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Have you got a teenager studying for their GCSEs or A Levels? Do you want to encourage them to make the most of their potential in their education whilst also sensitively helping them to navigate the pitfalls of the school years? Subscribe to The School Success Formula to hear Lucy Parsons, author of The Ten Step Guide to Acing Every Exam You Ever Take, give you tips and strategies to support your child to exam success and get into the best universities (Lucy is a graduate of Cambridge University) with a brilliant UCAS application. You’ll also hear informative and helpful interviews with experts in subjects like teen mental health, special educational needs, careers, choosing schools and parenting. Find out more about Lucy and check out her blog at www.lifemoreextraordinary.com.

The School Success Formula with Lucy Parsons The School Success Formula with Lucy Parsons

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.5 • 20 Ratings

Have you got a teenager studying for their GCSEs or A Levels? Do you want to encourage them to make the most of their potential in their education whilst also sensitively helping them to navigate the pitfalls of the school years? Subscribe to The School Success Formula to hear Lucy Parsons, author of The Ten Step Guide to Acing Every Exam You Ever Take, give you tips and strategies to support your child to exam success and get into the best universities (Lucy is a graduate of Cambridge University) with a brilliant UCAS application. You’ll also hear informative and helpful interviews with experts in subjects like teen mental health, special educational needs, careers, choosing schools and parenting. Find out more about Lucy and check out her blog at www.lifemoreextraordinary.com.

    5 Tips for Success at Religious Studies A-Level

    5 Tips for Success at Religious Studies A-Level

    If you’re taking Religious Studies as an A Level subject you need two main strengths: An ability to retain large amounts of information; and, Skill in evaluating and explaining your arguments effectively. In this article taken from my interview with expert Religious Studies A-Level teacher and examiner, Chris Eyre, we share some important tips on […]

    [Re-Release] The Ultimate Guide to the Academic Year: What Parents Should Expect When and Why

    [Re-Release] The Ultimate Guide to the Academic Year: What Parents Should Expect When and Why

    When you're supporting your child to achieve their full potential at school it's really helpful to understand the shape and dynamics of the academic year. It's really all about long-term time-management – knowing what they should be doing and focusing on in each season of the school year. In this episode of The School Success […]

    • 41 min
    “Better than school” – Annette and Erin’s Extraordinaries Club Story

    “Better than school” – Annette and Erin’s Extraordinaries Club Story

    Annette and Erin were some of our founding members of The Extraordinaries Club, from the end of year 10 to year 13, and recently agreed to take part in interview with me.  This blog is a summary of my conversation with them about the lessons they learnt about the Club, themselves and what they took […]

    • 44 min
    Back to School Mindset reset

    Back to School Mindset reset

    As we head back to school, hot on the heels of the two most difficult academic years ever experienced, it's worth taking a moment to make sure your mind is the right place to succeed. Let's review the situation we find ourselves in and think about how we can mentally prepare ourselves for the school […]

    • 8 min
    3 Top Tips For New Year 12s to Start the Sixth Form Right

    3 Top Tips For New Year 12s to Start the Sixth Form Right

    The step up from GCSE to A-Level study is a tricky one, and something that's under-estimated by students and their parents alike. This means that every year we see students coming to us in the latter part of year 12, over the summer holiday and the beginning of year 13 who have got themselves into […]

    • 14 min
    Open House – August 2021: Find out about how you can work with us

    Open House – August 2021: Find out about how you can work with us

    Did you miss our Open House on 17th August 2021? We invited people to come along who were interested in working with us in the 2021-2 academic year to:Find out how you can work with usUnderstand which way of working with us would be best for you (or whether it's the right time for you at […]

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Vick8882 ,

Fab podcast

Really informative podcast that’s great for students and parents.

Soli Lazarus ,

Such an informative podcast

This is a clear, no nonsense podcast with interesting topics connected to schooling, studying whilst being mindful of the pressures our children are under. Highly recommended

kbutte ,

Fabulous tool for parents and their teens!

I’ve put these on whilst I’ve been cooking, or pottering around the house, to learn more about the exam system and how to effectively support my son and daughter through their GCSE’s.

Both my children are very different in terms of motivation, discipline and focus so it’s helped to learn about different approaches to use with them both.

I’m now continuing to use the support from Lucy as my son looks towards A levels and his dream to go to Oxford.

I feel that by reviewing these valuable resources, he’s giving himself the best chance possible! It’s a fantastic service....and it’s free!!!!

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