Study Strategy – Mnemonics

In last week’s Dean’s Assembly, Head Boy Bryan Law shared with the Year 11s a study strategy that he has found very helpful for his success. Mnemonics are a helpful tool to commit things to memory. Examinations require us to have knowledge of certain facts that we need to recall in an exam context. This might be concepts and terminology in Science or quotes from a text in English. Mnemonics are a memory system where you use key letters to form acronyms that will trigger your memory in an exam context. This website has further examples and ideas about how to use them. And here is an example:

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