Mindfulness meditation and relaxation sessions – Fridays from 1pm!

April 29, 2015

It’s that time of year again! The run up to exams is always such a stressful time for A level college students, and many have a hard time trying to cope with the pressure they find themselves under. Finding effective ways to manage stress is vital for exam success, so it’s good to try a few things to see what fits.

AS Personal Tutoring sessions – a great term so far!

February 25, 2015

Our AS personal tutoring sessions have been amazing so far this term! We have covered everything from cyber bullying to working independently. We have also encouraged all AS students to complete a revision program which is going to be vital for their exam prep for the coming months! Here are some of our students having fun learning important group work skills.

Dealing With Exam Stress

May 15, 2014

The exam period can be a very stressful time. Your countless hours of hard work have all been leading to it, so it is natural to feel a little anxious. The following tips are to help you keep stress levels to a minimum whist striving to achieve your best results. Get organised Fumbling around trying to find things at the last minute will only add to any anxiety you are feeling. Make sure you are familiar with your exam timetable and pack everything you need in your bag the night before. Remember to eat well Going into an exam hungry Continue Reading →

Could Your Sense Of Smell Help You To Revise?

April 3, 2014

When it comes to revision, everyone has their own technique to help them get the results they need…. Studies have shown that scents can help to trigger memories. As well as ‘scent marking’ – picking a different fragrance for each module – the following list from Glide has all kinds of weird and wonderful tips for revision. But be aware, results are NOT guaranteed! 1. Take it on the road Get out of the house. Board a train/bus/coach and take your books on tour. There’s nothing like a strange fellow passenger eating cheese and onion crisps to make you keep Continue Reading →