Articles in 'exams'

  • Fears over GCSE exam shake up...File photo dated 10/6/2005 of school exams in progess. Teenagers will no longer be required to sit all their GCSEs after two years of study, under radical plans to break courses into 'bite sized' modules.
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    Should GCSEs Get Harder?

    28th February 2012

    As Ofqual announces changes to four key GCSE subjects, intended to make exams tougher, we look at the reasons behind the decision and whether or not it will be effective.

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  • Fears over GCSE exam shake up...File photo dated 10/6/2005 of school exams in progess. Teenagers will no longer be required to sit all their GCSEs after two years of study, under radical plans to break courses into 'bite sized' modules.
PA wire

    UK Exam Board Scandal Exposed

    22nd December 2011

    In a shocking undercover report, the Daily Telegraph has provided footage of examiners at examination board conferences providing teachers with the details of specific questions to be set on forthcoming papers. We ask what this will mean for UK education.

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    ‘Soft’ Subjects on the Rise

    30th August 2011

    As the dust clears from this year’s bumper crop of GCSE results, more statistics come to light about the popularity of traditional academic subjects. Some trends are very surprising indeed…

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    Too Many Stars at GCSE?

    18th June 2011

    As examination board AQA unveils plans to introduce a new ‘super’ A* with distinction, we question the valididty and wisdom of introducing such levels of elitism to the academic system. Will they pick out the best and brightest students, or just those who are good at following the rules, and will they discriminate against state school pupils?

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    Custom Essays: Close Reference

    28th May 2011

    Our final Custom Essays blog tackles the common ‘close reference’ essay question. With top tips on content, format and structure, you will be glad to have this custom essay up your sleeve in the exam room! Good luck!

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    Custom Essays: ‘For and Against’

    20th May 2011

    In the latest of our ‘custom essays’ blog series, we bring you a custom essay format for those common ‘For and Against’ style essay questions. With tips on all you need to include and a carefully designed essay structure, arm yourself for typical exam questions in advance!

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    Custom Essays: ‘How does the Writer…?’

    13th May 2011

    Our third custom essay blog looks at the ideal essay format for answering ‘How does the writer…?’ style exam questions. We look at what information should be included and how it should be structured for top exam grades every time.

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    Custom Essays: ‘To what extent?’

    05th May 2011

    This week’s custom essays blog looks at the popular exam essay question ‘To what extent…?’ We create the perfect custom essay format to suit all ‘To what extent’ questions, adaptable to any subject. Read on for details, and a summarised essay structure.

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    The Secret of Custom Essays

    29th April 2011

    Having prepared a strong custom essay format for each of a range of commonly asked exam questions is a great way to prepare for exams. With GCSEs and A Levels approaching, we look at a group of custom essays that will come in very handy indeed under exam pressure. This week: compare and contrast.

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