Parents/carers of S4/S5 pupils were invited to an evening Study Skills Information Session on Wednesday 25th October 2023. The presentations from this evening can be downloaded below. The various handouts etc are all available at bottom of page as digital copies or links.
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|Use of MS OneNote|
|Use of Altra Resources/past paper generator|
|Use of Achieve and Scholar (pupils log in via Glow tiles)|
The evening appeared to be a great success based on the feedback received. See below for thoughts before the session and the thoughts by the end of the session.
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This page gives specific information on the 6 Study Skills strategies. Subject teachers may well use this page to link subject revision to these study skills techniques.
Why Are you reading this? Exams!
There you go, we said it. Whether these exams are N5, Higher or Advanced Higher you'll be contending with lots of new material, more demanding courses, and -let's face it- more homework.
So, you need to learn how to study because:
- Every formal assessment and piece of classwork will be used by teachers to make judgements about your working grades and progress.
- It's the most important year yet.
- These skills are crucial for learning, life & work.
Learning how to study effectively is so important. And let's be honest, when it comes to studying haven't you ever wished you were a bit more...
Overview of all 6 strategies
Learn to Study using:
Retrieval Practice short video |
Interleaving short video |
Dual Coding Short video |
Short Video Clips
Faculty Study Skills examples
Some other strategies may include: