Exams and Revision

Stay positive, revise, make it happen



 For most people, the only enjoyable part of exams is the day they finish, but exams are an essential part of the educational experience.

There are a number of ways students can prepare themselves to perform to the best of their ability and make the experience less stressfull.  Advice and useful information can be found below.


Revise, revise...

  • Draw a mind map
  • Make a chart
  • Use a cartoon
  • Create a picture
  • Say key ideas out loud
  • Test yourself
  • Play music for association
  • Devide work into smaller chunks
  • Highlight main points
  • Ask for advice and explanations
  • Make a poster
  • Draw a diagram
  • Write notes
  • Record ideas
  • Discuss with others
  • Swap ideas
  • Plan and schedule revision time
  • Use a revision timetable
  • Take regular breaks
  • Reward yourself
  • Review your progress



For more tips on revision 




Survive the exam

And on the day of the exam...

  • Check that the exam paper is the correct one
  • Follow all invigilator instructions
  • Check instructions to candidates
  • Read all exam questions
  • 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




Thursday, 25th August 2022

Students can collect their results between 10.00am and 11.00am


Please see below for advice from local colleges and 6th forms



Important information, guidelines and advice are available to download below  



Name Date
GCSE results day advice for students from local colleges and 6th forms 2022 19th July 2022 Download >
Exam Timetable Summer 2022 27th May 2022 Download >
Exam Guide 2022 26th April 2022 Download >
Y11 Additional Mocks March 2022 25th February 2022 Download >
Y11 Mock Exams Dec 21 8th December 2021 Download >
Active 8 Revision Techniques 8th December 2021 Download >
Advice for Students Taking Examinations 7th December 2021 Download >
JCQ Social Media Information for Candidates 7th December 2021 Download >
Information for Candidates NEA 2021 22 7th December 2021 Download >