Revision techniques

Revision techniques to help your students master the art of revision. We’ve put together a collection of free revision aids including Jedi mind-trick revision lesson ideas, revision games, the 10 commandments of exam success and ways to identify personal learning styles as well as subject-specific revision guides.

Primary Revision

KS2 SATS Revision

Secondary Revision

GCSE English Revision

GCSE Maths Revision

GCSE Science Revision

GCSE Music Revision

GCSE RE Revision

Revision techniques

Revision: Keys to success

  • TES has teamed up with motivational speaker Lee Jackson to produce a series of videos designed to get even the most reluctant reviser on course for exam season.

Make your own revision game

  • Put your students into groups and give each one a different topic to revise before playing this wonderfully adaptable revision game.

Jedi Mind Tricks – revision

  • Use a different kind of Force to get your students to revise with this Jedi Mind Trick lesson plan, which will help them learn revision techniques.

Revision techniques

  • Reassuring revision guidance and advice to help you prepare your students for their exams.

Student revision booklet

  • Talk your students through revision styles, planning and exam techniques with this recommended revision booklet.

Identifying revision style: left brain/right brain

  • Top tips and tricks on study skills and techniques based on different learning styles.

Motivational revision booklet

  • A selection of ideas to help you teach examination skills and motivate students to reach their full potential.

10 commandments to life/exams

  • Take a look at this PDF resource for the top 10 pieces of advice students will need as they prepare for the exams.

True or false maths revision activity

  • A simple but effective maths revision tool that can be adapted for individual learning levels.

Revision games

  • A brilliant serious of revision games to get your students in the mood for revision, including bingo, hangman and noughts and crosses.

Active revision skills

  • A great set of lesson plans for active revision sessions which can be adapted to any lesson topic for GCSE or KS3.

Learning styles and revision strategies

  • Some excellent revision activities based on individual learning styles.

Revision aids

  • A very helpful timetable and some revision information sheets – suitable for Key Stage 4.

Learning styles

  • This PowerPoint lesson gives suggestions on how to teach about learning styles. It includes theories and examples.

Preferred ways of working

  • Organise your students into groups that reflect their preferred learning style – and help them to learn from one another.

Revision tutorial

  • A revision tutorial to help students consider different revision techniques and how to use them.