GCSE results day 2018.Take a breath, it’s all going to be okay.

With Ofqual taking the unprecedented move of shifting the boundaries of science papers to stop a landslide of Us being issued, students - for whom the pressure has been increasingly ratcheted upwards over the last year - are likely to be somewhat on edge. Waiting, endlessly waiting to discover what other horrible surprises tomorrow may … Continue reading GCSE results day 2018.Take a breath, it’s all going to be okay.

For what we are about to receive – what happens if your A level results aren’t what you hoped for…

As the imperial death march intones in their sub-conscious, the school leavers of 2018 are a Schrödinger's cat of sorts, where by they have both passed and failed their A levels and the truth is only a short hop away from revealing itself. It's like breaking something valuable that belongs to an irascible parent and … Continue reading For what we are about to receive – what happens if your A level results aren’t what you hoped for…

Summer holiday thought experiment.

Thanks to a handy little doohickey on my site I know who's been reading my articles, where they've been doing that and their snack of choice as they enjoy my sagacity. That's not wholly true but I do know which articles have been accessed and from which country and over the last few weeks I've … Continue reading Summer holiday thought experiment.