With the summer examinations knocking on the door, families with young people who are involved in the summer examinations are dealing with all the excitement and preparation which surrounds them. For many young people who are taking GCSE in particular, it is their first public examination, considering that the SATS, which used to precede GCSE,…

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It is reported that examination results are getting better every year. Teachers and parents know the reality. Below are some of the reasons why more students are doing well in public examinations. • reduction in the content of the specifications (syllabus); • pressure on teachers to teach students mainly to pass examinations; • counting some…

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The brain of a teenager is in a period of significant growth and development. By 6 years of age, the brain is about 95% of its maximum size, which it goes on to reach at 11.5 years in girls and 14.5 years in boys. This does not, however, mean maximum maturity! Our brains may carry…

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