Exam Busters

Exam Busters is an inspiring, interactive workshop which empowers students with exam preparation tips, revision tools and stress management techniques.

Exam Busters

A multisensory, active learning experience designed for students preparing to sit their GCSE’s/Nationals exams

Description

Exam Busters is an inspiring, interactive workshop which empowers students with exam preparation tips, revision tools and stress management techniques.

Benefits

We recommend that students be sat around tables of 6-8 in a venue conducive to learning

This workshop can be delivered in either:

  • 2 x 2 hour workshops
  • 4 x 1 hour workshops
  • 3 x 80 minute workshops

Please note that this workshop is designed to be delivered over the course of 2 hours. Condensed versions of the workshop are still incredibly effective, but this does mean removing techniques. Students who sit the full 2 hours will leave the workshop with a comprehensive exam toolkit. 

Content

  • 4 steps to answering an exam question
  • Past paper examples
  • Time management tips
  • Inspiring memory techniques
  • Stress management advice
  • Developing a positive mindset
  • Building focus and motivation

Aims

  • To stimulate a positive attitude to learning and revision
  • To upskill students with simple but effective memory techniques
  • To provide creative approaches to learning which raises standards of learning
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"Jay’s enthusiasm, knowledge of the strategies, techniques and tips was excellent and was exactly what we were looking for at this time in Year 11 for our students and parents. It’s testament to Jay and the workshop as to how many pupils had told their parents about how much they enjoyed it and how useful they found it that some students were calling and texting their parents during the school day to say ‘Mum/Dad you need to come to the Parent’s workshop this evening!’ The strategies were relevant, easy to use, engaging and delivered in a way which will facilitate the students use of them as well. It was great to be given some resources by Jay in order to support the pupils through the revision process as the year goes on as well. I will look to rebook this event for next years, Year 11 at a similar time."
Cardiff High School
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