 80

LEARNING TO LOVE FAILURE

JK Rowling was rejected by 12 major publishing houses, Thomas Edison took 10,000 attempts to invent the lightbulb and Michael Jordan is known for missing more than 9000 shots in

FIVE TUITION MYTHS

Tuition has always been seen as an add on extra, something whispered about by parents at school gates to push students up a grade. But tuition is changing. Whilst still