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.
3 Exam Technique Mistakes GCSE and A-Level Students Commonly Make
Is your teen struggling with their exam technique for their GCSEs or A-Levels? Exam technique is a skill that can be learned and practised so that your child can get better marks and grades. In this article we'll talk about 3 exam technique mistakes that we commonly see GCSE and A-Level students making. They are: […]
How to revise GCSE English with 7 weeks to go
GCSE English can be overwhelming. Between the Literature and Language courses and the varying skills and knowledge needed for each, there's a lot to master. There’s not much time left until summer exams start, so now's the time to get everything clear in your head. Going forward, your revision should be strategic, make the most […]
“Is it too late for revision to make a difference for this year’s GCSEs and A-Levels?”
If you or your child have exams this summer (2022) you may be wondering: “Is it too late for revision to make a difference for this year's GCSEs and A-Levels?” The answer is no. It's never too late to start doing the work, or to start revising. It's also never too early (we'll come to […]
Why finding your study style is like finding your fashion sense
It's a commonly known fact that teenagers like to fit in (whilst also standing out). It's also fairly common for teenagers to feel a bit lost when it comes to their revision. These two things mean that teens who are struggling to know how to revise will very likely copy a friend's study style, if […]
Introducing Academic Coach, Yutong Zhou
Yutong Zhou, the latest Academic Coach to join our team, knows from her own experience just how much impact a coach can have on a student's life. In this week’s podcast episode, I talked with Yutong about What brought her to academic coaching How her past experiences have shaped her perspective on coaching Her background […]
Lack of motivation might not be the REAL problem behind your child’s revision struggles
Does your child say that they're just not motivated to get on with their revision or do their homework? This is one of the most common problems that I hear from students. They say: “I can't get motivated to study!” Or, “I've got no motivation for my revision.” But, when I probe a little more […]
Utterly useful but...
Thanks Lucy for your wide range of topics covered and diligent preparation for each podcast. Like others, i feel it’s so useful to hear info pertaining to older children. And we love your book ‘10 Steps’ too. Is there something you can do though to improve the quality of your interviewee’s transmissions. The last few have been a disappointing and detract from the delivery of the message quite significantly. Trust you appreciate the constructive feedback.
Really informative podcast that’s great for students and parents.
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