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Keeping motivated (and Surviving) during Exam Time !!

Here are some tips and advise for keeping your motivation up over the next few weeks …

Forget about the mocks.
They do not matter. Some people go at the Mocks like its the real deal, others treat it like an inconvenience. 361 more words


The GCSE Run-In: Tips for Success

By Martyn Essery

With the exams approaching, it is very important that we ensure our pupils are fully prepared. Below are a number of simple actions that we can reinforce and pupils can act on in order to help them gain the highest grades possible. 242 more words

Retrieval Practice

Fantasy: Escape or Attack?

Is fantasy an escape from reality, or an attack on reality? A disintegration of reality? A moral disintegration of reality, if you will. Is the author leading his readers in an escape or is he saying “this won’t do at all, try this instead”, or “if you like these dark days, dose yourself with my darker timeline.” Is the author of fantasy trying to narcotize the reader or produce a moment of “cognitive estrangement?” 109 more words


Switching Gears

While my second draft of Protect the Prince is very fruitful, I seem to be unable to stop myself from popping the tab on first drafts. 135 more words


The First Draft: Lessons learned (1)

Initial drafts are an adventure. That first gesture of catching an idea
and wrapping it in language is awe inspiring. Mystery draws us forward:
Why do I tremble at this memory? 699 more words


No more dog ears!

I saw my PS, Dr. S today, and he removed my dog ear “flaps” with a “nip/tuck,” procedure, essentially just cutting off the wedge shapes and sewing my skin closed. 408 more words

A level Psychology

Hey guys and girls. So exam season is truly here and I’m trying to get back into the flow of revision and being productive. However, let’s just say I tried small small to get work done over Easter and it’s been quite hit and miss, but my God is on the throne sha. 1,689 more words

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