News & Updates

We want to support students throughout the year, whether it is getting ready for the start of a new school year, or preparing for end of year exams – as well as everything in between. Here you will find news and updates, as well as some useful tips and hints to support you in being your best in your studies.

Succeeding through Covid

Succeeding through Covid

A message from our Principal, Claire Meadows-Smith on how tutoring through Covid is helping children to progress and succeed. The Community Schools has been supporting students for more than 10...

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Christmas Grade Booster Revision Courses

Christmas Grade Booster Revision Courses

Why You Should Consider Taking a Christmas Grade Booster Revision Course During our successful Christmas Grade Booster Revision Courses we offer students just the correct amount of support from experienced...

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Mock Like You Mean It

Mock Like You Mean It

Why revising for mock GCSEs is more important than ever Summer 2020 will go down in history for many reasons – one of them being the cancellation of GCSE and...

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Study habits for success

Study habits for success

Burying your head in books for hours on end isn’t always the best way to study and it can leave you feeling frustrated and demotivated – but it doesn’t have...

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Why Attendance Matters

Why Attendance Matters

Missing lessons at school can have a big impact on not just how well you do that year. Attendance can have a huge influence on the number of qualifications and...

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Your GCSE options

Your GCSE options

Choosing your GCSE options is an exciting time – after all, it’s probably the first time you actively get to choose what you study. They’re also a big milestone in...

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Didn’t Make The Grade?

Didn’t Make The Grade?

When exam results don’t quite go to plan If you’ve opened your exam results and didn’t get the grades you wanted – there’s nothing anyone can say to sugar coat...

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GCSE & A Level Exam Results

GCSE & A Level Exam Results

What to expect on exam results day Whether you’re hoping to go on to sixth form, college, or university, results day is a mixture of excitement, anticipation, and stress. But...

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Exam Resits

Exam Resits

600 As we have been planning our highly successful Grade Booster and Revision sessions for  GCSE  and A level students, it has got us thinking about the difference between the...

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School Holidays Setback

School Holidays Setback

We know that not all students are the same After the school holidays some students return in September and easily pick up where they were at the end of the...

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Top Tips for Exam Success

Top Tips for Exam Success

Getting ready for your exam revision? Let us help. The Community Schools currently help over 150 students prepare for exam revision success. Here, briefly, are 10 top pieces of advice...

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Who Says Girls Can’t Do Maths?

Who Says Girls Can’t Do Maths?

From toys to clothing and even an advert featuring Dame Helen Mirren, why do we continue to condition girls into thinking they can’t possibly be good at maths and how...

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Exam Results

Exam Results

Delighted to share feedback from some students and parents about their results. "She was overwhelmed with an A in Maths. It’s amazing, we are so proud of course and also...

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Summer Exam Pressure?

Summer Exam Pressure?

We can help you and your children to sail through them! It’s that time of year when teenagers around the world are complaining about exam pressure. Perhaps you are feeling...

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Take out the Fear of Maths

Take out the Fear of Maths

The fear of maths is common. The good news is that fear is a learned behaviour you can easily overcome. Here are our top tips. 1. Face the Fear Talk...

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