Tag Archives: Revision

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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The Best Revision Guides Part 2 – Now you can judge a book by its cover!

Tonight’s 15 minute forum was led by Director of English, Kate Bloomfield.  A year ago, Kate led a 15 minute forum discussing how she was encouraging her students to take more pride and care with their exercise books – with … Continue reading

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Supporting knowledge retention and recall

Tonight’s 15 minute forum was led by history teacher, Jack Tyler – focusing on how we can support knowledge retention and recall. The problem Jack started the session by outlining the problem that he was encountering as a teacher.  For … Continue reading

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How I do revision…

  The 15 minute forum tonight was led by science teacher and Company Leader Steph Holt.  Whilst we have discussed previously how students should best revise at home (here), Steph was focusing on what she does with her students in … Continue reading

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Supporting Learning Through Effective Revision Techniques

The 15 minute forum tonight was led by yours truly.  As Y11 begin the final countdown from mock exams to the their final exams in the summer, Andy Tharby and I have been reviewing the resources and guidance that we give them, … Continue reading

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Walking Talking Exams

The 15 Minute Forum tonight was led by science teacher, Jody Chan.  The idea of ‘Walking Talking Exams’ (WTE) came from a PiXL meeting, attended by my Deputy Head colleague, Jane Squires.  Their approach to it is described in this article from … Continue reading

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See it – Learn it

The 15 minute forum tonight was led by Chris Woodcock (@c_woddcock100).  As well as being a Deputy Headteacher, Chris is also teaches geography.  Over the last couple of years, he has been trying to develop strategies to support and challenge … Continue reading

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