Dr. Mark King is the admissions director for Lucy College at Cambridge University. In the second instalment of the 2-part podcast, he talks through the final stages of the admissions process and covers a lot of the FAQ’s about applying to these two universities. In these two episodes, he leaves no stone unturned in explaining…
Episode 21 – How to apply to Oxford or Cambridge University (part 1)
Dr. Mark King is the admissions director for Lucy College at Cambridge University. In this 2-part podcast, he talks through the admissions process from start to finish. How important are GCSE grades? What post-16 subjects should be studied? What are the stages to an Oxbridge application? In these two episodes, he leaves no stone unturned…
Episode 16 – Clare Josa – Beating Exam Stress
Clare Josa is considered the UK’s leading authority on Imposter Syndrome, having spent nearly 20 years specialising in the field, including publishing the landmark 2019 Imposter Syndrome Research Study and her new book: Ditching Imposter Syndrome, which already has readers in over 30 countries. She is the author of eight books and has been interviewed by…
Episode 14 – Liz Loly – Supporting a dyslexic child
Liz Loly is a qualified teacher and parent to a delightfully dyslexic son. With a background in communications, which began when working on the London 2012 Olympic bid, Liz now works as a Communications and Education Consultant. Liz is personally and professionally dedicated to sharing knowledge, empowering people and enabling everyone the opportunity and strategies to…
Episode 8 – The biggest pressure on teens, and what to do about it
We talk helping parents create a healthy environment for teenagers, why the teenage brain is not naturally ‘wired’ for revision, and the importance of an end goal to help with motivation.
We also talk about how we can all stay sane while cooped up together for the next few months… ?
Episode 3 – Aim a Little Higher
In this episode, we talk to Kamal Ellis-Hyman of ‘Aim a Little Higher’ about how he works with students in schools to inspire them to up their game.
Episode 1 – Routines
The ‘King of Routine’ himself, John Lamerton, on how to put the ‘teen’ in routine!