Examination Technique

Check the following:-

The students’ decisions on what they would prefer to revise:-

Resources at disposal

  • Awareness of the syllabus
  • Awareness of the criteria

Run through past papers

  • The type of questions that are regularly examined
  • The type of questions that have not recently been examined.
  • What are the higher marked questions normally about?
  • What are the lower ones about?
  • Checking model answers

Analyse individual mock results (if any)

The setting of reading and studying at home

  • Use of internet
  • One to one tutorials
  • Any topics not covered during the normal lesson scheme
  • Any weaknesses shown by previous examiners reports
  • Presentation Skills


  • Speed/content (mark related) of answers
  • The week before the exam
  • The day of the exam