Tag: revision

Making revision sessions count

1 November 2018

Up and down the country Y11 students (and their teachers) will be thinking about mock exams. With this comes the inevitable revision sessions, that teachers will be leading. This post explores how can we use the research evidence to ensure that this precious time is spent effectively? […]

Author: Shaun Allison
Posted on: 1 November 2018
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Research case study: Shifting students’ beliefs about how much study is normal

11 October 2018

Too many year 11 students as they approach their Christmas mocks and summer exams, do too little personal revision (outside of school organised revision sessions). Conversely, others will get very anxious about not doing enough. This is often based (incorrectly) on how much revision they think their peers do. […]

Author: James Crane
Posted on: 11 October 2018
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Thinking through revision

27 March 2018

Over the past couple of years at Durrington we have increasingly used the lessons from cognitive science to inform the interventions we put in place to support year 11 revision. This year we have taken this a step further and attempted to fully immerse students, teachers and parents in the principles with the greatest weight of research evidence behind them. […]

Author: Chris Runeckles
Posted on: 27 March 2018
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