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The BTEC Grading System Explained

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You may be studying a BTEC, considering whether or not to study one or you may even just be interested. Whichever of these categories you fall in to, it can be hard to really understand the grades that are given to students when they study any BTEC course. This is because it is quite different to …

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What is the Average GCSE Grade in the UK?

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The current pandemic has greatly affected our education, with lockdown and online school taking up a large proportion of our learning, and it is natural that students may feel worried or confused about expected GCSE results this year. Even before the pandemic, GCSEs have been …

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What is a School Prefect and What Do They Do?

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Almost every school in the UK offers students the opportunity to become a prefect. However, what really is a school prefect, and what do they do? This article will answer all your questions surrounding this topic.  A simple definition of a school prefect is as follows: a …

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Can You See Your UCAS Reference?

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The UCAS reference is a mandatory part of your university application and may be the factor that decides whether or not you receive offers from particular universities. Therefore, it is essential that it is well written and makes you sound like the perfect candidate for your chosen university and course. So, are …

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Is an Open University Degree Respected?

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The Open University (OU) has been around for 50 years and has helped millions of students achieve their academic goals in a flexible style best suited to them. Whether you are planning on being a part-time student after college/sixth form or you are a mature student looking to go back and pick up a new qualification, The Open University has a …