Month: April 2019

3 Weeks to Go!

Know what to expect. Last time we talked about knowing your equations, and how you should have prepared for these before the exam.   It’s so important to know whqt you might expect in the exam paper, so I really do recommend that you get hold of some recent past exam papers. Look at the front… Read more »

4 Weeks to Go!

Know your equations. Up to a couple of years ago it was not necessary to remember equations in Physics as students would be given a sheet during the exam that contained all the equations they might need. Times have changed!   There is now an expectation that students will remember over 20 different equations.   The requirements are… Read more »

5 Weeks to Go!

Know Your Practical Skills. In a previous post I talked about the practicalities of making flash cards.  Have you had a go at making any yet?  Over the past couple of years there has been a greater emphasis on students learningformulae, and flash cards are ideal tools for helping with this.  So on one side… Read more »

6 Weeks to Go!

Flash cards, revision cards, record cards …… whatever you choose to call them, those little bits of card can be very effective revision tools.  In various formats they have been around for many years, and I can remember taking my ‘O’ level and ‘A’ level exams (yes, I have a good memory!) and using printed… Read more »