Create a weekly revision timetable. As a guide for Year 11 students 3 hours per day, 5 days per week in the run up to exams. These 15 hours of independent study can be spread over the week in a number of ways but serves as a guide to how much revision students should be completing from February to June in their final year. After school and weekend sessions should also count towards these 15 hours.
There is also a wealth of information available on the internet about supporting your child through exams and revision. Below are a couple of links to websites which give straightforward and practical tips to parents. We emphasise the importance of balance to students so that they ensure they eat well, sleep well and exercise regularly to ensure that they cope physically and mentally with the demands of exams. Parents play a very important role in motivating, supporting and keeping students on track during revision periods.