Presentation on theme: "Revise Wise Study Shelley College"— Presentation transcript:
1 Revise Wise Study Skills @ Shelley College Advice, Support & Revision IdeasTo Make YOU a SUCCESS
2 A Few Simple Lessons … Lesson 1 – Getting Organised Ideas for planning your time, putting together a timetable, getting the most out of revision.Lesson 2 – How To Revise Part 1Simple techniques, tips and tricks to help you revise in a way that suits YOU!Lesson 3 – How To Revise Part 2Memory tools, mnemonics and much, much more …Lesson 4 – Understanding ExamsGet the language, get the grade!Lesson 5 – LastMinute.comDon’t panic, don’t stress , keep calm.
4 Lesson 1StarterIn this first section you will work with other members of your tutor group to write down the ideas you already have about revision, what’s best to do, when you should start etc.You have 5 minutes to write down your thoughts.Be ready to share your groups ideas with the rest of your tutor group.
5 So to Start… What do you think? Task 1So to Start… What do you think?Key Points on Getting OrganisedWrite down what your group thinksIn 5 minutes time feedback to the rest of your group.
6 Here’s what some other students suggested. Do you agree? Key Points on Getting OrganisedProduce a detailed timetable and add this to your planner or diaryStart well in advanceKnow your dates and times of examsBuild in ‘free time’ and breaksPrioritiseUse different revision techniques and revise different subjects on the same dayDiscuss your plans and timetables with other students, including Yr 12 & 13Think about your diet i.e. what you eat and drinkMake a checklistGet the necessary revision resources and materials
8 Planning Revision Today’s session Will help you start to plan your time.And hopefully get you to start thinking about the process of REVISION…
9 Is this you? Who do you identify with? Who would you like to be?
10 Where to start… Task: Think For A Minute !!! How would you answer the above?Did you think about these things when planning your timetable?
11 Putting together a timetable From here you can:Prioritise your revisionBlock out times for other activitiesEven build in sensible breaks.However, if you want to make a revision timetable by handyou will need:• A diary, planner or calendar• A pencil• An eraserDon’t forget - If you have internet access why not try:
13 Sample Revision Timetable Here’s an example …Sample Revision Timetable
14 Show & Share Timetables … Task 2Show & Share Timetables …You should all have with you a copy of your timetable for revision.In your group compare what you have done.Could your timetable be improved, is it detailed enough, can you help others with some advice on how to improve their version?