A parent’s guide to UCAS – what you need to know

A parent’s guide to UCAS – what you need to know

In a normal year, Year 12 lays the foundation for making UCAS applications in Year 13. It used to include attending open days, visiting UCAS fairs, completing work experience and having workshops on writing personal statements. It’s a tried and tested process aimed at...
Clearing 2021: How to be successful

Clearing 2021: How to be successful

Clearing 2021: How to be successful. Every year thousands of students find their perfect course through Clearing on UCAS. It is there for universities to fill their courses as well as providing a safety net for students who have been unsuccessful in their...
Choosing your A level subjects

Choosing your A level subjects

My son in Year 10 recently asked me what is the best subject when choosing your A level subjects, to get into university. I thought for a while and then said Maths, because more university courses specify Maths A level than any other subject. However, there is a BIG...
What next? Your options after A level results day.

What next? Your options after A level results day.

WHAT NEXT?  Your options after A level results day. If August 13th is a significant day in your house there’s also no doubt been much soul searching over the last few months about student options after A level results day.  The Covid-19 pandemic has presented this...
A parents’ rough guide to UCAS

A parents’ rough guide to UCAS

A parents’ rough guide to UCAS to help you and your child make informed decisions about next year. I have a son in Year 12. This time last year I was looking forward to taking him to university open days, perhaps having a couple of weekends away in cities as far...
How to make your University choices?

How to make your University choices?

How do you make your university choices when, according to www.universitiesuk.ac.uk, there are 164 higher education institutions in the United Kingdom, and of those, 136 are universities? This is a big decision to make, especially when you’re having to juggle school...