Glossary of Exam Terms

20 Minute Revision Tasks

Revision Resources for Students and Parents

GCSE Revision Guides

Sometimes purchased revision guides can be helpful, although not essential. Subject teachers have recommended the following should you wish to buy your own. We will also make them available through the cashless payment system.

Recommended Revision Guides for Year 11

The link below offers FREE revision guides for the following GCSE subjects:  Geography, History, ICT, Maths, Physical Education, Physics, Biology, English Language, English Literature, French and Religious Studies

  • Plan the revision that needs to be done.
  • Don’t leave it too late to start.
  • Make sure that you have all your notes and work up to date.
  • Remember to cover all subjects.


  • Make sure that you know what will be examined.
  • Make sure you know what you will need for each exam.
  • Know where and when your exams are.
  • Understand the rules of your exams.
  • Arrive at school well before the exam.

Revision Timetable

  • Plan around the other things you do in your life.
  • Don’t leave revision to chance.
  • Create a timetable for revision.
  • Make a chart of your day.
  • Fit revision and other things you like to do into this chart.
  • Cover all subjects and stick to your chart.

Exam Room Technique

  • Read the instructions carefully.
  • Read right through the question paper.
  • Check instructions again: How many questions?   From which sections?
  • Do those questions you know most about first.
  • Plan the time you have for each question.