Posts Tagged ‘how to revise’

Revision techniques that rock

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Being asked to ‘Revise’ for homework is every student’s nightmare – more so if your child has SEND. Why? The fact is that most students simply don’t know how. Usually a child will sit at their desk at home with their texts and exercise books wondering where to start. Feeling overwhelmed, most give up – […]

Study smart this Christmas

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Gah! Exams always appear at the most inconvenient times, don’t they? When it’s hot in the summer, or just before or after Christmas. The truth is, exams are a process that we all go through in life. So rather than feel ‘doom and gloom,’ aim to study smart this Christmas. Here’s our roundup of top […]

Exam Countdown Starts Now

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Is your child facing GCSE or A Level exams this summer or next? As we see each year, the exam season seems to appear from nowhere – catching out students and parents every time. Time really does fly – especially when you are studying for finals. Trouble is, once panic sets in it can be hard […]

Is your child anxious?

Monday, January 25th, 2016

With worrying statistics hitting the headlines, it’s important to understand how anxiety can affect young people – and what you can do to help. First off, anxiety stops us from focusing properly – making it harder to learn. Research shows that when information enters the brain of an anxious person, it isn’t processed properly or stored in long-term […]

Can reading a book help you learn better?

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

In this era of tablets and smartphones, how we read is changing. Yet, interestingly, science shows that reading good old-fashioned books is still better for you than scrolling on an electronic device. An important consideration if your son or daughter is busy revising for their GCSEs or A level exams this summer. The overwhelming evidence is […]

Please help me revise! Part 1.

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

This month we hit exams and it’s serious revision time for all students especially GCSE, A2 and A Level students. But it’s also the time of year when most people struggle with revision. We asked some of our students why they find revising particularly hard – do you relate to any of these answers? –          […]