SATs, 11+ and GCSE preparation

Where do they start! What should they focus on?

With 2KickStartU’s exam and test preparation programmes you can do away with the guess work in knowing what your child should revise. Whether you are getting ready for SATs, 11+ or GCSE, each one of these exams/tests have a recurring pattern in what they test and what the expectation is. Our tutors have experience in knowing what areas need special attention.

Our students are assessed to see their level of knowledge and understanding based on their school year in line with the national curriculum. This is then correlated to the typical contents within exams and tests to ensure any gaps are closed and so that your child is ready for the exam/test they are getting ready to take.

Revision is a discipline that needs to be learned. Someone has to teach you how it’s done effectively.  

2KickStartU’s exam preparation programme not only delves into the areas that your child needs to place their focus of study and revision, but it also builds the necessary skills to equip your child with revision strategies, so your child not only gets a clear picture of what to study out the of the many things they have learnt across time, but they also get taught how to revise so they perform to their best ability.

Managing nerves can mean the make or break in an exam situation

Almost everyone feels nervous before an exam. Butterflies in the stomach and distressing thoughts - 'Will I be able to answer the questions?' 'Have I done enough revision?' - are indications of exam nerves that are indeed familiar to all students. Actually, a certain amount of nervous tension in all probability helps us perform to the best of our ability, producing a rush of adrenaline that helps us to feel alert and focused. But too much anxiety can BLOCK thoughts, create a negative frame of mind, and lead to panic and potentially poor exam performance.

Therefore, learning the correct techniques and strategies to be able to perform at their best is very important and has a lot to do with confidence building. These skills are easily transferrable to many situations in life after school.