National 5: Revision in a Nutshell

These Revision in a Nutshell National 5 subject guides supplement learning and revision in class. They are organised alphabetically, by subject, covering 20 subjects which have exams and for which the SQA has provided relevant past paper questions. Please check with your teacher to ensure that the guides are relevant to you.  The SQA Specimen Paper and the marking instructions are the most important documents to look at – the BBC Bitesize guides are also really helpful and provide different revision materials.  See our Pointers for Parents and Pupils for more information.  Feedback on these is very welcome.   Good luck!

Our general guide to revision for parents and pupils, which contains links to key SQA and Education Scotland information,  is Pointers for Parents and Pupils: pointersforparents

View the SQA National 5 Specimen Papers for every subject with an exam here

BBC Bitesize revision resources are available in most National 5 subjects here

PDFs for National 5 Revision subject guides:

Biology: nutshells_revision_N5_biology
Business Management:  nutshells_revision_N5_businessmanagement
Classical Studies: nutshells_revision_N5_classicalstudies
Computing Science: nutshells_revision_N5_computingscience
Design & Manufacture:nutshells_revision_N5_design&manufacture
Engineering Science:nutshells_revision_N5_engineeringscience
English: nutshells_revision_N5_english
French: nutshells_revision_N5_french
Geography: nutshells_revision_N5_geography
Graphic Communication: nutshells_revision_N5_graphiccommunication
Health & Food Technology: nutshells_revision_N5_health&foodtechnology
History: nutshells_revision_N5_history
Mathematics: nutshells_revision_N5_mathematics
Modern Studies: nutshells_revision_N5_modernstudies
Physics: nutshells_revision_N5_physics
Religious, Moral & Philosophical Studies: nutshells_revision_N5_RMPS
Spanish: nutshells_revision_N5_spanish