Preparing for Exams

We are at the business end of the school year and the focus for many has turned to external exams especially for students sitting Cambridge exams which start in October.

NCEA Exam timetable can be found here

Revision classes for Cambridge exams are held at Auckland Grammar. There is a fee for these classes. Information may be found here

For girls taking Level 3 Calculus and or Physics Auckland Women in Engineering  are offering free tutoring during the first week of the October holidays.

Space is limited and registration is essential – also please make sure if students register and find they can’t attend please contact the University so their place can be offered to someone else

For all students sitting NCEA  –  Revision classes are also being offered at Rangitoto College for all students sitting NCEA exams over the October holiday break. These cost between $35 & $55 per session.

If you know of other revision workshops available please email (Enable Javascript to see the email address) with details and we will add to this page.

What strategies do you use to prepare students for exams?

Read about and download short 2 page explanations on     Spaced practice Retrieval practice and  Interleaving

Download all Revision Tips & strategies from the learning scientist



Have you tried the RISK  strategy during revision time – this engages students in evaluating their mistakes




A selection of In Class strategies to use with students

Recent Resources

Term 3: Saturday Morning “looking forward looking back”

September 14th 2019

He pai te tirohanga ki ngā mahara mō ngā rā pahemo engari ka putua te māramatanga i runga i te titiro whakamua.

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2019 MCAT

September is MCAT Month – as we start the final countdown to MCAT week it might be timely to revisit some of the resources available to teachers and students.

Senior Secondary Guides – these clarify the Achievement objectives and earlier in the year we looked at the documents that NZAMT produced to help clarify requirements in particular AO 6.5.

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2019 Mathex Results & Resources


Year 9 & 10: Wednesday 21 August 2019
Year 7 & 8: Thursday 22 August 2019

Check out photos from the night on our Facebook Page

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