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More National 5 History Topics on Achieve

MORE NATIONAL 5 HISTORY TOPICS ON ACHIEVE Following requests from History departments, we have added several new National 5 History topics to Achieve. The current list of topics now covers: The Era of the Great War Atlantic Slave Trade Hitler and the Rise of Nazi Germany Scottish Wars of Independence The Making of Modern Britain Migration … Read More

KEEP LEARNING WHILE SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

KEEP LEARNING WHILE SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED With education establishments closed for the foreseeable future, what does this mean if you are a senior phase student at secondary school?   A few months off school may be quite appealing – no studying, no assessments, no homework and no exams to sit.  Time to chill, hang out with … Read More

HASHTAG LEARNING: OUR REPSONSE TO NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Hashtag Learning: Our response to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Like many people in education, the team at Hashtag Learning are following developments of the COVID-19 situation and our Government’s guidance and response. At the time of writing, the majority of Scottish schools remain open and exams are still due to be held in May-June. However, we … Read More

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National 5 Exams – Coping with Stress and Anxiety

National 5 Exams – Coping with Stress and Anxiety Are you someone who experiences stress or anxiety when sitting exams? Do you feel like a bag of nerves going into the exam room? Does stress affect your performance during the exam? Does stress affect your performance during the exam? For many students, sitting tests and … Read More

National 5 Exam Advice

National 5 Exam Advice For many students, sitting tests and exams can be stressful.  Good study and revision techniques will make sure that you are well prepared but there’s a lot you can do during the exam to improve your chances of doing well.  This is called ‘exam technique’. This National 5 exam advice will … Read More

Achieve Better Grades in National 5 Exams

Achieve Better Grades in National 5 Exams There is a lot you can do to improve your grades in SQA National 5 exams. One of the most important things you can do to boost your chances of success is to prepare properly for each exam. Here are some National 5 study tips and techniques that … Read More

National 5 Modern Studies: Command words

National 5 Modern Studies Exam technique: command words Command words are the words and phrases used in National 5 exams and other assessment tasks that tell students how they should answer the question.  There are five types of questions used in the N5 Modern Studies exam paper and  you should be aware of how to … Read More

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National 5 Computing Science: HTML Revision Resources

National 5 Computing Science HTML National 5 Computing Science students are expected to be able use HTML code in both the assignment and the final exam. They need to know the following HTML code: <html> <head> <title> <body> <h1> to <h6> <p> <div> <link> internal and external <a href> links <img> <audio> <video> lists <li<, … Read More

National 5 exam key words and commands

Command words are the words and phrases used in National 5 exams and other assessment tasks that tell students how they should answer the question. You should be aware of the following command words and know how to respond to them when they appear in exam essay questions. DescribePresent a picture of something in words, … Read More

Five National 5 Study Tips to Kickstart 2020

Follow our five National 5 study tips to increase your chances of a higher grade. 1. Start now Don’t leave revision to the week before your SQA exam! It’s much better to start during your course, as early as possible in the New Year. You may think that there is a lot of time between … Read More