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in General August 10, 2021

Didn't Get the Exam Results you Were Hoping For? Here's What to do Next.

Across the UK, thousands of students like you will have just received their A-Level or GCSE results. Depending on how you did in the exam you’re either over the moon or feeling a bit down in the dumps! If you didn’t get what you were hoping for, don’t worry, it’s not the end of the world and there’s still time to pick yourself back up and get those results you need.

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in General October 1, 2020

Can I Fast-track GCSEs and A-Levels

The short answer is; Yes you can. There are however some things you should bear in mind. Firstly, how long will it take me to prepare for the examination. Secondly, when are the exams held. Finally, what must I know about NEA (non examination assessment), often referred to as ‘coursework’, what impact will this have on my learning and examination scheduling.

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in General June 1, 2020

Problem Solving

I was going to write an article about this yesterday but had absolutely zero inspiration, so I just left it until today. Actually that isn’t true. I know exactly what I want to write about problem solving and I am doing it without any need for puzzling out what to say. I started with a big fib because I wanted to make a point. One of the best tools you can use in problem solving is giving up. That might sound a bit mad or defeatist but believe me it works. To give you an idea of its power let’s consider one of the most famous examples of this. Are you sitting comfortably?

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in General August 1, 2019

How Does Blood Transport Oxygen?

Red blood cells are very important as they carry oxygen from the lungs to every other cell in the body. They contain a molecule called haemoglobin. It is this molecule that picks up the oxygen from the lungs and transports the oxygen molecules throughout the body.

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in General July 1, 2019

What is Carbon Monoxide?

Carbon monoxide is produced when there is not enough oxygen available to provide complete combustion of a fuel. This can be very dangerous in enclosed spaces as it leads to poorer combustion and the production of carbon monoxide instead of carbon dioxide...

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in General June 1, 2019

How do we get Energy from Food?

Respiration is the process by which cells release energy from nutrients. In most cases the food has already been broken down to glucose and it is the glucose that is worked on by the cells to produce energy. There are two types of respiration...

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