This page is devoted to study skills and helping students to develop these skills.

Study skills websites

The following link is useful for students in secondary school:

The following link is for students who wish to improve their writing skills:

BBC Schools website on study skills:

Writing an academic essay - model and practice exercises Academic writing essays

University of Reading: Academic writing skills Study writing

University of Nottingham list of universities offering advice and support on study skills Writing

University of London Academic English On-line study website. An excellent resource with lots of exercises to help improve academic study skills: Academic study skills

Dictionary and Word development links

Thesarus link:

Oxford University Dictionary with puzzle and games:OUP

Visual organisers

Graphic organisers are a good way to organise your ideas whenever you need to do some writing. Here are a selection of graphic organisers:

Powerpoint presentation of key elements of Study Skills:

IB Command Terms: MYP and Diploma

Writing Booklet for MYP students

This booklet gives examples of model texts, frameworks and graphic organizers on a range of genres including: recount, narrative, expository, discursive, compare and contrast, persuasive, analysis, problem-solution, evaluation

Revision SMART booklet An on-line booklet from Teachit resources to help you plan your revision timetable

Extended Essay information framework for EE proposal: