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A Level results 2020

August 13, 2020

Every year students wait anxiously for A-Level grades that they think will define them forever. It may do for a day or two but after that it is only prologue. This year more than ever those grades are meaningless as you didn’t even get to sit the exam. The grade you receive is only a guess, an educated guess, but a guess nonetheless. You might have tried harder than expected. You might have buckled under the pressure. You might have...

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Why drill music is being used to teach philosophy

June 21, 2020

It’s been a couple of years since large sections of the media first started panicking about drill music, questioning if the genre’s often violent lyrics were contributing to knife crime in London – sometimes claiming outright that they were. For the youth workers helping young people navigate daily life, it was never that black and white. Instead Ciaran Thapar saw drill as an opportunity to meet young people on their own terms. “How can we use this undeniably organically popular...

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Ethics sample answer from 2018 exam – Religious Studies Tutor Brighton

February 7, 2019

3) Assess the view that natural law is of no help with regard to the issue of euthanasia (40 marks) Aquinas natural law theory is thought of as absolute, in that it knows of no exceptions, however after looking at doctrine of double effect it can be shown that the theory can give inconsistent answers in the case of euthanasia. This inconsistency coupled with the foundation of a God given purpose limits the help that it can be with regards...

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What to look for when finding a private tutor

January 6, 2019

At this time of year students’ minds tend to turn towards their summer exams and depending on how well prepared they feel might start thinking about contacting a tutor. There are many tutors out there now and prices vary, unfortunately there can be some tutors that are in it for a quick bit of cash, whereas, others like myself tutor as a full time job and take pride in the teaching of students. If you are considering finding a tutor...

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‘Teach religion and worldviews instead of RE’

September 9, 2018

Religious education in England’s schools should be renamed Religion and Worldviews to reflect the diversity of modern Britain, say experts. The subject should include non-religious worldviews as well as major faiths, says the Commission on Religious Education final report. It follows research suggesting at least a quarter of schools break the law on teaching RE. Without an overhaul, the subject could wither, the authors warn. The independent Commission was set up two years ago by the Religious Education Council of...

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Results day!!!!!

August 16, 2018

Another crop of excellent results; all round A*s and A’s, plus this review from a very happy parent: “My son was struggling with this subject and by the end of year 12 was very demotivated and predicted an E grade. Rachel turned this situation around, re-ignited an interest in the subject and got him back on track. Rachel, with her experience as an examiner herself, was able to focus his attention on what was needed to do well. This resulted...

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