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After School Revision

There are after school revision sessions for Year 11 students EVERY day.  Each time a student attends a session they receive a Rewards Point which will be collected through the year.  The more points you get the less your Prom ticket will cost!  The Revision Rota for Year 11 is below and covers all subjects.

  WEEK A WEEK B
MONDAY  MFL Science
TUESDAY English Maths
WEDNESDAY Science English
THURSDAY

Option Subjects (Block 1)

Separate Sciences, Art, Photography, Business, Dance, Geography

Geography/History
FRIDAY Maths

Option Subjects (Block 2)

Business, Computing, Graphics, PE, Food Technology, Drama, History

 

Currently the English and Maths Departments hold revision sessions after school for Years 7 - 10.  The details are below.

The English Department are now providing the following after school clubs (They will start straight after school at 2.45pm) - Make sure your child takes advantage of the offer!

1. English - Miss Sabatina is running a Yr 8 Intervention/Homework Club on Mondays.

2. Media - Miss Sabatina will be starting a Yr 9 Intervention/Homework Media Club from Thursday.

3. English - Miss Scarth is now running a Yr 7 Intervention/Homework Club on Thursdays.

4. Miss Archer is running a Creative Writing Club on Thursdays - all year groups are welcome.

5. Miss M. Williams will be running a yr 10 Intervention/Homework Club on Mondays.

The Maths Department now provide the following revision sessions;

Year 7 - Monday, Year 8 - Monday, Year 9 - Thursday, Year 10 - Tuesday.

Top Revision Apps for Students

Gojimo

Already the UK’s most used revision app! It has over 40,000 practice questions ready to go and free!

Focus on the specific areas you need to work, with instant feedback.

Get it on Google Play or Download on the App Store

Study Ninja

Study Ninja inspires students to get motivated and build a personalised study plan.

They can plan, practice, play and perform through a series of mini-games.

Includes tips on the best ways to revise.

This is just one of many excellent apps that will help your students to review more efficiently and effectively, preparing them for that all important exam: 

Get it on Google Play or Download on the App Store.

Keep     

All about organisation: from reminders to checklists –  this app has it covered.

Image to Text is a great feature that allows you to grab text from photos. Students can take photos of their notes and off they go!

Get it on Google Play or Download on the App Store

Quizlet

A study and flashcard app, Quizlet let’s you create quizzes with your own information.

There are also 400 million quizzes already available across a wide range or areas.

Get it on Google Play or Download on the App Store

Padlet

The easiest and quickest way to collaborate. Students can create a shared space where everyone can share ideas, links, images and tips.

The link can be shared with everyone in a class, allowing everyone to add in their information, save as pdf and send to everyone!

Get it on Google Play or Download on the App Store

Popplet lite

A beautifully simple way to create mind-maps.

In this free version you are only allowed to create one popplet, so when you’re finished one, why not save a screenshot and start on a new topic!

Download on the App Store

Spark Post

Make revision less boring by illustrating important quotes.

The final image would fit nicely in the centre of a popplet (app 4).

Download on the App Store

Clips

On Clips you can create short clips with live annotations!

We recommend changing the language of your device; use the videos to test your pronunciation for MFL.

Download on the App Store

Classic Explain Everything

The only paid app on this list. EE is my go to for any subject.

Import a photo, video or popplet, then add your voice explaining what you want to remember: blurt out all the vocabulary, processes and dates you need!

Get it on Google Play or Download on the App Store

TextingStory

A fun little app where you can create a video of a ‘text conversation’.

Create common answers to questions in a fun and visual way!

Try importing your video to Explain Everything and practice your accent!

Get it on Google Play or Download on the App Store

Paper by FiftyThree

Visually representing your information can save thousands of words.

Appsmash this with SparkPost and Explain Everything to produce a video explaining processes and forming answers that words cannot suffice.

Download on the App Store

And finally…     

Although this isn’t technically an app, have a look at Auto Draw.

This Artificial Intelligence project can guess what you are trying to draw and finish it for you, creating lovely little drawings which you can use to help explain a solution, or just to make your answers look less bare and to make revision that bit more enjoyable!