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  • 12 Apr 22

    M22 Examinations Calling

    Are you ready for May 12th? For all students of the M22 session, May 12th is the red-letter day for the Paper 1 examination for English A: Language & Literature. And the burning question on all of (y)our lips right now is: Am I ready? What...

  • 24 Mar 22

    Key to Success in Paper 1

    How to write a great Paper 1 This is a very brief Blog post for all of those Senior students (and teachers) with one or both eyes on the Paper 1 examination. There's nothing more important than having a clear strategy for addressing whatever...

  • 26 Feb 22

    What should I be doing in IB1 right now?

    Considering text choices for upcoming assessments As we move into March, a lot of the attention in your school will turn to your friends and colleagues in Grade 12 / Year 13 / IB2 / Senior year - they who will be taking their final examinations...

  • 30 Jan 22

    IA's and PG's - What I need to know

    Finalising internal assessments and predicted grades For students of the May session, February and March are critical months as you finalise your internal assessments, undertake the mock examinations, and vye for the best predicted grade possible....

  • 12 Dec 21

    What can we expect from Paper 1?

    Predicting the text type of Paper 1 can help us to be well-prepared It is important to be well-prepared and to have some knowledge of the features of different text types for Paper 1. However, there is little worse than rote-learning a list...

  • 24 Nov 21

    From the Horses' Mouths

    Publication of the M22 Subject Report gives timely guidance in advance of mock examinations and finalising the Higher Level Essay One of the most useful and least read and appreciated document published by the IB is the Subject Report. Each...