* 1. What is your tutor group?

* 2. Are you male or female?

* 3. Please rate the following variables according to how important you feel they have been to your progress

  Very important Quite important Not really important
Strong classroom management which creates focused learning environment
Explicit feedback that tells you EXACTLY what to do to improve - not just what needs to be improved.
Homework that you feel is useful to your progress
Pace/pitch of lesson - positive high challenge, including how teacher 'spins' targets (positively, in a motivational way - or otherwise)
Being grouped by ability - sets
Specific guidance on what and how to revise - in 'do-able' chunks
Teacher knowledge - exam technique
Teacher knowledge - subject knowledge
Teacher's positive mood/humour/optimism
Teacher strict on effort/achievement - can't get away with less than good - consistent consequences
Teachers revisiting topics to embed learning
Teachers sharing scheme of work/termly plans
Where you sit in class - position in room and next to whom

* 4. During KS4, roughly how long have you spent on homework (not including revision) on average, per week

* 5. We understand that you really don't like doing homework, but try and separate how much you dislike it from how useful to your progress it might be.
How helpful to your progress is the homework set in each of your subjects?

  It is always useful, even if it's not enjoyable Generally it is a useful activity, even if I don't enjoy doing it Sometimes it feels useful, but definitely not always I never feel that the homework set is helping me to make progress.
English
Maths
Science Double
Science Triple
French
RE
History
Geography
Art
Business
Media
Dance
Music
Computing 
Design Technology
Health and Social care
PE
Food Tech
Spanish
Gujarati

* 6. At what point in KS4 did you realise that your results mattered and start to consciously work harder overall in school, towards getting the best grades you could?

* 7. Thinking about independent study, (what you did at home, not what happened in class) overall, how well do you feel you revised/prepared for your GCSE examinations?

* 8. And how MUCH time have you spent working on average, including homework, once you started revising?

* 9. When did you start to do more at home than just your homework – when did you actively start revising/going over work again?

* 10. With hindsight do you feel you started at the right time or do you wish you had started earlier/later?

* 11. Did anybody in particular motivate you to start working/work harder/revise?

* 12. Did anybody at home help to support you in any way during the revision process? What did they do? How did it help?

* 13. Did you attend any intervention/revision sessions/Easter revision classes?
What?

* 14. How helpful were they?

* 15. Overall, did you feel pretty organized and in control of your revision?

* 16. If not, did you feel you could get help in getting organized/getting started?

* 17. Do you feel you were sufficiently helped to organize your revision/to know how to revise in tutor time?

* 18. In each of your GCSE subjects, how well prepared did you feel in terms of revision support and exam preparation?

  Really well supported - clear help and guidance Fairly well - some support and guidance Not particularly well - little help or guidance
English
Maths
Science
French
Gujarati
RE
History
Geography
Business Studies
Computing
Product Design
Food Tech
PE
Dance
Art
Music
Textiles
Photography 
Spanish 
Italian 

* 19. If you don’t feel you have prepared as well as you should have, what are the main reasons behind your lack of revision? Tick as many as apply

* 20. Did you use GCSE pod?

* 21. If so, was it useful?

* 22. Did you use any websites/apps for revision purposes? If so which ones and did they help?

* 23. How else could people at school have helped you to succeed?

* 24. What advice would you give to a year 10 who has all this to come next year?

* 25. All subjects provide feedback on your work to enable you to improve it and to make rapid progress. In which subjects was the feedback most helpful?

* 26. Each subject provided students with revision guides/checklists. Which did you use and which did you find most useful?

  Very Useful  Quite Useful  Not at all Useful  Didn't Use 
English
Maths
Science 
French 
Gujarati
RE
History
Geography 
Business Studies
Computing
Product Design 
Food Tech 
PE 
Dance 
Art 
Textiles
Photography 
Spanish 
Italian 
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