Year 11 Revision Make a study plan, programming in the work you need to do. Short bursts ( 30 – 45 mins ) are more effective. Have plenty of breaks to keep concentration. Break subjects into small chunks-less daunting! Don’t do more than 2 subjects a day-Too confusing for the brain. Kick off each section with a topic you find difficult. Get Organised
Year 11 Revision Give yourself the best chance Manage your time carefully. Be honest with yourself. Have a regular place to revise. Ask others to help with your revision. Set up a revision group. Make sure you know what could be on the exam. Check you know when, where and how long the exam will be.
Year 11 Revision Revision Timetable How many days do you have left to revise? How much time will you devote to revision? (sport) How many breaks, and when? Review the timetable as you go on. What will you be gaining after the exams are over?
Year 11 Revision Revision Ideas(Tricks) Index CardsPost-it NotesPosters MusicPersonal TrainerHighlighters Games – clockNotes on TapeWalkabout Read itHide itWrite it SubheadingsTables/listsColour codes My Very Easy Method Just Speeds Up Naming Planets Past papers/Rev Guides WebsitesREWARDS
Year 11 Revision What do you need for it? Buy it, loan it - just get the stuff somehow! Don’t cram the night before. Just chill out – it’s not good for your brain. Before the test
Year 11 Revision If you don’t understand the question then………….. If you go blank………. You’re running out of time…………… Day of the test
Year 11 Revision Summing Up Effective revision will increase your chances of success (Failure to prepare is to prepare for failure) You need to plan to make it effective. ‘A little and often’ is best. Ask for help, don’t panic. These exams are very important. The school website will have this presentation and other bits and bobs to help you. Attend revision lessons, revision timetable already been given out.