Year 10 Parents’ Information Evening. 14 th November 2012. Which GCSE subjects are being taken by my daughter?. English Language and Literature Mathematics Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Double award Science ICT Religious Studies French or German
14th November 2012
Helping your daughters to succeed at GCSE
Is no great mystery..
Its all about having some ability, the right attitude and practising the correct skills…
A key factor in students achieving their potential at GCSE is how successful their relationships are:
We tell students to nurture these relationships
at some point they will need to rely on them!
Key points to remember:
not just at the end of Year 11
Giving your studies a high priority means giving yourself a good environment in which to study. Can your daughter answer “Yes” to the following questions?
Research shows that the deeper we process information (i.e. the more we do with it) the more we learn and remember
What to do:
This will also aid your memory. By thinking of a place in your house – you will remember the information!
A mnemonic is a simple system for recalling information.
These are famous mnemonics.
Acronyms: are another form of mnemonic.
The following sites have useful links to subject specific revision material and activities as well as general revision and examination preparation advice.
2 websites which help you to make brilliant colourful mind maps that you can share and collaborate with other users.
2 sites to help make fun
relaxation at home, hobbies,
activities, family time
it needs to be realistic!
List all of the things that would make life easier / less stressful – write them down on a piece of paper . This can help you sort things out in your head.
Sometimes stress gets on top of you. Especially when the situation causing the stress goes on and on . You can feel powerless to solve the problems.
(Exams are important but are only a small part of your whole life)
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