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A-Level Study Skills & Revision Strategies for Students

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‘‘It’s Not What You Do, It’s the Way That You Do It.”

This Study Skills Day, new for 2024 is designed for A-Level students but could be adapted for GCSE students. The day can be tailored to suit as a half day or as a full day, with full focus on effective study skills, revision and exam techniques practice that are guaranteed to raise attainment exams.

The day is designed to be interactive, informative and valuable, with positive dynamic energy throughout from our excellent course leader for this Study Skills day. Students will take away Revision and Exam Hacks to implement straight-away.


  • Gain formulas for high performance learning
  • Find out more about what successful learners do differently
  • Be inspired by methods to effectively aim for the top grades
  • Take away a range of evidence based effective study habits and revision strategies
  • Explore ways to attack the exam questions
  • Take away exam tactics and techniques, nudge techniques and more


High Performance Learning

10.00 – 11.30am
  • A formula for high performance learning – what do successful learners do differently?
  • High Impact Strategies, including Mastery Learning technique and how to combat students’ negative feedback bias
  • Meta-cognition and specifics on how to break your own procrastination patterns
  • Understanding Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation, Cognitive load and Dual Coding

Morning Break

11.30 – 11.50am  

Exam Techniques and Tactics

11.50 – 12.50pm
  • Nudge techniques: Study/Exam Hacks
  • From Perfectionism to Healthy Striving – From Coping to Flourishing
  • How to play to your strengths – Your ‘I Can’ is more important than your IQ
  • A Tool Kit to ‘MURDER’ difficult exam questions, and avoid Brain Freeze


12.50 – 1.50pm

How to Alleviate Examination Stress

1.30 – 2.30pm
  • The impact of stress on learning
  • Alleviating the pressure on the exam
  • Relieving anxiety
  • Building resilience
  • Well-being – how to stay motivated

Fine-Tuning for Optimum Functioning in the Exams

1.50 – 2.50pm
  • Mental Health 5-a-day for Optimum Functioning
  • Specific Reframing, Visualisation and Self-talk methods
  • The Power of Sleep for Memory Consolidation – more top tips
  • Resilience and the use of an adaptability strategy

Final Top Tips and Close

2.50pm – 3.00pm


Our In-School student revision conferences can be tailored to suit your needs and priorities. The final cost will be confirmed once your requirements have been discussed with our team. To enquire or for further information, please email:

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