How can Oxford Revise: Revision & Practice help students to revise more effectively?

Adam Boxer, one of the authors of the new Oxford Revise: Revision and Practice series, explains how its Knowledge, Retrieval, Practice model leads to truly effective revision. If you’re anything like me, one of the questions you’ll be asked the most by students is how they should revise. Most students and parents don’t really know […]

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What can we learn from the AQA A Level Psychology 2019 Examiner’s Reports?

The examiners were pleased that students had been well prepared for the specification, and had gained considerable knowledge. There were some concerns about the accuracy of material students are coming across online, and it’s important that we should guide them towards more reliable sources, and teach them to be critical and check facts. There were […]

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Juliet – and Romeo

Romeo and Juliet blog

Themes that are understood Romeo & Juliet is sometimes perceived as ‘just too silly’. I disagree. In my experience teenage students relate to R&J and enjoy it. Why? Because the themes are themes they understand. The characters are people they can to some extent relate to. Although it’s a tragedy (and I must admit I […]

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