Exams and Revision

 

Survive the exam

  • Read the whole paper carefully
  • Follow all instructions
  • Work out what is expected of you for each question
  • Plan your time
  • Read each question twice
  • Highlight the key words in a question
  • Answer the actual question set
  • Check answers for mistakes
  • Check answers to see if they make sense
  • Answer the correct number of questions
  • Use all the available time


Popular revision techniques

  • Draw a mind map
  • Make a chart
  • Make a cartoon
  • Create a picture
  • Say key ideas out loud
  • Test yourself
  • Play music
  • Break revision into chunks
  • Highlight main points
  • Ask for advice
  • Make a poster
  • Make a diagram
  • Make notes
  • Record ideas on tape
  • Talk to others
  • Swap ideas
  • Plan revision time
  • Make revision timetable
  • Use key words
  • Reward yourself
  • Take regular breaks
  • Review progress

 

 

RESULTS DAY IS THURSDAY 23rd AUGUST 2018

 

Name Date
Active 8 revision techniques 18th September 2018 Download >
SWAT leaflet Stroud 20th July 2018 Download >
GCSE results day advice for students from local colleges and 6th forms 2018 20th July 2018 Download >
Exam Guide 2018 23rd May 2018 Download >
Information for candidates written exams 21st May 2018 Download >
GCSE revision guides available from the school shop 10th May 2018 Download >
Revision template 30th October 2017 Download >
New GCSE Grades Factsheet for parents June 2017 18th July 2017 Download >
Beat Exam Stress 11th May 2016 Download >
Revision and Examination Tips and Strategies 28th April 2016 Download >
Daily Revision Timetable 28th April 2016 Download >
Helping your son/daughter to achieve their personal best 19th November 2015 Download >