Category Archives: Podcasts

On apprenticeships as an alternative to university- “Get The Jump”

There’s a broad presumption that after school there’s A levels and then onto university for a degree. A lot of young people just seem to get swept along on this fast-flowing river of higher education. But with increasing options and alternatives, are we doing enough to make sure that our teens know what else is […]

On finding a sense of normality – when things are anything but

Keeping up with the Jones’ was always used as an expression about consumerism, upgrading the washing machine, getting a fancier car, holidaying to the Costa Del Sol – if my Essex childhood was ever in any doubt, this is proof positive! At some point it seemed that parenting fell into this way of thinking, peering […]

On Advance Information and the impact on GCSE and A Level revision with Dawn Cox

It’s been a whole two episodes since we mentioned the impact of COVID on our teen’s education.  That was never going to last! There have been two years of interrupted learning, for those sitting exams this year – being year 11 and year 13 students. As a result, exam boards have now released what is […]