Complete this Effective Revision Course
to improve your revision skills.
You may prefer a more structured approach to improving your study skills. Start auditing how you approach your studies by taking this study skills test to see what area you struggle with the most Study Skills Checklist.
Now ask yourself the following questions. If you answer no to any of them then use the links and notes provided to access help. The more honest you are with yourself the better. Are you organised?
Making sure you are on top of classwork and homework takes some organisation. Organising your study tips can be found here Organising Your Study
Do you have the right equipment?
You will need folders, lined paper, cue cards where appropriate, pens AND highlighters to complete homework and revisit class work for most subjects. If you are struggling with collating these items please see the study supervisor Mrs Willoughby ASAP.
Do you use Private Study Effectively? Using Private Study Effectively
Do you spend time revisiting topics you studied in class? Do you know how to make notes effectively? Effective Note Making
Do you know how to revise effectively?
Think about if you actually remember the information you are revising later – is your strategy working? Please watch this video
to learn more about effective revision.
See both this link Effective Revision
and the next section on subject specific revision strategies. In addition, your subject teachers would be more than happy to share tips on successful revision.
Are you creating an effective study environment? Effective Study Environment
Most importantly are you being honest with yourself about how you spend your time?
It is easy to sit in a room with your equipment making cue cards, notes and mind maps but are you really learning anything or completing the task? Please see Mrs Willoughby for a 1:1 if you are struggling to use your time effectively.
Taking an applied subject such as Business Core or Applied Science? Click here for advice for Applied Subjects and Coursework