Back To School Teens? Don’t miss these five often-overlooked stationery essentials.
Aug31

Back To School Teens? Don’t miss these five often-overlooked stationery essentials.

If you’re an organised school parent, by now you have the uniform ready, the shoes polished, the sports kit checked and replenished. School bags may need replacing – or simply throwing in the washing machine to see them through another year. But are you all stocked up on the stationery drawer? I’m going to presume you’ve already thought of a large pack of biros, pencils (don’t forget to get them in a...

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Win a GCSE Essentials Book Bundle with Collins
Aug20

Win a GCSE Essentials Book Bundle with Collins

Right now Collins are offering a 40% discount on selected books for Back to School until 10 September 2017 when you use code BTS17 at www.collins.co.uk/Collins4Parents I have found as I navigate my way through parenting four kids to adulthood is that things definitely do NOT get easier as they get older. Oh, sure, there’s definitely less sleeping/eating worries, and much less cleaning of bodily fluids. But other big stuff comes along...

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Win a £50 Back To School KS3 Bundle with Collins
Aug19

Win a £50 Back To School KS3 Bundle with Collins

Right now Collins are offering a 40% discount on selected books for Back to School until 10 September 2017 when you use code BTS17 at www.collins.co.uk/Collins4Parents Day SIX in #BackToSchoolBooks fortnight – and this one’s a hugely important bundle for those first years in high school – it’s the KS3 bundle. It’s such a big transition at the end of Yr9 – moving into the ‘serious’ years, where exams...

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The Gaming Laptop – ASUS RoG STRIX GL702 Review
May11

The Gaming Laptop – ASUS RoG STRIX GL702 Review

Reviewed by Cameron, my 18yr old Head of Tech and Media (really, I have no business near this laptop, not knowing my League of Legends from my Battlefield Go; it seemed better I hand it over to Head Gamer). And this is what he thought… Readers warning; this will be a nerdy review. And I’m not even sorry. “Compact and Potent” is the leading selling point on the ASUS website, and frankly I’ve never heard such an accurate...

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The lightest, thinnest, fastest (& prettiest) laptop – the ASUS ZenBook 3 Review
Apr04

The lightest, thinnest, fastest (& prettiest) laptop – the ASUS ZenBook 3 Review

It’s a conversation I see a lot in my online social circles; “I’m looking for a new laptop. It needs to handle all my work, but also needs to be light to carry around. Any suggestions?”. For bloggers and writers and photographers, it’s a perennial issue (and yes, it’s no doubt the same for many others too) – we need our tech to do our jobs, but we also need to not be chained to a big desk...

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New Curriculum AQA A-level Economics Practice Test Papers from Letts
Mar31

New Curriculum AQA A-level Economics Practice Test Papers from Letts

The key thing I’ve always found with exam success is practice. Practice, practice, practice. Of course you need ot know your stuff – not having the knowledge in your head on exam morning can be a slight issue in the whole achieving-a-good-grade plan. But if you walk into the exam room and know exactly what to expect – what your exam paper will look like, how the marking scheme works, how long to spend per question...

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