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By Kazeem | November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Graduate Teacher/Assistant Teacher of Chemistry  Use your spare time to transform the lives of young people The job Teaching and assisting the teaching of Chemistry to A-level and GCSE students on Saturdays possibly The job is for Saturdays during term time only as that is when most of the teaching aspect is done. Requirements A…

Sixth form and A-level subjects option after GCSE Results

By Ed Morgan | August 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

After the release of GCSE exam results, it is vital to make the right choice in choosing A-level subjects as it can make the difference between going to a top university or a not-so-reputable one. The top universities do discriminate and admission tutors at each department have their own preferences and prejudices!  I’d just like…

The university you attend matters, then the course – but make the best of what you’ve got

By Kazeem | August 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

The university you attend matters, then the course – but make the best of what you’ve got For many 18-year-olds, the one single event last week – the release of the A-level examination results  –  may well be the most important event in their lives, as it could shape their destination in life. This event…

A Review of Greenwich and what Excel in Key Subjects offers

By Kazeem | July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Review of Greenwich and what Excel offers – Peter Pegnall, 18th Sept 2012 Greenwich has a glittering reputation as a seat of both arts and sciences: the whole world sets its watches by this riverside village; the first performance of The Water Music caused a traffic jam on the Thames; Joseph Conrad planted an imaginary anarchists’…

GCSE – the first major yardstick for measuring success

By Idris Musty | July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Please note that this was written a while ago but not published at the time. Please see the end of this article for a link to a more up to date article on GCSE and IGCSE Some things in life never change as it has always been the case that society makes judgement about people’s…

Is there any logic for private schools to play silly games on GCSEs v IGCSEs?

By Idris Musty | July 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Is there any logic for private schools to play silly games on GCSEs v IGCSEs? Recent articles have been published in various newspapers, including The Mail, Sunday Times and the Telegraph, alleging that public schools (the top fee-paying independent schools), are gaming the system by entering their students for IGCSEs instead of the new supposedly…

iGCSE vs the new 9-1 GCSEs – Are Private Schools gaming the system by opting for the easier IGCSEs?

By Idris Musty | July 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

  iGCSE vs the new 9-1 GCSEs – Are Private Schools gaming the system by opting for the easier IGCSEs? There has been a lot of controversy since the new, supposedly tougher, GCSEs were introduced. More recently, the debate has revolved around unfairness on the part of independent schools (fee paying private school), where the…

Success Tips – Year 11 (final year of GCSE)

By Idris Musty | June 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Success Tips – Year 11 (final year of GCSE) – key facts and helpful hints ­ Although Year 11 is the final year of GCSE, up to 60% of the GCSE material has already been covered in Year 10 or before. The content of the GCSE material covered in earlier years will not be examined…

Modelling success for high achievement in examinations

By Idris Musty | April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The word ‘invention’ is often misused as it is very rare for people to invent things or ideas. There are not many original thoughts and ideas out there and most of what we often call invention is really the notion of developing an idea that already exists and presenting it in a different way. Sometimes…

A little helping hand for teenagers during exam time

By Idris Musty | April 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The purpose of my message is to offer a little helping hand, in terms of sharing thoughts with you as a parent. Although I’m also a teacher, I will be speaking more from a parent’s point of view but also using some of the lessons that I’ve learnt as a teacher and curriculum manager in…

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