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Revision & Study Skills

For information about Gordon's Study Skills programme please email Miss J Pierce jpierce@gordons.surrey.sch.uk

KS4 Revision

GCSE Revision Guides 

GCSE General Revision Guide

In order to support GCSE students in their preparation for summer exams, we have created a detailed study and revision guide. This guide offers general advice as well as links to subject specific web sites. Students should use this guide, and the relevant web sites, in conjunction with their class notes and subject textbooks. Please also visit individual subject pages for specific guidance where available. Please click the icon to the right to view the Revision Guide.

Year 11 Easter Revision Guide

The purpose of this booklet is to offer you additional support during the Easter holiday, which is the crucial period for intensive revision before your public examinations begin. We return to school after a three week break and there is no doubt that your final grade in August will depend on the effort you have made during this time.

This booklet contains important information from all of the various subject areas and should be used as a starting point for your revision preparation. Each Department has explained what they require of you over the holidays and where you can find important information regarding your upcoming exams. There is also information about where to find past paper material, as well as mark schemes and examiner reports. All of these things are essential to create a strong foundation upon which to base your revision.

Students should also endeavour to follow a clearly established revision timetable to ensure success in their exams. Gordon's advises students to approach the Easter holidays as if they were still at school and run their revision timetable the same as their school timetable, including using evening prep time for testing and re-capping. This will allow for regular breaks but help to keep students focused on study. It will also help ensure that all subjects are covered effectively, not just their favourites.

KS5 Revision

KS5 Revision Guides 

As a support mechanism for AS and A Level students as they prepare for their summer examinations, we have created revision guides for Year 12 and 13. These guides offer both general revision and exam preparation advice, as well as details from each subject regarding what work should be completed over the Easter period. Students should use these guides, and the Exam Board websites, in conjunction with their class notes and text books to ensure the best preparation possible. Please click on the icons below to access the guides. 
Students should also endeavour to follow a clearly established revision timetable to ensure success in their exams. Gordon's advises students to approach the Easter holidays as if they were still at school and run their revision timetable the same as their school timetable, including using evening prep time for testing and re-capping. This will allow for regular breaks but help to keep students focussed on study. It will also help ensure that all subjects are covered effectively, not just their favourites!

Year 12 Revision Guide

Year 13 Revision Guide

KS 5 Study Skills

Please make use of the Elevate student website to support the Study Skills sessions delivered in school. Please click here to visit the student section of the Elevate website. Please also use the drop down menu on the left to access Elevate resources. Please make use of your website login details to access this information. 

Overview
Please click here for an overview of the annual programme of Study Skills.

KS3 Information

KS3 Study Skills Programme
http://www.positivelymad.com/
Please click here to view the KS3 Study Skills Summary Grid
Please click below to view the presentations from the student Study Skill sessions:

KS4 Information

KS4 Study Skills Programme
www.thelifeskillscompany.com
Please click here to view the KS4 Study Skills Summary Grid

KS5 Information

KS5 Study Skills Programme
uk.elevateeducation.com/parents/home
Please click here to view the KS5 Study Skills Summary Grid

Year 11 Parents' Evening

Please click here to view the Year 11 Parents' Evening slideshow