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Preparing for academic work

  • Be

    Diligent

    about doing your homework (prep) when it should be done – don’t put it off

  • Be

    Honest

    if you haven’t finished a piece of work in time, say so and take the consequences

  • Be

    Organised

    work out what you are doing during the day and where you need to be when, then ask if you don’t know

  • Be

    Mindful

    of the need to include leisure or relaxing time during your day

  • Be

    Curious

    explore your favourite subject by joining societies and clubs.

  • Remember

    You will probably struggle with some of the work, but so will everybody else

  • Remember

    Ask your teachers, especially your tutor or form master, for help and clarification

  • Remember

    Ask questions in class - your teachers will expect you to do so

  • Remember

    Explore the library and meet the librarians – they will want to help you

  • Remember

    Everyone is there to help you and wants you to succeed

  • Remember

    Making a mistake is not a crisis

  • Remember

    This is your chance to gain the best possible qualifications, so go for it

  • Remember

    Dream dreams