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Hazel Grove High School

HAZEL GROVE Sixth Form

Independent Study Skills Programme

Developing your independent learning skills is vital to ensuring you are successful throughout your time in the sixth form and going forward into university study or employment.

All our students will undertake the Independent Study Skills course across the first few weeks in the sixth form to ensure they are all skilled up to cope with the demands of AS and A Level courses. Our innovative and interactive course will be delivered through your tutorial periods and interactive course will be delivered through your tutorial periods and lectures delivered on specific areas relating to independent study.

This course will cover:

  • independent Learning - What does it look like?
  • Learning styles
  • Goal setting
  • Time management
  • Research methods
  • Critical thinking
  • Revising for exams and assessments
  • Practising for exam day
  • Managing anxiety, stress and relaxation

Additional elements can be added to this programme at any time to address any concerns students may have with successfully managing their studies during their time in sixth form.

All these elements will be supported by online resources and you will build up a portfolio of evidence and references to use for future applications.