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Year 10 – Study Skills Mentoring

The Year 10 Study Skills Mentoring programme has been designed by NSSW, using material from The Study Skills Handbook by Stella Cottrell

Course details
  • Pupils are mentored in study skills strategies
  • An 8-week programme, 1 hour/week
  • For Year 10 pupils who would benefit from small group mentoring
  • Group size is one tutor to 3 pupils
  • The content of the programme includes:
      • Learning styles and active learning strategies
      • Time management and stress management
      • Problem solving and critical thinking
  • The expected outcome is that pupils develop knowledge and implementation of effective learning and study strategies
  • The course is delivered by trained Student Ambassadors from NSSW partner institutions, supported by NSSW Institutional Officers
  • Up to 5 tutors per session, 15 pupils
  • Eligibility: NSSW selected Attainment Raising schools
  • Cost: There is no cost for eligible schools
  • The course is delivered at school, at a mutually convenient time
  • Selected Year 10 pupils must be available to attend sessions at this time, for the full 8 weeks
  • Initially, one 8-week course is available per school
  • Delivered before Easter
  • Available dates and bookings through Institutional Officers

Pupils will complete skills audits in week one and week eight. NSSW will analyse pre- and post- course data to assess progress towards raised attainment.

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