The Sherpa Blog

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

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Pandemics of the 20th Century
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Sehar J

1 week ago

Did you know there have been 3 pandemics in the last century? Science tutor Sehar describes the trials and tribulations of how these events shaped society and the medical profession.
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Designing a Prosthetic Arm
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Ejay N

3 weeks ago

A deep dive into the technology needed to design and test a prosthetic arm, written by PhD researchers, one of which is a Sherpa tutor.
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How to make revising during the Christmas holidays FUN!
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Russell Kilgour

1 month ago

It's Christmas, so enjoy the holiday cheer! For those that have exams in January, it can feel like a cruel joke, so follow these tips to ensure you are staying focused...and festive!
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Why are pathogens pathogenic?
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Natacha I

1 month ago

Go beyond the curriculum to level up your knowledge with this in-depth analysis of one of the most dangerous organisms in biology - the pathogen. Why do they exist? What makes them dangerous?
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Study Skills and Tips for Dyslexia & Neurodiversity
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Catherine L

1 month ago

You may have to over-learn or over-study things until you know them perfectly in order to retain the information.
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Developing a positive growth mindset for success
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Oliver W

2 months ago

Find out more about how having a growth mindset can help you face challenges and continue to develop throughout your life. Most successful people continue self-improvement even after they ‘ma
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Mock Exam Season - Our Revision Checklist
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Russell Kilgour

2 months ago

Mock exams are right around the corner, some have even started! This guide will help you get back into revision mode and allow you to make the most of your study time.
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Global Education: What is it?
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James Gurnett

2 months ago

Learn about Global education and why it is so important, ahead of Global Education Week 2022.
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Sherpa x GEW 2022 Giveaway Rules & Guidelines
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James Gurnett

2 months ago

Rules and guidelines on how to enter the Sherpa giveaway to celebrate Global Education Week 2022.
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What is it like for UK students to apply to US universities?
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James Gurnett

2 months ago

Everything you need to know about US universities if you are looking to apply from the UK.
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How to write an analytical GCSE English essay
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Ruth D

2 months ago

The best ways to write an analytical GCSE English essay.
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Ultimate Revision Guide to GCSE English Language Paper 1
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James Gurnett

3 months ago

Pass your GCSE English Language Paper 1 exam with help from our ultimate revision guide.
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Do's and Don'ts for GCSE English Language Paper 1 Question 2
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Ruth D

3 months ago

Ace paper 1 question 2 of the GCSE English Language exam with these quality tips and tricks.
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5 Indicators your child needs support with school
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James Gurnett

3 months ago

5 red flags that indicate your child is struggling with school.
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Escaping the Solar Wind | Earth's Natural Force Field
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Helen N

3 months ago

No this isn't sci-fi. The Earth has its own force field. We promise.
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