A level and GCSE results

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Exam Success!

Congratulations to my A level and GCSE students on their excellent results in English. 

I am delighted to have had the opportunity to work with so many well motivated students over the last year, all of whom have demonstrated commendable determination to succeed in very testing circumstances.

For anyone looking to the coming academic year for support in A level English Literature or Language, or to help prepare for GCSE exams in November or June, please drop me an email via my Contact page.

I have a little availability as things stand at present but expect this to change once the new academic year comes into sharper focus as we move towards the end of this month.

Thanks to all
Jonathan

 

 

Examination time – with a difference

It has been a very challenging time for all students in secondary education but those whose external exams have been cancelled have had to contend with more uncertainty than seems fair. Year 11 and 13 students have a challenging term ahead of them once the Easter break is over as they face a series of assessments to determine their final grades.

After last year’s chaos, the good news is that the algorithm chaos of last year has been avoided. Instead the situation for 2021 is that schools can determine grades by using a combination of mock exams, coursework and essays. In essence then, the grading system for this year is built around teachers’ judgements.

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GCSE resits success!

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Congratulations to all my GCSE English resit students for their super results in the November exams.

Every single one of them secured at least the equivalent of a pass, with a couple of students performing superbly to secure grade 7, or what used to be thought of as a low A.  I received some really kind feedback from one of their parents:

‘I wanted to let you know that William boosted his English grade and got a 7- we are all so happy!

Thanks again for all your help – couldn’t have done it without you.

Thanks again,
Kathryn Edward and William’

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Online tuition and the coronavirus

There’s an interesting article on the BBC today which includes a good section on the outlook for education in the near future and the role of online tuition.

Scroll down to the fifth section to see what Branwen Jeffreys has to say:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/explainers-52356136

Over the past five weeks or so, all my sessions have moved online and students have adapted to this with remarkable ease, using technology like Zoom and Facetime effortlessly,

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GCSE and A Level Results

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A big congratulations and thanks to all the students from this year who have done so well in achieving the grades they needed. Thanks too for the great feedback on results day!

Best wishes to everyone.

GCSE and A level exams Spring 2019

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English Tutor Knutsford:

Good luck to all my students embarking on a busy exam period! I hope all the hard work pays off for you.

For any students in Knutsford looking for an English tutor for extra help in the summer of for the next academic year, please get in touch.

English Tutor Knutsford / Altrincham / Wilmslow

GCSE and A Level results

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Congratulations to all my students on their excellent  English GCSE and A level results.

Some intensive last minute revision has helped significantly in a number of cases, with the final grades much better than those predicted by the schools after the mocks.  Overall, pleased to have helped so many students get the grades they need for the next stage of their lives!

 

Entrance Examinations – Tuition

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Entrance exam tuition  Altrincham Schools. 

Parents whose children are sitting vital entrance examinations for the two grammar schools in Altrincham  should consider the significant benefits of some private English tuition to boost the chances of success.

Children at this age really benefit from one on one help as they approach this big hurdle. Contact me for entrance examinations tuition. Continue reading “Entrance Examinations – Tuition”