When revision time comes around, it’s always handy to have a few tricks up your sleeve to help you understand and memorise all the different facts and formulas you’ll need.

And thankfully, there are lots of useful revision apps, sites and even a few games online to help us train our brains and test our knowledge.

We’ve trawled the Internet to find the best free study tools to help you get the most out of your revision.

Get Revising

Create a colourful PDF timetable with the help of getrevising.co.uk, which will even suggest a schedule for you to follow.

Study Blue

Make those “flashy cards” online and maximise your study time .. we cannot recommend this website and app highly enough.

My Study Life

My Study Life is everything your paper planner is and more. Assignments, revision, exams? My Study Life has it covered on all of your devices. Oh, and did we mention it’s free?

Revision Ace

The Revision Ace app lets you make a revision plan, record your time spent on each subject and track your progress as you go.

Khan Academy

The Khan academy is a not-for-profit learning tool that aims to provide a world-class education to anyone with Internet access. The site includes video tutorials and tests in Maths, Science, Economics, Computer Programming and History. They have some really cool apps too!

Spark Notes

Explore English Literature texts, watch video summaries and study a host of other subjects with popular study notes site Spark Notes. Try out No Fear Shakespeare, which puts the original text side by side with a modern translation to help you pick up the story and translate new words as you go.


Revise GCSE and A-level subjects, test yourself, make a revision timetable for free and download apps from this comprehensive revision website.


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Award Winning Revision The free app to help you pass your exams The latest app for exam revision as recomended by The Times, The Guardian and the Daily Mail

The Ultimate Revision Tool

The Ultimate Revision Tool for GCSE and A-Level MADE BY TEACHERS! “Packed with tutor videos & exam revision quizzes for your GCSE.
Revision: it’s in your hands!
Featured in the top 100 Education apps in the uk

Remember The Milk

Need a neat way of creating a to-do list for your revision? Remember the Milk is an online/app simple reminder tool that de-clutters your life