Articles by

Alexia James

Alexia is from the UK and moved to China after graduating from studying Law in England. While in China she worked in the education, financial and legal sectors before moving to Russia and working in education, law and finally luxury retail. Alexia enjoys writing about all aspects of the UK Secondary School education system from Year 7 all the way up to undergraduate studies.

How You Can Help Your Child Pick Their GCSE Subjects

We’ve answered all of your questions about how to help your child pick their GCSE subjects plus read our top tip to help your child pass their GCSEs.

What Is The Duke of Edinburgh Award UCAS Application Connection?

Think the DofE might help with your child with their UCAS application? Read here to find out if the Duke of Edinburgh is as important for university as they say.

A Parent’s Guide to Using UCAS: What Is UCAS and What Should I Do?

Learn how to support your child through their UK University application using UCAS, an online platform to apply for university.

Everything You Need to Know About the Medway 11+ Test for Your Child

You’d like your child to attend a Medway grammar school but don’t know where to start? Read all that you need to know about the upcoming Medway 11+ Test.

Thinking of Your Children and Family’s Safety on Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night is coming up! Read here our tips and tricks for the 5th of November so that you can enjoy sparkling fireworks safely on Bonfire Night.

Is the UK Exam System Outdated for Students Today?

Read about how the UK exam system has adapted during Covid. Are exams still the fairest way to measure success or is the education system outdated?

Fun And Original Halloween Party Ideas For Kids

Plan a fabulous and spooky Halloween party that is fun for all ages with our original tips, tricks and ideas for planning, theming, and entertainment.

Our Top 16 Best Books for Teens

Read our expert recommendations of the top, original and best 16 books for teenagers to enjoy from age 12-18.