Revision resources for secondary students

Nicola Davison
29th March 2017
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Top revision resources to ensure pupils are fully prepared for the upcoming exams

You’ve taught the lessons, you've marked the essays and now it’s up to your students to show what they’ve learnt. Whether they’re sitting internal tests or public examinations, discussing revision and practising exam technique is an important part of the process of being both prepared and successful.

Chosen specially to be easily adapated to suit individual subject areas, these popular lesson ideas and activities are ideal for kick-starting a discussion about efficient revision and effective exam technique.

Making revision effective

  1. Revision assembly
    Promote the idea that the key to good revision is a positive attitude with this presentation.
  2. Understanding memory
    Use games to explore the science of memory and its connection to the revision process.
  3. Memory techniques analysis
    Highlight the different ways students can revise for their exams in this fully-resourced lesson.
  4. Revision methods summary
    Offer ideas for fact-based learning as well as more detailed concepts using this informative sheet.

Practicing exam technique

  1. Command words pack*
    Develop pupils’ understanding of command words with this display and activity pack.
  2. Construct a question
    Encourage students to become the examiner and write their own syllabus-based questions.
  3. Six-mark question template*
    Use these editable frameworks to guide pupils as they structure answers to longer questions.
  4. Correcting answers worksheet
    Get learners to think about both the quality and clarity of their answers with this unique activity.


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This post was originally published on 9 March 2016, and was refreshed on 29 March 2017

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