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How to get ahead?

How to get ahead?

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and starting on the first one.” I love the quote above because it is applicable to many of the overwhelmed parents...

How do I get my child to read?

How do I get my child to read?

How do I get my child to read? We all know the benefits of reading. However, it can be difficult to encourage our children to read. Alternatively, it might be that your child IS an avid reader, but they are still not doing well in English, which leads to frustration,...

How to structure a Literature Essay

How to structure a Literature Essay

At Uplevel Academy we teach our students to reverse engineer their essays. Why? Because it gives them a focus! How do you do this? You start by looking at the 'Assessment Objectives'. For Literature, regardless of the exam board (Eduqas, Edexcel or AQA), you need to...

How to encourage your child to expand on their answers?

You may have seen your child's report saying that your child needs to expand on their answers. But, how? We have a process to help idenitfy specific blocks holding your child back, but for today's video and blog, we will be delivering to you actionable steps to help...

Parents: What to do after your child sits one of their GCSE exams?

Parents: What to do after your child sits one of their GCSE exams?

In this blog we are going to be offering advice on how to help your child deal with exam stress by avoiding triggering questions, and by offering solutions, so that you can support your child through their GCSE Exams. We all know that after a child has sat an exam, we...

Are 2021 GCSE and A-level Exams really cancelled?

Are 2021 GCSE and A-level Exams really cancelled?

If you have been keeping up-to-date with the headlines, then you may think that GCSE and A-level summer 2021 exams have been cancelled, right? But, the reality is - it’s not that simple! Yes, exam hall exams are cancelled, but end of year, summer exams have not been...

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