How History Can Help You Spot Fake News in a Post-Truth Society. Mr Riley offers some History support on how to answer source-based questions at IGCSE and A Level (Cambridge, EdExcel and AQA)

There has been much in the news about false news and how we are living in a post-truth society. However, this is nothing new, as we have seen these ideas throughout history, for example with the term “Yellow Journalism” in the late 19th century in the USA. As Randolph...
Oxford And Cambridge Interviews

Oxford And Cambridge Interviews

Oxford And Cambridge Interviews As someone who survived the process herself, I sympathise with those who have been summoned to interview at Oxford or Cambridge this Winter. It’s a nail-biting time, but here I attempt to answer some of the questions I am asked...
Helping Your UCAS Application Get Sent!

Helping Your UCAS Application Get Sent!

As I said in a previous post, clicking on “Pay /Send” does not, contrary to popular belief, send your application to UCAS. Only an authorised person – usually your referee, UCAS Co-ordinator or Head of Centre is able to do this. They check through your application and...
SI units, base and derived

SI units, base and derived

  How long left ? Until my exams..   Until the weekend 🙂  We are always racing off into time (t), that intangible, unknowable quantity.  There is an awful lot of it but it seems to be passing all the same.  Another week has passed since the last.  So one week less....
SUVAT and the art of war

SUVAT and the art of war

In The Art of War Sun Tzu says that ¨victorious warriors win first and then go to war while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win¨. Students preparing for their IGCSE and A level exams this year need to be confident that they will win first by...

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