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Exams & Revision

Art & Design
Computer Science
Media Studies
Philosophy, Religion & Ethics
VCERT Health & Fitness
BTEC Sport Studies
Modern Foreign Languages
Physical Education
Business & Enterprise
Maths & Statistics
Top Revision Tips
Post it notes


Write key words on each note and stick them around your house. Use different coloured stickers for different subjects.

Attend Revision Session


Draw up a timetable of which revision session you will go to after school each day. It is often easier to revise with teachers and friends than home alone.

Mind Maps


Don’t just rewrite class notes. Put them in the form of a spider diagram. Add pictures as visual aids and use different colours.

Past papers

Do every past paper for your exam board and  subject that you can find! Go to your exam board website to download more!

Acronyms and Mnemonics


Acronyms - Use the first letter for each word to make a new word to prompt your memory e.g. SOHCAHTOA

Mnemonics - Make up a silly sentences to help you remember the order of something e.g. North East South West, Never Eat Shredded Wheat.


Write information about a topic on a postcard. This will force you to condense your notes so you only include the most vital information. They are easy to keep in your pocket to use at any time.

You could also write 10 questions on one side and the answers on the other.


Make revision posters and put them around your bedroom.

Revision Websites

Make sure that you know which revision websites are best for each subject/topic. See the list on the other side and ask your teacher.

Make revision into a game

  • Blockbuster

  • Charades

  • Who wants to be a millionaire

  • The weakest link

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