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The Collins Revision System ‘How one lazy boy ended up being a grammar school teacher’


Step 1- Prioritise your subjects  English  English Lit  Maths  Geography  History  Physics  Chemistry  Biology  Business Studies  Spanish

10% 10% 7.5% 10% 10% 12.5% 12.5% 10% 7.5% 10%

EXAMPLE ONLY


Step 3 – sort out your hours  Count your weekdays (except Fridays)  Count your Sundays  Count your free days (Easter and May

Day)


Step 3 – sort out your hours  Figure out how much you will revise

REALISTICALLY at these times  E.g.  Weekdays – 2 hours  Sundays – 3 hours  Free days – 5 hours


Step 3 – sort out your hours  Then add them all up  Based on the previous example and

starting the first Monday of Easter and going up to June 1st this would give you: 173 HOURS


Step 3 – sort out your hours  Now work out hours/subject based on

your percentages.  In my example you get English English Lit Maths Geography History

17.3 hours 17.3 hours 13 hours 17.3 hours 17.3 hours EXAMPLE ONLY

Physics Chemistry Biology Business Studies Spanish

21 hours 21 hours 17.3 hours 13 hours 17.3 hours


Now get a calendar  Mark off your weekdays, free days and

Sundays and fill in which subjects you are going to revise that night.  Try to do one hour per subject.


Example Thursday  1 hour Maths, 1 hour English Friday  No revision Saturday  No revision Sunday  1hour Spanish, 1 hour Biology, 1 hour History


Tips  Where are you revising?  Get your parents involved  Mix up your subjects each night  Give yourself rewards  Get into a routine  Find your revision style  Be honest with yourself

The Collins Revision System  

How to go about revising by Mr Collins of BVGS