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7 top tips for helping your child cope with exam stress
By Dr Kathy Weston
27 Mar

As parents, we are largely powerless to change the system in which our children are being educated. However, we can use our great influence to positively impact on our children’s self-esteem, academic skill development and attitudinal approach to life in general. But how? Dr Kathy Weston takes us through her 7 top tips for helping children cope with exam stress.

Study skills: the science behind the power of sleep and revision
By Elizabeth Holtom
19 Mar
Students are fast approaching the final exams of their prep school lives.  How effectively are they using their study skills?  Would a few changes to their schedule at home make a big difference to their exam readiness in the summer term? In this blog, Elizabeth Holtom looks at two areas worth considering with an explanation of the science behind them.
 
How to develop a strong vocabulary
By Chris Pearse
06 Mar
A good vocabulary is integral to success in 11+/common entrance exams. Besides, learning new words should be fun and something that you can do with the people around you. This article will provide useful suggestions on how to develop a deep and wide vocabulary.