I'm new to all this but really wanted somewhere to look for some support.
My son has just taken his AS levels and is now starting to study for his A level examinations next year.
He was expected to get c grades in all his subjects at AS level but finished with Geography C, Biology D, General Studies D and Chemistry E. He seemed to be studying hard throughout the year although I stood back a little and was only there to help if he asked.
This year however we have agreed together that I will help him a lot more; sit and talk through what he's learnt that day and read through homework etc afterwards.
I did try to make life as easy as possible for him throughout his exams, as far as I was concerned he had enough to stress about....
My husband however takes a completley different approach. He worked away a lot last year and is now home for a month. He has been laying down the law, saying that "obviously he didn't work hard enough last year" and " he isn't studying hard enough!" etc..... he doesn't sit and listen but just shouts and dictates. I don't know what to do or if he's right and I'm approaching this all wrong.....
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A parent who wants to support her son through his A levels without invading his space watch
- Thread Starter
- 11-09-2015 10:19
- 15-09-2015 06:20
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