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KS4 and KS5 Ace Your Exams Programme

Revision Planning

In order to support our students to prepare for their public examinations we provide the following document.  As each are updated annually, the links will be added at the relevant time:

Ace Your Exams (Year 11): please find attached a guide to support through the year

Sixth Form Revision Resources: A comprehensive list of revision guides and resources to support Level 3 studies.

Ace Your Exams- A Strategy for Revision and Templates:  A collection of templates to suit all learning styles.  Students can select the ones that work for them! 

How Can Technology Help My Revision: A guide to apps that we provide and the ways in which they can support revision planning.

10 top tips to support parents: A guide to ideas about sleep, food, rest and general advice to help parents support students through exams.

Please be aware that a contingency day for examinations is scheduled in each year, should sustained national or local disruption arise during the exams and students will need to be available up to this date.

Year 11 Revision Planning Template: This document allows a Year 11 students to plan out when they will revise in the lead up to mock examinations and includes the mock examination timetable.

Year 13 Revision Planning Template: This document allows a Year 13 student to plan out when they will revise in the lead up to mock examinations.

GCSE Exam Topics for RevisionThis booklet will provide a breakdown of the GCSE topics that will need to be revised for each subject.

GCSE and A Level Revision and Catch-Up Sessions: We provide a range of these throughout the year and details will be published. 

GCSE Study Support

GCSE study support is also provided through:

Corbett Maths website:

Tassomai Science website:

GCSE Pod website:  

Vocab Express website:

GCSE Revision Resources:

A-level Revision Resources:

Examination Equipment

Below is a list of the equipment that we recommend ALL students in ALL year groups have, along with some tips and suggestions that could help to gain an extra few marks that could be the difference between one grade and the next:

Black pens

Tip: find a style of pen that your child finds comfortable to write with - they will write a lot and it will help with their stamina if they are more comfortable

Basic Maths equipment, which means a pencil, ruler, a protractor and a compass

Tip: clear rulers are better as students can see the information that is under the ruler without having to keep moving it out of the way

A scientific calculator

Tip: The Casio FX83 is recommended as the way that it calculates some equations is more helpful to students than other calculators

Coloured pencils (for Design and Technology exams)