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How to revise for English exams

If your English language or literature GCSE or A level exam, is approaching we’ve gathered some of the best tips to help you with your revision!In your English language and literature exams, you will be writing essays and newspaper articles or analysing poems rather than answering shorter, one-answer exam questions....

Cambridge Assessment Admission Testing (CAAT)

Thinking of applying to a ‘red brick’ University, Oxford or Cambridge perhaps? Then Cambridge Assessment Admission Tests might be an option for you as they are designed to measure students’ skills and help universities evaluate how ready students are for university-level work. Depending on your chosen institution and course, you may need...

Two New Science Practical Locations

Here at Tutors & Exams we have been working tirelessly over the last year to widen accessibility to those outside of mainstream education wishing to undertake A Level Science Practicals. Or to use the official Awarding Organisation jargon, Common Practical Assessment Criteria (CPACs). We are approved by JCQ to deliver...

Health & Safety Training with Worksafe

Last week, some of our team took part in Health & Safety training provided by WorkSafe Training.Here at Tutors & Exams, the safety of our candidates and our team are our top priority and with this training, we got to experience hands on training with our very own manikins. This...

Exams: Summer 2022

Last week Ofqual, the exams regulator, detailed its approach to grading exams and assessments next Summer.  In summary they are committed to exams taking place next Summer, the first time in three years. However, Ofqual recognise the significant disruption to teaching/learning that has occurred during the pandemic and to mitigate...

A Word on Summer Exams 2021 for Private Candidates

We have finally come to the end of Summer Exams 2021! We can’t say that we’re sad to leave them behind. However, we are super proud to have, once again, graded an incredible number of Private Candidates this year to ensure that they continue with their future careers. We want to...

Latin to be introduced at 40 secondary schools

Latin is to be taught at schools across England in an effort to counter the subject’s reputation as one that is “elitist” and largely at private schools. Here at Tutors & Exams, we offer more than 25 languages, of which Latin is one. A £4m Department for Education (DfE) scheme for...

GCSEs 2021: Final grade checks needed by results day

Amy Gibbons at TES reported that schools minister sets out plans for grading reviews and provisional process for next year's GCSE and A-level exams. Exam boards are still set to make final checks on conduct on teacher-assessed grades before GCSE grades and A-level results are published in three weeks' time, the...

How we locate Private Candidate Examination Centres

Many of you may have wondered how we decide where to locate our private candidate examination centres. Hopefully this article will shed some light on the process we adopt, what factors we consider and our future plans.Since opening our first examination centre in Coventry in 2014, Tutors & Exams have...

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