Revising for your GCSEs in Year 11
Year 11 can be a challenging year with the number of subjects to revise and the feeling of it is all getting too much.
Don’t fear, you can still have a life and be successful in your exams, you just need balance. Below are some helpful resources to support you in your road to effective learning:
Checklist for Success:
- When revising, chunk your learning into 30-minute times.
- Test yourself on anything you have just learned.
- You can ask a family member or friend to help you with this.
- Switch off any social media and sit yourself down in a comfy quiet place.
- Eat and sleep well.
An online tool where you can simply type in the subject and exam board. Seneca will take you through the units of work for that subject and will ask you questions to check your understanding. No login is required just click the link and get started.
An online tool, available for English, maths, and science. The units of work are tailored to the exam boards you are studying. Just click on the link, log in and start watching the videos that talk you through the content. Questions are available to test your understanding.
An online tool, available for maths. The units of work are tailored to mock exam results and performance in the exams. Each student has a personalised programme of modules to complete targeting areas for development. https://hegartymaths.com/
Options Evening & Revision Workshops – Wednesday 12th February
Parents Evening – Wednesday 4th March
An online tool, available for science and PE. Students can access interactive revision resources for each topic within AQA science courses.
Password: oxford https://www.doddlelearn.co.uk
- PiXL Apps for Geography, History, Maths and English Literature
An mobile app, available for geography, history, maths and English Literature. Students can access quizzes for the above subjects straight from their phones. Download the app from the app store of your choice typing in: PiXL Geography or PiXL History or PiXL Maths. Alterntivaly, the apps can be accessed online using the link below.
username: SURNAMEFIRSTINITIAL e.g. SMITHJ
An online tool to build a revision table that considers what life commitments you may have e.g. football training, family time. Once you have built your timetable you can easily access quizzes, flashcards, and videos to support you with revising any subject.