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Our guest blogger, Carys Gwillym, takes a look at the pros and cons of exam cancellations.... The past year has been a complete whirlwind – there has been no certainty, no routine, and little to no normality for any of us. UK schools have been closed for more time than they have been open, and therefore students have been learning the large majority of their lessons from home, forcing families across the nation into the unfamiliar world of home schooling. This leads to the question of exams, and whether or not the exams of 2021 should be cancelled? Is it...

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With the new school closures, Carys Gwillym (21) talks about her experience of a year of home schooling and how you can make this a positive experience.

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We are delighted to welcome a new member to our team! Covid and lockdowns have had a huge impact on the employment prospects for many young people. So, when we received a call from Carys we jumped at the chance to give her the opportunity to enhance her portfolio and benefit our blog by using her own personal experience of special educational needs and education. Here's what she had to say about preparing for GCSEs as an SEN student. My name is Carys Gwilym and I have recently graduated with a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing. As a...

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How do you learn history facts or events? Oaka topic packs make learning fun and effective, especially for dyslexic learners, using active learning techniques, simple sentences and no long paragraphs.

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Take a look at how one family is using our topic packs for their home education. https://ofamilylearningtogether.com/2020/07/03/light-topic-pack-from-oaka-books/

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