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Navigating English Schools
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Navigating English Schools

The English education system can seem complicated – here’s Hourglass Education’s guide to SATs, SPaG, GCESs and BTECs. Trust us, it’s simple…

Life in The UK: Oktoberfest
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Life in The UK: Oktoberfest

Dating back to 1810, Munich’s Oktoberfest has to be the biggest and best beer and folk festival of its kind. It originated as part of the wedding celebrations of the Bavarian king, Ludvig I. These days, over six million visitors attend the fortnig…

10 Stars for Hourglass!
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We love getting feedback from our teachers.

We love getting feedback from our teachers. Whether they give us 10 stars, or are less positive, it’s always useful. Apart from anything else, listening to their likes and dislikes tells us what we’re doing well, and where we need to do better.

Butterflies in the stomach? Sweaty palms?
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Oh yes, exam results are imminent!

We’re told that young people in the UK are under increasing pressure to perform. Not only is social media an ever-present reminder that everyone else is enjoying a near perfect existence, but the competition to succeed academically and professionally…