If you’re looking for the next step after GCSEs, and want to start gaining valuable work experience and enhance employability without cutting down your chances of pursuing higher education, then the T-Levels could be for you… What are they? Launched in 2020, T-Levels are 2-year courses taken after GCSEs that are about the equivalent of … Read more

Let’s be honest: this time of year is not fun. It should be- after all, the days are getting longer, and warm weather and blue skies are beckoning- and yet you’re stuck inside, revising and stressing about exams. But while it might feel like it at the time, exam season doesn’t last forever! Here are … Read more

As you sit in double biology struggling with the concept of cell division, you may well wonder how this information is going to help you in the real world. You’re not going to be a botanist, right? Well, probably not, but some of the skills that the routines of school life instil in you, will … Read more

As you sit in double biology struggling with the concept of cell division, you may well wonder how this information is going to help you in the real world. You’re not going to be a botanist, right? Well, probably not, but some of the skills that the routines of school life instil in you, will … Read more

The ‘skint student’ is a stereotype for a reason. Studying at school, college and university (as well as maintaining a social life) means there isn’t often a huge amount of time left for you to earn a decent wage on the side- and what you do earn seems to drain away surprisingly quickly. So when … Read more

I can remember being asked as a kid what I wanted to be when I grew up, and that seemed like an impossible question to answer because I simply didn’t know enough about what the options were. I knew what subjects I liked at school, but I had no idea how that would translate into … Read more

The past two school years have been a rollercoaster, to put it mildly. A once-in-a-lifetime global event which has impacted almost every person on the planet does not exactly create the most conducive environment for learning. While we aren’t saying goodbye to Covid-19 just yet, we are able to start embracing a new normal as … Read more

Results Day. The culmination of all those years of schoolwork, reduced to some marks on a couple of sheets of paper in an envelope. For some people, it’s a day of joy with those marks sending them in a direction they already had planned- but for many (the vast majority), it marks the end of … Read more

First of all, if you’ve decided to read this blog – congratulations, you’re already taken the first step to good financial health, and that’s being proactive enough to care about it!  One of the biggest causes of stress and anxiety is money trouble, which is why getting into good habits and making good financial decisions … Read more