Exams are stressful
… especially if you’re unsure HOW to revise

Gearing up for GCSE or A Level exams? Or studying at college or university? If you haven’t developed certain skills, you may struggle with the workload.

Without a plan, you’ll find it difficult to stay on top of revision. If papers are disorganised, you’ll waste time looking for resources. And if you’re prone to procrastination, you’ll sabotage your own efforts. But the good news is that study skills can be developed. And when you discover the strategies that work best for you, there’s no limit to your success.

Most importantly, when you understand what revision entails, you’ll be equipped to study more effectively. And you’ll avoid the most common mistakes that students make before and during exams.

That’s why time management, organising and revision skills are so vital for students.

Study skills not only enhance academic performance and exam results; they also boost motivation and confidence. And whatever your career path, study skills improve personal productivity. Ultimately, study skills are life skills too.

So my aim is to coach students to become active, independent learners. And I share tips with parents on how to support teens during these testing times.

Services include:

  • Coaching for individual students (in person or by phone/zoom)
  • Workshops in schools or colleges
  • Talks for parents/carers on how to help teens prepare for exams

Study skills include:

  • Understanding what revision entails
  • Planning a study schedule and managing time
  • Organising materials, especially paperwork
  • Taking notes and creating revision resources
  • Overcoming procrastination and perfectionism
  • Improving focus and boost memory
  • Writing and editing academic assignments
  • Managing stress before, during and after exams


New workshops for 2020:

For details of all upcoming workshops, see Events.


To arrange a talk for parents or students at your school, call 078178 33319  or email

For answers to FAQs about study skills coaching, click here.

“My son found your sessions very helpful, and I’m glad to see that he’s making more effort to plan and to get more organised.”

Parent of Year 10 student, East Finchley

“I’m feeling so much more confident about exam revision since I came to your workshop. Thanks for all the great advice.”

Year 12 student, Muswell Hill

“My daughter found the workshop really useful and learnt new methods of studying. Thank you.”

Parent of Year 7 student, Mill Hill

Contact me to arrange a free 20-minute consultation by phone or skype about study skills and/or exam revision


mobile: 078178 33319

skype: jlpcoach


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