Examination period approaching

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With the examination period approaching, many GCSE and A level English students would benefit from sessions with a tutor in the following areas:

Subject knowledge – for example, extra tuition on a set text to supplement notes and improve understanding.¬† This is particularly important for A level Lit students, since a high degree of knowledge is required in order to achieve the best grades. One on one sessions are great for consolidating understanding of set texts; they provide an opportunity for the student to articulate a clear, personal response and for me to find out exactly where the weaknesses are. Continue reading “Examination period approaching”

Great results at GCSE and A level

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Great examination results all round!

A big well done to all my students for their great results in both GCSE and A level examinations this year! I am delighted that the hard work has paid off for all of them.

The wait for GCSE students eager to see how they performed under the new 1-9 grading system with AQA has been worthwhile, with 75% of the grades given to my tutees coming in at 9, the very top grade, and 25% of them at grade 8. I am absolutely delighted for all of them! Continue reading “Great results at GCSE and A level”