Presentation on theme: "Year 11 Revision Information Evening"— Presentation transcript:
1 Year 11 Revision Information Evening Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ SchoolEveryone can succeed, but you must want to…
2 Year 11 Revision Information Evening Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ SchoolIntroduction – Miss JakemanPlanning and Organising – Mrs JonesRevision Techniques – Miss JakemanStress/How can parents help – Miss JakemanSAM Learning & other websites – Mrs Jones
3 Planning a Revision Programme Start in good time.Spread out the range of subjects.One or two subjects per evening.Time for relaxation.Allow days off (unless close to exams).Study specific topics.Revision timetable and exam details.Half-hour or one hour slots.
9 Revision Tips Use mnemonics e.g. SATSUMA in Food Technology. Use stories to link information.Podcasts for MP3 players.Use visual objects.
10 In the exam Read the front cover of the paper before the exam starts. Read the questions carefully.Answer the question. Don’t repeat it and don’t waffle.Check how many marks are available for each question.If necessary, go on to next question.Check all calculations.Check information in graphs, charts and pictures.Go back to more difficult questions after answering the more straightforward ones.
11 DEALING WITH STRESS Students Don’t try to be perfect.Take steps to overcome problems.Find someone you can talk to.A bit of ‘me’ time, but not too much!Be positive – YOU CAN DO IT!
12 DEALING WITH STRESS Parents Encourage your daughter to get enough sleep.Encourage healthy eating.Encourage exercise.Offer support.Lighten the pressure.
13 DEALING WITH STRESS Parents Keep a note of exam dates.Provide the right environment – quiet, well-lit, few interruptions, no distractions.Encourage daughter to take breaks.Listen to any concerns etc.
14 IF PANIC SETS IN! Stop! Breathe slowly and deeply several times. Try to relax muscles. Start at the top and work down.Use mental imagery to create a ‘happy, calming place’.Give yourself time to enjoy the peace.Have a short break.Start again.
15 Sam learning – What it is Web-based service.Primarily for KS2, KS3 and GCSE.Online revision and exam practise.Students do and mark their own work.Online progress reports for teachers.Reorganised according to the exam board.
16 Sam learning – What it does Improves exam results with target use of only 10 hours (in total).Through:Better exam technique.Helps you understand what examiners are looking for.Gives you exam practise and revision.Additional work outside school hours.