The start of the summer break is only weeks away and it could be the last opportunity for some children to get solid revision done before they sit their 11+ exam in September. But keeping a child focused and organised during the break isn’t easy. It pays to start preparing now. Here, Helen Lami gives her tips on how parents can use the summer break to set their children up for 11+ succes
Over the next few weeks, hundreds of thousands of teenagers across the UK will be feeling the pressure as they sit their final GCSE and A-Level exams. It can be an extremely tense time, and not just for students. A recent poll conducted by the BBC found almost a quarter of parents said their own mental health had been affected by the pressure of their children's exams.
So what can parents do to battle the GCSE and A-Level blues? Here are my five tips for bringing harmony to the exam period.
Combining learning with fun - Academic Summer rolls out Academic Junior course to UK students in London, Cambridge and Sidcot, near Bristol.
If the idea of school during the summer holidays prompts thoughts of old-fashioned crammers or extreme helicopter parenting, it might be time to think again.
Choosing subjects to study can be a daunting prospect. Where do you start? What is important in selecting subjects, should you choose with your heart or with your head? Who’s option matters? Can I just close my eyes and point to a few subjects on the page? Before you get to that stage, ask yourself these five questions.
Are you looking for a summer of making friends, trying a variety of sport and learning about how your body work during exercise? If so, Academic sport is the perfect summer course for you!