This is a statistic taken by teach secondary:
“Recent research undertaken by O2 Learn shows that 76% of young people start revision four weeks or less in advance of exams and of those, 20% wait until seven days or less before a test to begin consolidating their learning in preparation. This is sobering news and demonstrates how easy it is for students and their teachers alike to assume that revision should start at a fixed point in the school year.”
When it comes to planning a study and revision schedule for the exam period, it is essential to start early and to be consistent. Why?
Last minute planning, let alone last minute studying, is exam suicide. There are students who do get away with it but they are far few between amongst the student masses. Cramming leaves memory gaps in a student’s mind and consequently their understanding to answer a question won’t be as efficient as they are less likely to ‘connect the dots’.Furthermore, studies show that one minute in planning saves ten minutes in execution. If one plans early in the year and decides to break down their study content and becomes consistent to take action each day, then the major barrier to achieving their grade(s) will have already been removed.
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