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Posts Tagged ‘Revision tips’

How long should I spend revising?

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

It’s only a few weeks until GCSE and A Level exams, with many starting in mid May and running until mid June. It’s when our students start to turn their minds to revision. The most frequent question we get from students is when they should start revising. They also want to know how and what […]

Summer study schools

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

With the summer holidays fast approaching (just a couple of months away)  you might be thinking about how you can encourage your child to keep on studying, stay ahead of the crowd or catch up on a subject they have struggled with during the academic year. If you are doing A Level or at University, […]

Please help me revise! Part 2

Friday, May 18th, 2012

In Part 1 of this blog we dealt with some of the common reasons that our students get fed up with revising. We know now  is a really important time for revision and so we’ll tackle some of the other problems we hear our students are having with exam revision motivation. I’m finding revision boring so always […]

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? –          […]

Revision over Christmas

Monday, December 19th, 2011

The festive season is almost here and it’s a lovely long two-week break for students to relax and recover after a hard first term. But lots of students have exams as soon as they get back in January so although time off is important it’s also vital to set up some revision and study time […]

Top tips to help you cope on exam day

Monday, June 6th, 2011

If you are doing your GCSE, iGCSE, AS or A2 then this is going to be a very busy time for you. Exam season is now in full swing and you’ve probably got a calendar full of revision and exams. This month we’ll be focussing on exams and how to get through them, bringing you […]

Revision doesn’t have to be boring

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

We’re now well into the Easter break  and it’s about this time most of our tutoring students are thoroughly fed up of looking at their notes.  At 121 Home Tutors we know tutoring works because we can do things differently than in a classroom. And in celebration of that (and the joy of revision!) we […]

Maths GCSE revision tips

Monday, March 28th, 2011

It’s just a few weeks until Easter (can you believe it!) and that means revision season is on us once again. Over the next few weeks you’ll see lots of hints and tips from 121 Home Tutors on how to get the most from your revision. This week we’ll focus on a particular subject area. […]

Private tutoring can make maths fun!

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

When you think of Maths and private tuition then fun probably isn’t what springs to mind. But at 121 Home Tutors one of our most requested subjects for private tutoring across Manchester and Cheshire is Maths. Basic numeracy underpins everything we do – from our weekly shop to paying bills but children often find it […]

Make the most of your Christmas break – revision and study

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

It’s finally time for some festive fun but with so many students facing exams immediately after the Christmas break it’s a good idea to set some time aside for study. Here are our top ten tips for keeping on top of things during the holidays: 1.       Get organised. Don’t leave revision until the last minute, […]