National 4 & 5

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

Smart revision … using time wisely

 “Those who make the worst of their time most complain about its shortness.” – La Bruyere Time management is an ... 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

Top Ten Tips for Exam Success for Parents

1) Quiz them Students may find it extremely helpful to be quizzed on the things they have learned so far. ... Read More

Exam Tips 5 – Strategies to Deal With Stress – by Nicola Morgan

It’s really important for people of all ages to understand what stress is and to have strategies to prevent negative ... 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

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