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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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