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‘How to’ Guide for Study Success Westland High School

  1. Create an organised study space                          
    Check out these great study space tips for inspiration
  2. Make a study schedule
    Use this study tool to make a schedule that will help you keep your study on track
  3. Study with friends or in a group
    Creating a study group with friends helps keep you motivated – and exposes you to new ideas and opinions you might not have considered!
  4. Train your brain to remember information
    Find out how to exercise your brain for optimal memory retention
  5. Plan for exam day
    Take control on exam day so exams don’t control you
  6. Study in small chunks
    Here’s a scientific look at why small, regular chunks of study are more effective than long hours of last minute cramming
  7. Learn how to take good notes
    Good note-taking is key to reducing stress when studying
  8. Balance revision with rest
    It’s more important to get a good night’s sleep the night before an exam than doing more last minute revision
  9. Tackle your least favourite subjects first
    Willpower is a limited resource so tackle your toughest subjects first so you don’t run out of steam
  10. Keep focused
    Here are 10 top tips for staying focused

 

Upcoming events

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Last day of term 4, 2020.

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre.

Monday 30 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 23 Nov

23rd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre.

Friday 13 Nov

13th November Senior students go on study leave for their NCEA exams.

Monday 26 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Monday 12 Oct

12th October to 17th October Westland High School will be staging Big Fish a School production at the Regent t... [Read more]

Monday 12 Oct

Term 4 begins

Friday 25 Sep

Last day of term 3.

Friday 25 Sep

25th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]
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