Exam Busters with GCSEPod

Exam Busters is our world class programme that builds enthusiasm for revision leading to improved exam performance.

 

GCSEPod is taking the UK’s educational world by storm and is already credited with attributable increases in GCSE attainment.

Exam Busters with GCSEPod

Amalgamating two leading educational products

Exam Busters is our world class programme that builds enthusiasm for revision leading to improved exam performance. GCSEPod is taking the UK’s educational world by storm and is already credited with attributable increases in GCSE attainment.

What better way forward could there be than to amalgamate these two leading educational products to provide the best all-round study and revision tools for GCSE students?

The Exam Busters GCSEPod workshop is fast-paced, high-energy and highly interactive. Students are shown a range of techniques designed to improve memory and build an awareness of the importance of reflective practices and regular review – all of which can then be applied immediately and directly to the GCSEPods.

It provides a heightened sense of aspiration and self-belief promoting a positive attitude towards learning with immediate practical application.

Description

Ideal for Key Stage 4 students this highly-interactive, multisensory learning experience shows them how to prepare for exams, equips them with a range of very effective learning tools and exam preparation skills with immediate practical application through GCSEPod. It's a refreshing 2 hour learning to learn presentation for students proven to boost exam performance.

Run in your school hall, this course also shows students how to reduce exam-related stress by preparing more efficiently.

This workshop is 2 hours in duration and can be delivered to up to 150 students at a time. However, we do suggest to factor in 2 ½ hours per workshop, to allow time for a break. 

Benefits

Students will leave the Exambusters GCSEPod workshop feeling energised, enthusiastic, prepared and will have a full understanding of precisely how to apply these new skills directly to their pods.

The skills learned in this workshop are skills for life: study, preparation, relaxation, stress reduction, organisation, mental & physical health and well-being – as well as BUSTING through revision and exams themselves!!

Especially useful for students in Key Stage 4 and above, this course will also benefit:

  • Students who do not know how to prepare themselves mentally and physically for exams.
  • Students who need to improve learning skills.
  • Students who need exam support.
  • Students who need more confidence to aspire higher.

Content

During the course students will:

  • Be equipped with a range of learning to learn and memory tools and techniques.
  • Be shown how to apply these tools and techniques immediately to GCSEPod.
  • Be introduced to the concept of the regular review process and given tools to follow through with this.
  • Be shown how to relax when preparing for exams.
  • Be encouraged to create an effective learning environment.

Aims

The course has 3 main aims:

  • To stimulate a positive attitude towards learning & revision.
  • To fully integrate the skills learned with GCSEPod.
  • To provide simple but effective techniques to better organise workload and improve exam preparation and performance.
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"A BIG Thank you for your fab presentation/workshop on Exam Busting - the staff and students all seemed to really enjoy what you showed them and it opened their minds on what they CAN achieve via simple techniques."
Lynne Whitaker
IAG Co-Ordinator at Our Lady's Catholic College, Lancaster
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