Sacred Heart Secondary School
Sunnyside, Drogheda, Co Louth
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Careers Articles
SHS Aiming Higher - A Third Level Guide for Parents  
Open Days & Third Level Prep
SHS How to Get the Most out of Open Days 
Organisation & Study Skills
SHS Making the Transition to Secondary School 
SHS How to Lighten your School Bag 
SHS Junior Cycle Study Action Plan 
Subject Choice
SHS Subject Choice Checklist for Third Year and TY 
Mental Health
SHS Taking Care of Yourself in Leaving Cert Year and Beyond 
SHS The Importance of Sleep When Preparing for Exams 
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Internet Safety
SHS Guide for Parents/Guardians to Snapchat App 
SHS Screen Time - Recommendations for Parents 



SHS Junior Cycle Study Action Plan

 

 

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Tips for your Place of Study

 

Study by yourself in a quiet room

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Not too hot, not too cold

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Have good lighting on desk

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Keep desk free from clutter

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Avoid interruption

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Ensure my chair is suitable

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Assign study times and let friends know!

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No TV / Radio / Internet distractions

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Have necessary books, copies, pens etc. to hand

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Study desk for study only!

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Organisation

 

Use a timetable

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Include leisure time in weekly timetable

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Set time limits every question or topic you study

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Motivation and Goal Setting Tips

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Attend all classes

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Look after your health

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Reading Skill Tips

 

 

SURVEY - the information necessary to focus more sharply on the   material

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Questions: Who? What? Where? When? Why?

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READ - fill in the information around questions

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RECALL - test how much you can remember of what you just read

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REVIEW - reinforce what you have just learned

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Tips for Taking Notes

 

Take notes as often as possible

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Keep notes brief but informative

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Organise Notes

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Main points only

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Make notes clear

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Watch for clues

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Use own words

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Use visual cues and reminders

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Tips to Improve   Exam Performance

 

Read the questions and instructions!

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Allocate time for each question

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Begin with your best question

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Plan answers in the exam

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Keep an eye on the time

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Don’t waffle

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If you have time to spare, re-read   your work

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Use notes

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Bring a drink!

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