Category Archives: Education

TSA Oxford | The Fast-track Online Guide to Success

The TSA, or Thinking Skills Assessment Oxford is an exam taken by those wishing to apply to certain undergraduate courses at the University of Oxford. It aims to help assess whether students possess the desired set of skills and abilities required for the following courses: Economics and Management Experimental Psychology Geography Human Sciences Philosophy and […]

Oxbridge Interview Preparation | A Guide to Success

As of this year, Times Higher Education have named Oxford and Cambridge the top two universities in the entire world. So, it might seem a little daunting to apply for a place at one of these two prestigious universities. Oxbridge interview preparation needs to be taken very seriously. This is because places at Oxford and […]

Introduction to the Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA)

  What is the TSA?   The TSA, or Thinking Skills Assessment, is designed to test whether you have the problem solving and critical thinking skills which are crucial for your university studies. It is used by Cambridge, Oxford and UCL (University College London). The test varies in style and length depending on which university […]

How to Write a UCAS Personal Statement | Examples and Advice

When it comes to your application process for university or other elements of higher education, you’ll need to complete a personal statement. This is a form of cover letter in your application which will preface your qualifications – a primer on who you are as a person, and why you think you’d be suitable for […]

Eleven Plus Exam Questions – Maths 11 Plus

Hi everyone, and welcome to my blog on 11 Plus Exam Questions – Maths Eleven Plus. By using this blog, you should hopefully have a clearer understanding in regards to the eleven plus including how you will be assessed, what you’ll be assessed on, and sample questions. This blog will specifically focus on the 11 […]

Educational Videos for Kids – Learning Video Blog

Interactive, fun, and engaging videos for children aged 5 to 11. This video blog contains educational videos for kids on an array of fascinating topics. From history, to science, to the Chinese New Year; this blog contains all of our latest educational videos for kids. To use the blog, simply scroll down and view each […]

CSSE 11+ Guidance Sheet For Parents | PDF Download

  CSSE 11+ Guidance Sheet For Parents   The consortium of selective schools in Essex requires pupils to take two tests (one English, one Maths) in order to gain entry into any of the following ten selective schools: Colchester County High School for Girls. Colchester Royal Grammar School. King Edward VI Grammar School. Shoeburyness High […]

10 Ways to Get a First in Your Next Essay

Getting a first at university can be incredibly challenging, and the only way to achieve it in a humanities subject is to be great at writing essays. If you’re studying a subject such as English Literature, History, Philosophy, Theology, Politics, Economics, Anthropology, or Geography, then you’ll almost certainly have to write essays throughout the university […]