Top Tips for Revision Success

Welcome to exam season! With IGCSE, AS, and A Level examinations already in full swing, stress levels are on the rise. But don’t worry – we’ve got you covered with some top tips for both students and parents to confidently navigate this challenging period.

Top Tips for Students:

  1. Follow your schedule: Avoid the last-minute rush by beginning your revision well in advance. Create a revision schedule that suits you, ensuring you include regular breaks and sufficient time for rest. Remember, sleep is essential!
  2. Know Your Exam: Familiarise yourself with the exam syllabus and understand which topics are likely to be covered and how you’ll be assessed. Allocate more time to heavier-weighted topics in your revision plan.
  3. Revise Smart: Discover what revision style works best for you. Whether it’s flashcards, concise notes, or past paper practice, find what helps you understand and retain information most effectively.
  4. Time Yourself: Practise past papers under timed conditions to ensure you can manage your time effectively during the exam.
  5. Ask for Help: Don’t hesitate to reach out to teachers or form study groups with peers for support. Actively seek feedback to identify areas for improvement.
  6. Maintain Balance: Your well-being comes first! Prioritise sleep, hydration, and nutritious meals. Incorporate regular exercise and enjoyable activities into your routine to alleviate stress.
  7. Stay Positive: Remember, “This too shall pass.” Maintain a positive mindset, set achievable goals, and celebrate your progress along the way.

Top Tips for Parents:

  1. Engage with the Exam Process: Familiarise yourself with your child’s exam schedule and encourage them to stick to their revision plan, while allowing time for breaks.
  2. Provide a Supportive Environment: Keep communication open and offer encouragement and reassurance. Let your child know you’re there for them every step of the way.
  3. Create a Study Space: Ensure your child has a quiet, distraction-free study space at home. Encourage them to keep it organised to foster healthy study habits.
  4. Offer Emotional Support: Understand and empathise with your child’s stress levels. Listen to them, support them, and remind them that their worth is not defined by their exam results.
  5. Encourage Healthy Habits: Emphasise the importance of breaks, exercise, proper nutrition, and sleep. Help your child study smart to avoid burnout.
  6. Give Praise and Encouragement: Recognise and celebrate your child’s efforts and progress throughout their exam journey to boost their confidence and motivation.

We wish all students, including our Rugby School Thailand students, the very best of luck in their exams! Remember, your hard work, coupled with support from family and teachers, will set you up for success.

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Rugby School Thailand

Rugby School Thailand is an international day and boarding school, whose approach is based upon the world-renowned British private school model, and whose curriculum is drawn from the best of the England & Wales National Curriculum and the UK’s Independent Schools’ Curriculum. It is the first and only school to take the name of its prestigious parent, Rugby School (UK), which was founded 450 years ago and from where the world-famous sport originated.

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