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STEM, Education and Online Tutoring News from the Sherpa Team.

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How To Revise English Language
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Raziah

1 week ago

Stuck on how to revise for your GCSE English Language exams? This guide is full of targeted advice and work examples to help you practice your GCSE English writing and analytical skills.
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The Positive Side To Failing
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Alice D

2 weeks ago

Fear of failure is holding you back. Every successful person in the world has tasted defeat, it's how you react and learn from mistakes that lights the path to improvement!
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How To Ace GCSE English Language Paper 1: Question 5
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Gerard A

3 weeks ago

Qualified teacher Gerard walks you through how to impress examiners and get full marks in GCSE English Language Paper 1 Question 5 where you need to describe a picture.
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The Psychological Benefits Of Studying STEM
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Mira M

1 month ago

Should you study sciences? This blog by a medical student explains all the lesser-known benefits of studying STEM subjects and how they can shape the way you see the world.
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My First Year Tutoring Language Online
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Stuart D

2 months ago

A review of a very experienced online tutor's first year teaching English, German, Italian and French online and how it has reignited his passion for teaching beyond his expectations.
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Navigating the Transition from GCSE to A-level Mathematics
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Hamilton B

2 months ago

Discover the real-world applications of A-level maths used in science and groundbreaking discoveries as we decipher just what is different between GCSE and A-level content.
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Dealing with Burnout
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Russell Kilgour

2 months ago

Learn to identify signs of mental health changes and explore proactive strategies to maintain balance. Prioritise your well-being ahead of any deadlines to avoid academic burnout.
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Examiner Tips For OCR A Level Chemistry Paper 2
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Emma C

3 months ago

Dive deep into synthesis and analytical techniques with OCR Examiner Emma, as she navigates common pitfalls, highlights must-know topics, and provides a full marks analysis question.
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How To Ace Your GCSE Spanish Reading Exam
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Ruth G

3 months ago

Master the GCSE Spanish reading exam with expert tips from our seasoned Spanish tutor. Uncover targeted strategies to navigate traps and avoid common mistakes.
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Navigating End-Of-Term Report Cards
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Russell Kilgour

4 months ago

Why do school report cards matter? What do they truly mean for your child's academic progress? Learn when to celebrate achievements and when to address concerns in this insightful blog.
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How to Create an English Literature Revision Cheatsheet
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Esalan

4 months ago

Dive into our English tutor's expert guide on crafting your personalized revision cheat sheet. Learn how to analyze literature effectively and maintain accessible, organised notes.
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Comparing Teaching Experiences: The UK, South Africa and South Korea
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Claire S

4 months ago

Explore a seasoned teacher's experiences in the UK, South Africa, and South Korea. Discover unique perspectives, teaching methodologies, and cultural influences that shape the educational jou
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The Science Of Effective Revision
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Tabitha G

4 months ago

Unlock your exam success with expert insights! Explore 10 proven tips for effective GCSE and A-level revision based on the science of memory and cognition written by a Psychology tutor.
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10 Top Tips For Year 10!
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Russell Kilgour

4 months ago

Discover essential tips for a successful start to your GCSE journey in Year 10. From effective time management to subject research, the path to academic excellence begins here!
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Is Primary School Tuition Right For My Child?
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Imran M

4 months ago

Child development during primary school is extremely important. Learning with a tutor is very effective and leads to lifetime gains in attitude and attainment in school.
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