Exams and Revision

 Stay positive, revise, make it happen



Year 11 Mock Exams:

Tuesday, 30th November - Monday, 13th December 2021




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


 Survive 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


Important information, guidelines and advice are available to download below  



Name Date
Y11 Mock Exams Dec 21 23rd November 2021 Download >
GCSE results day advice for students from local colleges and 6th forms 2020 16th September 2020 Download >
Information for candidates Privacy Notice 2020 16th September 2020 Download >
Information for candidates Written Examinations 16th September 2020 Download >
Information for candidates Non Examination Assessments 16th September 2020 Download >
Information for candidates Coursework Assessments 16th September 2020 Download >
Active 8 Revision Techniques 20th November 2018 Download >
SWAT leaflet Stroud 20th July 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 >
Daily Revision Timetable 28th April 2016 Download >
Helping your son/daughter to achieve their personal best 19th November 2015 Download >