The Sherpa Blog

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

5 Tips to stay positive around your studies

Being positive can make you enthusiastic about your studies, and more importantly; you can develop into a highly motivated student.

James Gurnett

2 weeks ago

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Exam Prep
E-Learning
Online Study Support | The best resources to boost your grades

Struggling to find the best resources to help you out with your studies? Look no further, let us guide you through the best of the best in online study support.

James Gurnett

2 weeks ago

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GCSE Revision
A-level Revision
Exam Prep
E-Learning
COP26 x Education

Climate change is a worldwide issue that we cannot hide from, it should be dealt with, with the utmost urgency and importance.

James Gurnett

3 weeks ago

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Educational
COP26
Topical
5 top techniques to help manage your time (and studies)

Being inundated with work can make it harder to stay organised and know what to study at the right time. But don’t fear, this blog outlines multiple ways to keep on top of your workload.

James Gurnett

1 month ago

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Exam Prep
Career Advice
Revision
Educational
10 of the best educational podcasts and audiobooks

The bandwidth of human knowledge has increased tenfold since the invention of television as access to a new way of learning became available. It is no surprise that innovation rates are soari

James Gurnett

1 month ago

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Extra Reading
Educational
Podcasts
Audiobooks
5 Influential extracurricular activities to help with student-life balance

Every student has a different personality and set of traits that will help them excel in particular areas. The importance of nurturing each individual to blossom into the best and most comfor

James Gurnett

1 month ago

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Career Advice
Educational
How maths and physics are intertwined in our daily lives

Do we experience maths and physics in our everyday life? Are we remotely aware of their impact on trivial tasks? Can we become more conscious of the role they play and open ourselves up to th

James Gurnett

1 month ago

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Maths Tutors
Science Tutors
Maths and Physics
Educational
5 Scintillating science experiments you can do at home

One of the best ways to learn is through hands-on experiments and practical work. They are fun, engaging and some even get the adrenaline pumping. Science has a unique mystical flair.

James Gurnett

2 months ago

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Science Tutors
Biology
Educational
7 Underrated skills that will boost your grades in class

Work smarter, not harder is a common jokey phrase that people use when they feel as though they are taking a shortcut or cheating the system. But it should not be construed as a joke. It is t

James Gurnett

2 months ago

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E-Learning
Career Advice
Educational
7 Most Important Benefits of Tuition

Whilst school has its positives; carefully curated, structured and engaging one-to-one tuition help students understand their shortcomings in an open and honest way without making them feel a

James Gurnett

2 months ago

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Online Tutors
E-Learning
Benefits of Tuition
5 Reasons becoming a part-time tutor can lead to a fulfilling career

Winter is fast approaching. The days are getting shorter and the opportunities to continue enjoying the sun after 4.30 pm are dwindling.

James Gurnett

2 months ago

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Becoming a Tutor
E-Learning
Become an Online Tutor
Online tutoring jobs
Biology
Career Advice
Educational
5 Great Ways to Keep Your Brain Active Over the Summer Holidays

Staying on top of things can be extremely fun and insightful instead of draining during your well-deserved time off. It is critical to keep your brain busy to avoid those brainfart moments wh

Sebastian Owen

3 months ago

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GCSE and A-level Exams
Educational
How To Write The Perfect Essay

For most people going through college or coming towards the end of secondary school, they are going to come face to face with many essays. Knowing how to write a good essay is key to making s

Sebastian Owen

3 months ago

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English Tutors
Essay Writing
Humanities
Do Plants Boost Productivity in a Workspace?

Trying to be productive in a work environment is one of the key issues many people face on a regular basis. Some common reasons are due to a work overload, poor working environment or general

Jamie Gibbs

3 months ago

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Online Tutors
GCSE Revision
A-level Revision
Exam Prep
Revision
The Best Educational Netflix Shows, Broken Down by Subject

Undeniably, we all love a little binge-watching and can’t get enough of our streaming channels. Whether you are Netflix and chilling all evening or cramming in a few episodes on the bus or in

Sebastian Owen

4 months ago

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E-Learning
Netflix
Educational