At last – we’ve landed a SENCO! Probably the busiest individual in any school, and the subject we get the most questions about. Kate answers all of the questions that have been pitched by members and people who follow our social channels.
Elspeth joins us to talk about how exercise can be so be so beneficial in the run up to exams. Instagram.com/elspethfit Instagram.com/elspethphoto Instagram.com/elspethillustrates www.elspethvanderhole.com www.elspethillustrates.com
Sara Charles from Eduqas/WJEC joins us to talk about the dos and REALLY don’ts of tackling English Literature GCSE revision and exam papers. Knowledge organiser – https://resources.eduqas.co.uk/Pages/ResourceByArgs?subId=57 https://www.shmoop.com/teachers/best-practices/subject/english.html https://mrbruff.com/ https://www.sparknotes.com/
We talked to Tom about what we as parents can do to support an ‘introvert’ child – including how (and if) to help them stretch their comfort zone, along with the importance of ‘recharge time’.
Whether your child is questioning their gender identity, or whether they have a friend they want to support better, this was a fascinating talk about how to navigate that journey. Find more from Esther (Fifty Shades of Gender) here:https://estherlemmens.com/https://www.fiftyshadesofgender.com/https://www.instagram.com/50shadesgender/ And find Kit Marie here: Geogramblings
Catherine is a regional representative for WJEC/Eduqas for English Language. Before this job role, she was the head of English in her time as a teacher. The information she gives is relevant to all the English Language exams, no matter the exam board being studied by your teen. Knowledge Organiser: https://resources.eduqas.co.uk/Pages/ResourceSingle.aspx?rIid=1461
Lewis is the face and brains behind GCSE physics online and the Physics Online YouTube channel. There’s nothing Lewis doesn’t know about GCSE physics, and the step up required to be successful in the subject at A level or the IB. https://www.gcsephysicsonline.com/ GCSE Physics Exam Revision Notes – Amazon Twitter: @legophysicsguy Youtube channel: https://youtube.com/@PhysicsOnline
Matt Buttery from Triple P joins us to talk about the importance of resilience in teens and how to help build it up as GCSE and post-16 exams approach. https://www.triplep-parenting.uk.net/uk/triple-p/
Rachel talks to us about the importance of having a positive connection with your teen daughter and where reconnection is required, she’s the expert! Mum’s retreat: www.positivetouch.net/teen-whisperer-retreat The ‘Disconnection to Connection’ Toolkit via my website at www.positivetouch.net
Amy is the Science Subject Advisor for OCR and joins us to provide some top tips about how students should best prepare for the GCSE science exams. Useful links: https://www.ocr.org.uk/students/ Student hub with easy access to past papers, preparing for exams and well-being. https://senecalearning.com/en-GB/blog/free-chemistry-gcse-revision-for-ocr-gateway-a/ – A link to resources to revise with that are specific to…