During the half-term holiday, Army Cadets from around the UK were chosen to attend a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) camp, hosted at Westdown Camp, Salisbury Plain. The six-day camp consisted of a series of activities and short lessons on how the modern British Army makes use of the wide range of technology it […]
Exam boards have been asked to re-write the new maths GCSEs as the exam regulator says they are ‘too hard’. They only have six weeks before students will be studying this syllabus. Students who are currently in year 9 will be sitting these examinations in the summer of 2017 when they reach year 11. Instead […]
Teenagers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be receiving their GCSE results today.
Extreme Physics is on again this year and it is a must for all budding scientists.
Ofqual (the regulatory board for education) have changed the marking of the GCSE results so that teachers will have a better understanding of student’s levels. They are changing the marking of GCSE’s because a large amount of students are earning A* or just A grades. Now with this new number system Ofqual hope that teachers […]
1…2…3…BREATHE! You can breathe out now, the January exam period is nearly over.
Thousands of students across Britain will be sitting their exams this summer. One young girl Sian, aged 15 from Wales, is looking forward to it more then most.
Modular exams for GCSE students could soon be a thing of the past.
Surely, to achieve true success, there must be an element of challenge. A challenge that perhaps is not supplied in the current tests.