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The workshops were brilliant as was Danny’s presentation

Hi Corin The workshops were brilliant as was Danny's presentation. Our students and the staff in the workshops were very impressed not only by the content but the delivery. Stunning. We had a great deal of positive feedback from the parents this evening - orally. If you have information from your feedback that you could let us have we would be really appreciative. Please could you pass my thanks to Danny as I missed him leave this evening.

Paul Cadmore - Senior Leader - Chilton Trinity - Somerset
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Everybody loved James! He gave a great workshop to all 3 groups

Morning Corin, Everybody loved James! He gave a great workshop to all 3 groups. I attended the parents' evening and made copious notes for my own children and for my teaching too. We would love to have him back again to deliver the Exams MADE Easy for the remaining 200 students who missed out and also for the staff (100 of us)!

Clare de Glanville - Assistant Headteacher - Tewkesbury School - Gloucestershire
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Very experienced and engaging trainers who responded brilliantly to the needs of the students

The sessions were packed full of practical ideas that we can now build on as a school. Very experienced and engaging trainers who responded brilliantly to the needs of the students. They worked brilliantly as a double act and commanded the attention of the room of 150 students well. The initial feedback from students is overwhelmingly positive. The session for parents and carers was also very helpful and some great discussion was had as to the best working environment for children at home and especially around the hot topic of electronic devices. Many thanks for everything.

Mr Nick Williams - Raising Standards Leader Year 10 - Kingsway School - Stockport
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It was a brilliant day and I think both students and staff got a lot from the sessions with James!

It was a brilliant day and I think both students and staff got a lot from the sessions with James! Tanya has shared this: "We’ve had really good feedback from students and staff. They found it really engaging and helpful. Our Engineering students attended more than one session and enjoyed both." I thought that the sessions were engaging, interactive and well planned. James created a welcoming environment where students felt able to contribute, ask questions and get fully involved in the activities. I think the parents who attended the evening session also found it very beneficial and weren't afraid to get involved and try out the revision techniques! Many stayed after the session to talk more with James and our team which I think demonstrates how comfortable they were and how useful they found the workshop. Thank you again!

Jess Hill - Higher Education Liaison Officer (Swindon) - StudyHigher NCOP
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Their professional, friendly manner, flexibility and organisation have been superb

We have worked with MADE Training over the last year or so on a number of events for Years 9 – 13. Their professional, friendly manner, flexibility and organisation have been superb. All of the workshops have been delivered by engaging, professional and experienced trainers, who immediately capture the pupils’ and students’ attention. The workshops are focused, interesting, relevant and always pitched at just the right level. They have all had a positive impact on everyone who has attended, providing our pupils and students with vital skills and strategies to enhance their studies and raise their aspirations. The parents’ workshops have also been very well received, with parental feedback giving a strong impression that they leave the workshops with enhanced knowledge about revision strategies, tools to help their children, and with a feeling of empowerment. Thank you!

Kerry Wilby - Headteacher's PA - Sweyne Park School - Essex
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Rob did your company proud

Rob was brilliant! Our pupil's found him engaging, I saw all his sessions and they were great. The session in the afternoon, the pupil's felt really helped them. The parents session in the evening again was a very professional session and really gave the parents the help they need in preparation for their child's examinations. Rob did your company proud.

Brian Bielby - Assistant Headteacher - St Bede's - Blackburn
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I really can’t praise him highly enough.

The feedback was excellent from the students and especially the parents. James was an absolute star throughout the day, even dealing with the technical conundrum when the power went! I hope he got home OK!? The students today have been discussing it in PD and it has proved a valuable starting point in getting them thinking forward and to their exams and one we can keep referencing. I really can't praise him highly enough. I've copied an email form a parent below so you can get a sample of feedback but there was a lot of verbal praise too last night.

James Nathan - Assistant Headteacher - Neston High School - Cheshire
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I have been so impressed with the content and delivery of this session

Exams MADE Easy was an excellent workshop. Each key revision strategy was explored in an interactive and collaborative format. Students received instant feedback to show how much they could now recall after each task and the effectiveness of each technique meant that they all experienced success and gained confidence. Joe was a super trainer and students found it really useful. I am extremely grateful that you shared your time, expertise and enthusiasm with them. Another great programme from MADE! I have been so impressed with the content and delivery of this session and 'The Lighthouse'! [delivered previously]. I attended the Parents’ session at Oxstalls campus with the GROWS team yesterday evening and it too was excellent. Often this type of event in a school is in the form of a talk which isn’t as interactive, engaging or as likely to facilitate discussions and changes to their study environment at home. I do hope that we might be able to host one at St Peter’s in the future if we are able to book the Exams Made Easy workshop again. I highly recommend this workshop!

Ruth Atine - Head of KS5 Progress - St Peter's RC High School - Gloucester
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Lots of thanks and praise as parents were leaving

Last night was very well thought of [by parents and teachers]. Lots of thanks and praise as parents were leaving and I received the following comment from a parent via e-mail this morning: "It was really helpful and informative. I learnt a lot about how to help and support my child." Personally, I wish I had experienced this 40 years ago when taking my O Levels. I can now see why "last minute cramming" on the school bus was not an effective revision technique, though I was convinced of it's power at the time!

Sue May - Careers Adviser (NCOP Co-ord) - Five Acres High School - Gloucester
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In the times of shrinking school budgets, it was money well spent.

As usual, the students really engaged with the sessions run by Joe. Student feedback was very positive about the techniques Joe demonstrated. For the first time we booked the parents session and again feedback was excellent. I would have no hesitation in booking Made Training again and in the times of shrinking school budgets, it was money well spent. Thanks again for an outstanding day.

Mr James Cooney - Assistant Headteacher - Helsby High School - Cheshire
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