Revision Guidance

Each subject area will offer specific guidance on revision materials and these will be supplemented by scheduled boosters and revision sessions throughout the school year.

Exam Guidance:

There will be exam guidance given in special assemblies, classes and mock exams throughout the school year but formal regulations can be seen in the following JCQ document:


The following websites have pre-paid access for every student at The Friary and provide specific revision on Maths:

In addition, there is lots of revision guidance available via individual subject areas via our online homework package:

If your child has lost their username / password then you can get it by email via:

  • MathsWatch –
  • Dr Frost for Maths – If you have lost your username or password for any revision website please see your class teacher immediately.

The following websites have been judged amongst the strongest to use for GCSE revision:


  • Revision App
  • Revision Buddies
  • Gojimo
  • iMindMap
  • GCSE Maths: Revision Questions
  • Exam Countdown

Saturday School:

Saturday School runs between 9.30am-11.30am throughout the year but not at set times or every week. The session will be publicised in advance of key windows; for example, Mock Exam Week, the final Summer exam period, etc. The sessions rotate subjects and year groups but always involve subject boosters and revision sessions for Year 10-13 students.

Saturday School requires no school uniform, offers free hot drinks and is totally free.

Revision Strategies:

 The following general revision strategies are useful for all subject areas:

  • Mind Maps
  • Column Charts
  • Revision Cards
  • Q&A Cards

There is guidance on how you can use these strategies on the following link.

The following resources also offer you structure and guidance in your exam revision:

If you require further information on revision strategies then please contact Sam Sullivan, Assistant Headteacher, via