Project ID - TIS001153
Health and social care exam skills and portfolio clinic. empower students who struggle with exam technique. To provide additional support for students who will not maintain or improve the grade they achieved at As-level.


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Project offered at

St Paul's High School
NEWRY
BT35 7EE

Contact

Caroline Hughes

Student Skills

A background in health & social care at A-level would be desirable. A good level of English, confidence in their ability to read and answer A-level style questions. (E.g. Describe, explain, justify, evaluate) Good communication skills, with the ability to work with young people with mixed abilities.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

To improve learner confidence in their ability to prepare and preform in their final examinations. To provide students with structure support during study periods which will enhance their learning and reinforce exam preparation in class time. To ultimately improve exam performance.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

To provide student tutors an opportunity to work with pupils of mixed ability. To explore a range of revision strategies to engage learners. To develop examine technique.

Extra Information

* the above dates are flexible and can be adjusted to suit the successful candidate. 12-15 students have been identified in year 14 who are struggling to meet the demands of their A-level course. We would like to be able to provide them with additional support on a one to one or small group basis. Ideally we would like the tutor to focus on writing skills and exam technique their final exam in Healh and social care. Then working on the development of revision techniques with the identified pupils. However, depending on the needs of the students they may require help with proof reading and writing support for their coursework units.

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