Curriculum for Excellence

Revision Tips and Techniques

The key to effective revision really does lie in the preparation.  Topic revision sheets are a great resource to have; ... Read More

Exam blog 6 – Questions about the brain – by Nicola Morgan

These questions were sent to me by schools as part of a competition I ran for Blame My Brain. There ... Read More

Getting the most from your revision guides

  Below is a brief outline of how to use a revision guide which could form the basis of a ... Read More

Exam Tips 3: Asking for help by Nicola Morgan

You will have told pupils to ask for help when they need it. But do they leave it too late? ... Read More

Exam Tips 2: Feed Your Brain – by Nicola Morgan

The brain uses around 20% of our energy, though it only takes on average 2% of our weight. (NB: doing ... Read More

Exam Tips 1: Creating a revision timetable – by Nicola Morgan

Some pupils are brilliantly organised, needing little help; others…not! Many need guidance in planning ahead, especially when “ahead” is months ... Read More

Exam blog 4 – Anti-panic strategy – by Nicola Morgan

  The stress chemicals that propel our body and brain into a brilliant, fizzing state of readiness for action sometimes ... Read More

Helping Students Handle Pressure by Danielle Brown

  As an elite athlete, I have developed many successful techniques in coping with the extreme pressure of competing against ... Read More

Learning from the wrong answers

Last year when I asked my National 5 students if and how they had revised for their prelim English exam, ... Read More

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