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in General August 3, 2017

Problem Solving

I was going to write an article about this yesterday but had absolutely zero inspiration, so I just left it until today. Actually that isn’t true. I know exactly what I want to write about problem solving and I am doing it without any need for puzzling out what to say. I started with a big fib because I wanted to make a point. One of the best tools you can use in problem solving is giving up. That might sound a bit mad or defeatist but believe me it works. To give you an idea of its power let’s consider one of the most famous examples of this. Are you sitting comfortably?

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in General March 16, 2017

Didn't get the exam results you were hoping for? Here's what to do next.

Across the UK, thousands of students like you will have just received their A-Level or GCSE results. Depending on how you did in the exam you’re either over the moon or feeling a bit down in the dumps! If you didn’t get what you were hoping for, don’t worry, it’s not the end of the world and there’s still time to pick yourself back up and get those results you need.

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in General August 14, 2015

Resources For Home Education

Before I say anything about these particular needs I first of all want to make clear that we are very aware that many children that are home educated choose alternative routes that do not involve this sort of certification. This, of course, is a valid and worthwhile route – the main advantage being that the thirst for knowledge and the urge to explore are not bounded by the strictures of a limited set of objectives that lead to a narrowly focused exam...

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in General August 13, 2015

How Does Blood Transport Oxygen?

Red blood cells are very important as they carry oxygen from the lungs to every other cell in the body. They contain a molecule called haemoglobin. It is this molecule that picks up the oxygen from the lungs and transports the oxygen molecules throughout the body.

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in General August 13, 2015

What is Carbon Monoxide?

Carbon monoxide is produced when there is not enough oxygen available to provide complete combustion of a fuel. This can be very dangerous in enclosed spaces as it leads to poorer combustion and the production of carbon monoxide instead of carbon dioxide...

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