Study Skills– Learning To Learn

Study Guides for 1st , 2nd ,3rd, 5th & 6th Year

These booklets address the issues of study beyond the time spent doing homework. It defines study and examines how the mind processes information. There is a 1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year, 5th year, & 6th year version. The 1st & 2nd year ones are identical. The others, while they have overlapping content, have issues specific to that year. All version have an expanded section looking at the emotional blocks to study covering, the sign & symptoms of avoiding study, self-esteem, defining students solely by the academic ability, avoid the pain of study, taking responsibility, etc.

Please note that all the material is published by the Institute of Guidance Counsellors and is copyrighted. Individuals are free to copy these booklets provided it is not for financial gain.

Click below to view the relevant Study Guide book.

Transition to Secondary School

First year

Second year

Third year

Fifth year

Sixth year



Study Methods

  • Note Taking Help Website with lots of very useful information on taking notes
  • SQ3R Method Well tried technique to structure study and revision
  • Stress Fact sheet on Stress
  • Study Guide for Parents 


Other study resourses (click on the image)



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