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GCSE Revision Study Skills For Exam Success – Student Revision Day

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This engaging one day conference is designed for all teachers to ensure their students are effectively implementing successful study habits and revision strategies and examination skills required to succeed in the forthcoming examinations.

The sessions will provide real clarity and guidance on how to effectively implement high impact revision strategies and embed powerful levers for boosting learning and student outcomes.

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.

Student will take away Revision and Exam Hacks to implement straight-away.


  • Develop an understanding of metacognition and self-regulated learning
  • Take away a range of revision strategies to maximise success levels in the examination
  • Develop a greater understanding of what examiners are looking for Grade – 7 – 9 responses.


Improving Approaches to Learning

10.00 – 10.50am
  • Improving student learning techniques
  • Top tips for memory retrieval and recall
  • Promoting good study habits
  • Analysing the effectiveness of learning methods used by students
  • Psychology of learning – cognitive overload, retrieval practice and embedding knowledge into long-term memory
  • Learn new strategies to support effective student behaviours, helping students to become self-regulated independent learners

Morning Break

10.50 – 11.10am

Evidence Based High Impact Revision Strategies

11.10 – 12.30pm
  • Examples of effective high impact revision strategies students can use to prepare for examination s
  • Ask, explain and connect – elaboration of ideas
  • No cramming – spaced practice
  • Switch – interleaving topics
  • Words & Visuals – dual coding
  • Examples – concrete relevant examples
  • Recall what you know – retrieval practice test


12.30 – 1.30pm

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

Final Top Tips

2.30 – 2.40pm





Please select your preferred date

This conference, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school. Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or click below to make an enquiry.


Harriet Ennis is a Psychology teacher, a Head of Department and an award-winning champion for public engagement in psychology. She designs and runs student and teacher workshops, masterclasses and residential courses Her public engagement award was given by the British Psychological Society, for which she is also a Chartered Psychologist and an Associate Fellow. Her study skills courses are recognised for their practicality, innovation and excellence.


  • A Specially prepared notes, practical advice and guidance by the course leader
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance

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