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As exam season is approaching we would like to wish all of our students the best of luck!

We know that exam time can be stressful so we've put together a 10-step-guide to revision to help you stay calm and focused.

1. Start early: Don't leave your revision until the last minute. Starting early gives you plenty of time to cover all the material and avoid unnecessary stress.

2. Find your revision style: Discover which revision format works best for you. Whether it's using visual aids, reading notes, or listening to recordings, find a method that makes learning easier and more enjoyable.

3. Test yourself: Test your knowledge with quizzes and practice questions to identify areas that need more attention. Testing yourself can also help boost your confidence and reduce anxiety.

4. Teach others: Explain topics to friends or family to solidify your understanding of the subject. Teaching others helps to reinforce your own knowledge and promote a deeper understanding of the topic.

5. Take breaks: Schedule regular breaks during your revision sessions to avoid burnout and maintain focus. Use this time to recharge your mind and process information.

6. Use a revision timetable: Create a realistic timetable that covers all the material and factors in breaks and other commitments.

7. Familiarise yourself with the exam: Find out the exam format and types of questions you'll be asked. Practice papers can be a valuable resource to help you prepare.

8. Study with a buddy: Studying with friends can be motivating and make the revision process more enjoyable. Just make sure to stay focused on the task at hand.

9. Use various resources: There are many resources available to help with revision. From educational videos to revision notes, take advantage of the vast array of materials available.

10. Look after yourself: Make sure to take care of yourself by getting enough sleep, eating well, staying hydrated, and exercising regularly. Your mental and physical health are crucial for performing at your best.

For more tips on how to cope with exam stress, check out BBC Radio 1's video.