Were They Right to Cancel Exams?

Sigh, Sixth form and school. The subject that anyone who would have been due to take A levels or GCSEs this summer would want to back away from. However this is pretty hard to avoid as exams have been cancelled for the second time in a row, just a couple of weeks after they wereContinue reading “Were They Right to Cancel Exams?”

Do Grades Really Matter?

Hellooo, so I am going to give you a bit of background information before I begin with the post. So currently I am in year 13, and recently we have received our predicted grades, which has led to many people, predicted higher than myself, being rather stressed and upset over theirs. And while they canContinue reading “Do Grades Really Matter?”

Why you Probably have been Failed by the Mental Health System

Why is it that if something feels wrong on the outside, then people pay so much attention, they become so concerned and they are so quick to find anyone who could potentially be a help, to help us to heal. However if something hurts on the inside then the response is rather much the opposite,Continue reading “Why you Probably have been Failed by the Mental Health System”

Can our Stationery Fiasco be explained?

whenever I walk past somewhere like paperchase, I cannot resist taking a wander in and looking at all of the various pens, notepads and rubbers (as well as the Boris Johnson dog toys) just to see what they have on offer. But how healthy is our new found love of stationery?

It has been nearly a year now since getting my GCSE results, and I still think that the new 1-9 grading system is shit

As I am sure you all know too well, this year the whole process of “grading” at the moment is a little bit up in the air. This is due to the pandemic, meaning that students weren’t able to be in school for quite a few months, and therefore they would not have been ableContinue reading “It has been nearly a year now since getting my GCSE results, and I still think that the new 1-9 grading system is shit”

Social Mobility: Reality or a Myth?

Social mobility and change in the middle class, effects on current British working class

Answering a few Questions

Hiya, so I am amazed to find that I have been nominated for “blog of the year 2020”? by https://dearkitty1.wordpress.com/ and I would like to say thankyou 🙂 And for this I have been asked to answer a few questions. Now to be brutally honest,. I have left this so late. As I basically hadContinue reading “Answering a few Questions”

Why I am not stressing about A-level mocks (and why you shouldn’t be either)

Hi, well I will be honest with you and say that my title is a bit of an overstatement. Meaning that naturally the idea of having mocks and the idea that the grade which I obtain will partly determine my “UCAS” predicted grade, does cause a little anxiety. However at the same time I amContinue reading “Why I am not stressing about A-level mocks (and why you shouldn’t be either)”