Exam Preparation

Exam Prep

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3 Months before...

Tools and advice

Create a revision timetable

A revision timetable will help you ensure that you cover all the topics you need to revise and break it down to smaller, manageable chunks.

Prioritise the that you need to spend more time on but remember not to neglect the subjects which you are already confident with.

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Get Revising:

Builds revision sessions around your life

Automatically adds revision sessions for you 

Prioritises subjects you find difficult​

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My Study Life:

Have your planner available on phone or tablet

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Microsoft Excel:

You can use make a planner on Microsoft excel. Click the icon for some examples.

Find a space you can work

Set up an area without distractions (TV, Games console, loud noise). Have all the books, notes and stationary you might need close at hand.

If you don't have a suitable space at home, consider other places such as the library or a quiet cafe with WIFI.

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12 study environment tips from students who’ve been there

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Bournville College Library Term time opening hours

Monday: 8.00 – 17:00
Tuesday – Thursday: 8:00 – 19.00
Friday: 8:00 – 17:00

Organise your notes

Consider creating revision materials such as Flash Cards.

You can get creative and record yourself reading you notes listen to them whilst you are doing the washing up or taking the dog for a walk.

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Create mind maps, flash cards and other tools to revise. This can be used on a PC and then also on a device such as a smart phone or tablet.

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