Study Skills

Study Skills

Lessons in Study Skills are an essential support for many students who would benefit from help with revision planning, time management, essay writing and related matters.

Study skills will cover the following areas:

When and where to study – what suits you as an individual

Making notes in and out of the lesson

How best to tackle homework

Planning for tests/management of revision

Time management

Personal development planning

Essay writing

Use of IT, libraries and resources

Communication with Teachers

Keeping up your motivation

Working with other people

Managing stress

The Oxford City Library

Membership of the Oxford City Library (two minutes, walking) is arranged for all students. On their first day there is an induction session to show new students the facilities of the library.

The facilities are impressive. Oxford library provides a quiet place to work with large desks and good lighting – making it the perfect environment for  homework. The resources available to support work include textbooks, quality magazines and journals, CD-ROMS, the web and shelves of additional published materials.

Oxford Library has an extensive collection of University, UCAS and gap year books, magazines and articles. Students  can also research  careers in which they  may be interested.