Project ID - TIS001067
Developing Study Skills at GCSE Level Aims To support GCSE students drawing up a revision programme and developing specific revision techniques.

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Project offered at

St Ronan's College
BT67 9JW


Ita Cosgrove

Student Skills

Organisational ability. Timekeeping Creativity Communication Motivational Practical

Expected Pupil Outcomes

Students will draw up an 8 week revision programme that they will be able to work with. Students will be aware of the topics/content they need to revise. Students will develop revision techniques. Students will be able to access relevant past paper questions and mark schemes. Students will develop examination techniques and skills that are transferable across subjects. Students will achieve greater success in GCSE examinations.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Student tutor: (supported by school staff) Will develop a range of resources to support students drawing up a realistic revision schedule. Using group work will coach 70 students to produce their own revision timetable. Deliver a programme allowing students to develop useful revision techniques. Deliver a programme allowing students to develop useful examination techniques. Demonstrate how past papers and mark schemes can be used to support GCSE revision. Motivate students to prepare early for upcoming GCSE examinations.

Extra Information

We would hope to offer this programme to three groups of 70 students.

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