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Elitist Britain – are the evil 7% that went to private schools to blame?

By Idris Musty | July 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Elitist Britain – are private schools to blame? I was listening to “Any Questions” yesterday on BBC Radio 4 and the issue of “elitist Britain” came up again. Irrespective of which side of the border you are or to which social class you think you belong, if you are a parent, you can’t help but…

  KS3 students – looking forward to full year of GCSEs

By Idris Musty | June 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

 KS3 students – as you look forward to the first full year of your GCSEs For KS3 students, many of them are looking forward to subject selection, whereby they will be doing only certain subjects from Y10 and be able to drop some subjects they do not particularly enjoy studying. A lot is being said…

Y10 students – as you look forward to the final year of your GCSEs

By Idris Musty | June 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Y10 students – as you look forward to the final year of your GCSEs For those students who are just completing Y10 – the first year of GCSE, by the end of the Summer term, they will have completed between 60 to 65% of the GCSE content. There are internal exams going on in schools…

AS-level – as you look forward to the final year of A-level in September

By Idris Musty | June 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

AS-level – as you look forward to the final year of A-level Having completed the first year of the rather demanding A-level, hopefully, the young person has managed the transition from GCSE to AS-level quite well and it is now time to look forward to the final year with optimism. The way things are organised…

Finishing Y11, starting A-level in September – Time for a little Relaxation, Reflection and Thoughts

By Idris Musty | June 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

For those just finishing Y11 and starting A-level in September Time for a little Relaxation, Reflection and Thoughts, now that the exams are over Now that the GCSEs have come to an end, there is a sense of relief for both the young person who has been at the centre of it and also the…

As  the teenager looks forward to University, time for a little Relaxation, Reflection and Thoughts…

By Idris Musty | June 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

For A-level students – who are going to University in the autumn As  the teenager looks forward to University, time for a little Relaxation, Reflection and Thoughts… Now that the A-levels have come to an end, there is a sense of relief for both the young person who has been at the centre of it…

Top tips for the examination period (from a recent graduate)

By Peter Mungai | May 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Top tips for the examination period (from a recent graduate)   Introduction Just to introduce myself, I am a recent Masters graduate from the London School of Economics and Political Science and I am currently working as a course advisor here at Excel in Key Subjects. As someone who has recently left full-time education, I…

Parents are the best cheerleaders as our teenager face the GCSE & A-level examination in the summer

By Idris Musty | May 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Parents are the best cheerleaders as our teenager face the GCSE & A-level examination in the summer GCSE and A-level students are now in the middle of their summer examinations – with the two weeks after the half term being the busiest of all the exam weeks. For those who are taking GCSE, they have…

Revising and studying for GCSE and A-level unproductively – ineffective use of time spent in library and technology

By Idris Musty | April 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Revising and studying unproductively – ineffective use of time spent in library and technology From the story I’ve been telling so far in my last blogpost, I have been looking at two aspects: Ineffective use of time spent in the library by teenagers Distraction of a smartphone and other aspects of technology In case you…

Teenagers trying to study in the library to revise for GCSE and A-level – a little story about by my Easter break

By Idris Musty | April 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Just a little story about by my Easter break – seeing teenagers trying to study in the library to revise for GCSE and A-level. I was able to sneak away from the family for a couple or so days over the Easter break. As we live near Brighton, in my time off work, when we…

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