L3-L5 Study Resources

Tools, Apps & Websites to make revision simple

Revision can be tough. But there are lots of websites, apps and resources at school to help you make the most of your time and get the best results from your exams.

In the Library...

On the internet...


http://www.open.ac.uk/skillsforstudy/revision-techniques.php - Revision techniques from the Open University.

http://getrevising.co.uk/timetable/intro - Free software which allows students to create revision timetables.

http://www.ted.com/talks/julian_treasure_the_4_ways_sound_affects_us.html - Great TED talk on how working in the right, quiet environment affects how well you concentrate. That's why the Library is such a great place to study!

http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6329605 - Motivate students with these revision skills videos.


http://www.rememberthemilk.com/ - If students like to use their phones to make lists/diarise this is very useful as you can manage all your tasks and sync with personal calendars etc.

https://evernote.com/peek/ - Create your own electronic flash cards to test subject knowledge.

http://blog.thinkbuzan.com/imindmap/imindmap-5-free-now-free-forever-here-today - iMindMap - useful for visual thinkers to help organise thoughts. From bestselling author Tony Buzan.

http://www.exampal.co.uk/ - ExamPal - as seen on BBC News click. Access and schedule ALL current examination dates for GCSE, iGSCE, GCE, VCE, GNVQ, Diploma, ELC, AEA, STEPS & NQ with ALL Examination Boards.

Create your personal exam timetable integrated with calendars and alerts.

Create an individual revision planner and access key revision tips.

A tool for parents to help support their child through the stressful examination periods.