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Make the Most of Your Christmas Holidays
If you are looking for some inspiration on how to make the most of your free time this Christmas Holidays here are our tips:
☕ Get plenty of rest and look after yourself. The winter term always seems to stretch on, so it's important to take some time off. While it's great to be ambitious and tackle revision, finish your EPQ, and engage in super curricular activities, it's crucial to avoid burning out. Be sure to prioritise rest and spend quality time with loved ones.
📕 Pick up a book. There are numerous captivating and intriguing books that can bring you joy while reading, without making you feel like you're studying. And here's something you may not have realised: fiction can also be considered super curricular, as long as it relates to your subject and allows you to draw relevant insights from it.
🎬 Pick up a film. The Christmas holidays provide the perfect opportunity to indulge in the magic of film. Take a break from books and explore captivating movies that are related to your favourite subject. By doing so, you can check off some of those super curricular activities from your list. For many great film suggestions, be sure to visit our Instagram page.
🎄 Immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit by engaging in a festive activity that relates to your subject. Explore the rich history of Christmas, delve into the economics of the holiday season, attend a captivating science Christmas lecture, or indulge in the joy of creating Christmas crafts. There are countless ways to embrace the essence of Christmas while expanding your knowledge and enjoying yourself.
🕖 Organise your schedule wisely. Take the time to plan your holiday so that you can have a proper break while also ensuring that you allocate enough time to complete all of your homework. If you have mock exams scheduled after the holidays, it's important to create a sensible revision timetable and commit to following it every day. The Christmas holidays often have an unpredictable pattern of days, filled with various family activities scattered throughout. To overcome this, choose a specific time of day to focus on your work and make sure your family is aware of it. It's best to tackle your studies in the morning, allowing the rest of your day to be free for relaxation and enjoyment.
🍰 Treat yourself. Staying focused and productive amidst numerous distractions and temptations can be quite challenging. That's why it's important to treat yourself when you accomplish a task, whether it's completing an essay, taking detailed notes, or acquiring new knowledge. By rewarding yourself, you'll not only stay motivated but also enhance your overall productivity..
We wish you a wonderful and restful Christmas break, that we are sure is well-deserved.