Surbiton POP! Talks: Revision SLAM
ABOUTSurbiton POP! Talks: a series of informative, fun and engaging talks created as part of our community outreach programme at Surbiton High School - aimed at students, teachers, parents, alumni and indeed anyone at all with a thirst for thinking and a curiosity for the world around us. POP! Talks is a not-for-profit initiative and any proceeds go towards local community projects.
REVISION SLAM: RETHINK YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS
WEDNESday 26 APRIL, 7.00PM - 8.30pm
Hosted live oN YOUTUBE WITH STUART BIRD
In perfect time for exam season, this POP! Talk features award-winning speakers’ insights on effective revision strategies. We delve into cognitive science, effective retrieval practice and a positive, productive mindset to set yourself up for success during the revision process.
Revision SLAM! is invaluable, engaging and essential for anyone looking to improve exam revision. Student, parent or teacher: you are sure to gain valuable insights and practical strategies that you can apply immediately.
Peps Mccrea, Dean of Learning Design at Ambition Institute, Director at Steplab, and the author of the ultra-concise High Impact Teaching series.
Leading expert in retrieval theory and the science of memory, Peps provides a whistle-stop tour of the big ideas that spill out of the evidence around memory and how we can leverage them to boost learning.
An award-winning teacher, educator, designer, and author, Peps is Dean of Learning Design at Ambition Institute, Director at Steplab, and author of the ultra-concise ‘High Impact Teaching’ series.
Lola Anderson, Surbiton High alumni, U23 gold medallist, 2022 European Champion
After leaving Surbiton High School, Lola graduated with a 2:1 in English Literature from Newcastle University before joining the British Rowing team as a full-time athlete in 2021. She has raced and medalled internationally at Junior, Under 23 and Senior level. The pinnacle of her sporting achievements thus far include Women’s Single Sculls at the world’s most famous regatta: Henley Royal – Gold; Senior European Championships – Gold; and incredibly last year the Senior World Championships in Racice, Czech Republic: Bronze. Let’s state that plainly. At 24 years old, she is the third best in the world. Not bad, eh?
Lola will be talking about how her preparations for sporting achievements are directly transferrable to the academic arena. She will detail goal setting and time management within a daily routine. Also, the crucial importance of maintaining a positive mindset by exercising control over our own personal perspective. Lastly, she will address the effectiveness of visualisation. How to visualise success in order to achieve it – and how it can help motivate, as well as calm us down, by preparing the mind.
Lauren Steadman, Paralympic Triathlon Champion, three-time World Champion and seven-time European Champion
Lauren was born without her lower right arm and has proudly represented Team GB in the para triathlon’s inaugural entry to the Paralympic Games at Rio 2016, where Lauren achieved the Silver medal. Five years later, Lauren returned to the Games stronger than ever at Tokyo 2020. Lauren made history as she crossed the finish line in Tokyo, winning the Paralympic Champion title for Team GB.
Lauren will be talking about her sporting achievements, her focus on determination, and what it takes to be a Para-Olympian.
William Wadsworth, Learning Psychologist, Lead Investigator at Revision Census 20233, Founder & Director of Learning, Exam Study Expert
William Wadsworth is a Cambridge University-educated psychologist and independent learning science researcher. He achieved top 0.01% exam results through school and University and is passionate about helping students land top grades at school and university. He is the author of the best-selling exam technique book Outsmart Your Exams, and runs the popular Exam Study Expert blog and podcast, reaching a worldwide audience of hundreds of thousands of students each year.
Surbiton POP! Talks: a series of informative, fun and engaging talks created as part of our community outreach programme at Surbiton High School - aimed at students, teachers, parents, alumni and indeed anyone at all with a thirst for thinking and a curiosity for the world around us. POP! Talks is a not-for-profit initiative, and any proceeds go towards local community projects.