Music and Colour

June 25, 2017 | STABILO

With Glastonbury Festival behind us, and a whole host of music festivals around the corner, the whole world focuses on the musical goodness that the much-awaited summer season offers. Music and colour have far more in common than you might think, and we at STABILO are fascinated with this connection! There is a small number of people (arou [...]


Hot Air Balloon Day

June 5, 2017 | STABILO

It's time to let your imagination fly up, up and away! In honour of Hot Air Balloon Day, we've created a template so you can let your creative juices soar and customise your personal hot air balloon. Simply click on the template below, print it off and design your very own hot air balloon. When you’ve finished, post a photo on our Faceb [...]


Revision Brain Food

May 29, 2017 | STABILO

As exam season draws ever closer, your brain is working in overdrive to try and cope with all this extra information. Think of your brain as a machine. Like any kind of machine, for it to function at its highest level you need to fill it up with the right fuel. So, what exactly is the best fuel for you to get that extra brain boost during exa [...]


The Power of Mind Maps

May 14, 2017 | STABILO

If you’re setting off on a journey and you’re not sure how to get there, you use a map or a Sat Nav to guide you the way. So, considering your education is one long journey, why not apply the same philosophy with your studies? Mind maps can carve the way through a difficult part of your revision and make everything much more understandable, l [...]



May 7, 2017 | STABILO

Calligraphy, meaning ‘beautiful handwriting’ in Greek, is the art of decorative handwriting and has been around for thousands of years. Largely used in scroll writing or religious purposes, calligraphy is now used for a variety of purposes: logo design, watermarks, quotes, invitations and letters just to name a few. Calligraphy adds creative [...]


Chill out! How to Cope With Exam Stre...

April 21, 2017 | STABILO

A little bit of stress is no bad thing and can help spur you on to greatness. But too much can push your brain over the edge and send you into a tizzy. Here’s our top tips on how to identify stress and manage it over the nerve-wracking exam period. • Everybody reacts to stress is different ways – it can make you irritable, lead to loss of [...]


Dealing with exam stress – a parent’s...

April 14, 2017 | STABILO

The stress and strain of exam time is not much fun for your teenager. As a parent, you know this better than anyone! And let’s be honest, it’s not much fun for you either. So, here’s a few handy hints that will help you both navigate this tricky time and hopefully come out the other end smiling! Be prepared Aside from the pressure to do w [...]


Revision quiz – what is your learning...

April 13, 2017 | STABILO

Feel like revision doesn’t work for you? It could be you’re revising the wrong way. Use this quiz to find out what type of learner you are to get the most out of your revision and nail those exams. (more…)


Revision tips and tricks for visual l...

April 7, 2017 | STABILO

So, you’ve established that you are a visual learner. This is all well and good, but the most important part of this is knowing how to fully utilize this knowledge and apply it to your revision. Here are a few handy tips to help you suit your revision to your learning style, helping you retain more information to make those dreaded exams a [...]