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Posts Tagged ‘Revision techniques’

Activate Your Memory through Pictures

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

One of the greatest problems students have is remembering diverse facts, quotes and information. Just where do you start? When faced with a wall of words across several subjects, turn to art! Pictures that trigger 1000 words Wonder if you remember the strategies we shared in our Brain boosting memory techniques post? There we explored […]

Brain boosting memory techniques

Friday, January 8th, 2021

With more teacher assessments during the Pandemic, you need to learn how to prepare for frequent testing as teachers gather grade data. When every test counts, what are the best ways to remember information so that you pull your best effort out of the bag when it matters? Four recall hacks to remember facts Practise […]

Perform at your best in any exam

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

Exams – whether SATs, GCSEs, A Levels or entrance tests – can strike fear into all of us. Whether you’re days, weeks or months away from that first big test, you’re bound to feel a bit jittery. Worry not – there are plenty of things you can do to make sure that you sail through […]

The Science Behind How to Study Successfully

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

It’s true! Science proves beyond doubt that there are certain learning and revision techniques which just work. If you find studying for your GCSEs or A Levels a hard slog, try these little beauties: Keep on movin’: Yes… Gone are the days where you have to stay cooped up in your bedroom for hours on end. Studies […]

When should you start summer exam revision?

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Ah, great question. With Christmas just gone – and dreary winter weather afoot – the summer seems a million years away. Many students start off year 11 or 13 thinking they’ll wait until the Easter hols before getting down to some serious revision. Big mistake! Why? Simple really. If you’ve had mock exams, chances are that you’ve only […]

5 top tips for exam success

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Exam season is here again. But are you ready for it? With just weeks to go before sitting your GCSE or A level exams, revision can feel overwhelming. And if you missed part of the course through illness, or lost confidence after a mock exam disappointment, it’s essential to make the most of any spare […]