How to Choose the Right A-levels: a Guide for GCSE Students
However, the decisions you make now will set you on a course that can be difficult to change, so it’s important to make the right subject choices at this early stage. The aim of this guide is to help you see things more clearly and get a good impression of the possible options, whether you...
6 Reasons to Study English in ORA’s International Environment
Wherever you're studying with Oxford Royale Academy, you'll get to go on fantastic excursions and fascinating coach trips.
12 Great Career Areas You’ll Be Astonished to Learn Have Skills Shortages
We’re all used to hearing about the fact that the UK has a shortage of science teachers, and the general shortage of graduates with science degrees is well-publicised. You should also read… How to Increase Your Future Employability While You’re Still at School 10 Ways to Find the Right Career Path for You But there...
How to Do Research for an Excellent Essay: the Complete Guide
One of the biggest secrets to writing a good essay is the Boy Scouts’ motto: ‘be prepared’. You should also read… How to Take Your Essays from Good to Dazzlingly Brilliant How to Write Essays that Stick to the Point and Answer the Question Preparing for an essay – by conducting effective research – lays...
7 Common Study Problems and How to Deal with Them
Everyone experiences difficulties with studying at one time or another, and overcoming these challenges is all part of the learning process, particularly when you have a large workload. You should also read… How to Do a Large Amount of Work in a Small Amount of Time 10 Ways of Thinking That Will Boost Your Academic...
14 Common Grammatical Mistakes in English – And How to Avoid Them
A huge number of native English speakers make frequent English slip-ups that bring on the wrath of the UK’s army of grammar pedants, and it’s mainly because they weren’t taught properly at school. But for you, help is at hand.
How to Study When You’ve Lost Motivation: 8 Sharp Tips to Get Back on Track
In my opinion, two evils conspire to make revision-time miserable: the first is the stress of approaching exams, and the sense that there is an overwhelming amount of information to learn in an ever-dwindling period of time.
14 Ways to Improve Your Grades if You’re Underperforming
Even the brightest students can sometimes find themselves academically underperforming, often through no fault of their own. When students find themselves in this situation, it’s often because they’re stuck in a rut and are not sure what to do to improve.
How to Make Your Coursework as Good as It Can Possibly Be
Many GCSE and A-level subjects are assessed in part by coursework in addition to exams, meaning that the mark you receive for coursework contributes to your overall grade. You should also read… 10 Ways of Thinking That Will Boost Your Academic Performance The Essential Year-Round Exam Countdown Checklist Many students prefer coursework, because it’s a...
How to Write Dazzlingly Brilliant Essays: Sharp Advice for Ambitious Students
Rachel McCombie, a graduate of St John’s College, Oxford, shares actionable tips on taking your essays from “Good” to “Outstanding.” Detail of The Hunt in the Forest by Paolo Uccello For ambitious students, essays are a chance to showcase academic flair, demonstrate original thinking and impress with advanced written English skills. You should also read…...