Exams and revision help

Looking for revision help for A Levels? We’ve got a load of helpful articles containing expert tips on how to revise for exams, how to make revision notes and when to start revising. There's also a free revision guide for you to download.

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Revision techniques and advice

Don't know where to start with revision? You're not alone! If you're struggling to get organised or figure out which exam to focus on first, read our top tips from our experts and students to help you plan your studies.

How much should I revise?

How much should I revise?

How much revision should I do each day? We answer all your questions!

Revision hacks

Revision hacks

We’ve compiled some of the best revision hacks to help you nail those exams!

Best ways to revise

The best ways to revise

There’s a golden way to revise for everyone - we’re going to help you find it.

Distractions

Distractions

We list our five top revision distractions and how to overcome them.

Breathing techniques

Stressing over exam revision? Take a breath with our mindfulness techniques.

BTEC Assignments

BTEC assignments

How to keep on top of your BTEC assignments to avoid last minute panic.

Anxiety and exams

Jessica shares her top five tips on coping with exams if you suffer from anxiety.

Mock exams

Mock exams

Think mock exams are a waste of time? Think again - practice makes perfect!

 

Feeling stressed?

Doing exams can be stressful and sometimes it's hard to not let it get to you. So to help you stay positive and motivated, we've put together some mindfulness techniques for you to try.

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What type of reviser are you?

Find out what type of reviser you are or meet our top five types of reviser here.

Over-confident

Over-confident

There's no need revise - you already smashed your mocks, but look for areas you may be able to improve on.

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Bag of nerves

Bag of nerves

Just the thought of exams gives you cold sweats, so beat stress with relaxation techniques and a bit of fresh air.

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Procrastinator

Procrastinator

Your mind is miles away and focusing makes you fidgety. Try revising with friends to help you concentrate.

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Caffeine-driven

Caffeine-driven

Spending more time drinking coffee than making notes? Look for healthier ways to feel motivated - like exercise.

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Super-student

Super-student

You're really organised and can always be found in the library, but remember to have fun and relax during exam time.

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How much should I revise?

Let’s face it, revision planning is a minefield. You’ve got brain ache before you’ve even started revising – so what’s the best way to deal with it?

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btec students

BTEC's are practical and there's no exam pressure, but it doesn't mean there's less work to do or less stress around deadline day. Here's some of the most common BTEC questions and answers to achieve distinction grades.

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Parents and teachers

We understand that exam season is a stressful time for the whole household and classroom, not just the student taking part. So we've got some great advice for parents and teachers to make the revision period easier for you and your child or learners.

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