Our Head of History, Dr Hall, delivered two sessions to Year 11 students during a conference which were developed as a guide to effective revision strategies. The ‘mantra’ for the strategy is O.M.G:
- Organise: use headings and subheadings to chunk revision into manageable pieces
- Minimise: reduce revision to the essential knowledge (don’t waffle) whilst retaining the ‘sense’ of what you’re revising
- Graft: Get Going
Below is the PowerPoint presentation which Dr Hall used to teach the students how to implement the strategy so that they can improve their perfomance throughout this summer’s GCSE exam period.