Though re-sitting an exam is probably not a favourite activity, it's worth giving it your best shot - especially if your heart is set on a specific course or university place. Here's some advice to turn your fortunes round now: 1. Accept First, wipe away the disappointment you feel about achieving disappointing grades. I've been there, and know how it feels when your best just wasn't enough. Since you can't change the past, focus on what you can do now.…
Have the published SATs exam results left you worried - even demoralised - that your child failed to meet the expected standard in reading, writing and maths? With the 'acceptable' scaled score benchmarked at 100, just over half 10-11 year olds in the country passed. Half didn't.  Here are the headline stats: 53% of pupils met the expected standard in reading, writing and maths 66% of pupils achieved the expected standard in reading 74% of pupils achieved the expected standard…
Were your results a disappointment? Having spent all summer looking forward to starting in the 6th form whether at school or college, it can be quite a shock when the grade staring back at you isn't the one you expected.  The first step? Don't panic. Pick yourself up, dust yourself down and let's look at all the study options open to you.  1. Speak to a teacher. On the results day itself, and in fact until the start of term,…

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