Tag Archives: Revision

What to do with Year 11 revision?

Tomorrow will mark 42 school days until the first GCSE exam for our current Year 11 cohort. They will have an extended assembly promoting the importance of this period, receive a study skills booklet, a revision programme and a magnet … Continue reading

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The value of pausing

The first 15 Minute Forum of 2017 was led by Ben Crockett (Subject Leader Geography). The focus of the session was ‘the importance of pausing’ when delivering content to our students. Ben wanted to discuss the strategy implemented within the … Continue reading

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Effective Revision Strategies

I  led the 15 Minute Forum tonight, as a late replacement, for a member of staff who was ironically leading a Year 11 Revision session. The focus of the session was to share some effective revision strategies which could be … Continue reading

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Revisiting – The BEST Revision Guide Ever

Tonight’s 15  Minute Forum was led by our Director of English, Kate Bloomfield. She has presented twice before, about how student exercise books have been used as revision guides in English and these can be read here and here. A … Continue reading

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Using Ankiapp to help students recall information.

The 15 Minute Forum returned tonight and was led by Science teacher Phoebe Bence. Last year Phoebe was in her second year as a teacher and completed a Research Innovation Project. This was completed in conjunction with Brian Marsh at … Continue reading

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Subject Pedagogy Development Session 3: Remembering and revising

During our INSET day today, Andy Tharby led our third Subject Pedagogy Development Session, focusing on memory – how we should be using what we know about memory, to support revision. Andy started by telling us about degus – a … Continue reading

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What to do with Y11?

Like most schools we provide Y11 with a range of support, outside of lessons, in the run up to the final exams – assemblies, revision sessions, parental workshops etc.  However, we all know that the people who will make the real … Continue reading

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