Now that exams are nearly here you might want to make use of websites to help with your revision.  We have listed below a mixture of general revision websites, subject specific sites and websites to help you cope with the added stress that exam time can bring.  Remember your teachers are here to support you and want you to achieve your best – make sure you speak to them about any concerns or questions that you have – they are here to help.

General Websites

Bright Red Publishing – FREE revision guides, online activities and links for lots of N5 and Higher subjects *you need to create a free account

BBC Bitesize – National 5

BBC Bitesize – Higher

BBC Bitesize app – Apple itunes version

BBC Bitesize app – Google play android version

Higher revision guides – produced by the National Parent Forum Scotland

Higher Still Notes – various Higher courses

National 5: Revision in a nutshell – guides for every National 5 subject including links to past papers

SCHOLAR – Higher  *password required – see your teacher for details – our friends at Scholar have produced a helpful guide for you – Scholar revision guide

SQA Past Papers and Marking Schemes – N5 and Higher

SQA study guides – advice, guides and links from SQA on creating a study plan, note taking tips, coping with stress and getting it right on the day

SQA My study plan – Create your own study plan on iPod Touch and iPhone with the SQA’s MyStudyPlan application. This great service lets you import your exam schedule and use it to generate your study plan.

Radio 1 Exam Revision Guide – helpful advice from Radio 1

Palgrave revision strategies – helpful tips for individual and group revision

Study Ninja app – build your own personalised study plan based on your exam times, their importance and when you want to study. Learn awesome Study Ninja techniques through a series of mini-games and overcome your fear of failure.

Twig on Glow – premium resource for Maths, Geography & Sciences available for free, once logged in to Glow

Additional Subject Specific Websites

Belmont Modern Studies – N4/5 Modern Studies notes

Belmont Modern Studies – Higher Modern Studies notes

Close Reading Hints and Tips (Higher) – Higher English Close Reading help

Free National 5 Practice Papers – N5 Maths practice papers

Pass Computing – Higher Computing

ScotLanAngus – N5 English Scottish Texts revision site

Tutor2U – Higher Business Management (GCSE – some not applicable)

Languages Online – German, French and Spanish topic/grammar revision

Languages Resources – German, French and Spanish Higher and N5 revision links

Harris Academy Chemistry – N5 Chemistry revision notes

Additional support out of class

Don’t forget we offer a large number of supported study sessions during lunchtimes and after school – you can view the current timetable here.

Study Skills Parent Information evening

We hold a Study Skills information evening every 2 years:


Lots of your subjects are tweeting – make sure you are following them to receive advice, links and help during the exam diet.

Our department Twitter accounts

Exam timetable

The SQA will publish the exam timetable on their website.  You will be receiving your personal exam timetable after the Easter holidays, giving details of your room, start time and alternative assessment arrangements where applicable.  Please check this carefully – we are able to change the start time by up to 30 minutes to fit in with the school day.