Useful Information

Exam / Revision Help and Resources

This page contains useful information for Year 11, including Revision Guides, timetables and other information. Mrs Lewis is the Exam Officer and Mr Morgan deals with Examinations. If you need help, eg your personal exam timetable, then please speak to them. Year 10 students can look in their area for further information.

 

Summer Timetable <- Click Here

 

HOW TO REVISE

Revision guides for sale that may be of use

 

How to help your child to revise successfully. Powerpoint presentation of ideas.

Intervention Information for May/June

Useful sites :

https://getrevising.co.uk/

https://revisionworld.com/

BBC Bitesize contains lots of useful information and quick tests to help you revise : http://www.bbc.co.uk/education

 

A new website produces Podcasts for some different GCSE subjects - these are not free however : https://www.audiopi.co.uk/

 

TOP TIPS ON REVISION

https://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/2016/apr/19/students-revise-exams-revision-science

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sponsored/education/the-axis/your_career/11617722/successful-exam-revision-techniques.html

http://www.wikihow.com/Revise-Quickly-and-Effectively

 

Help about Exam Stress and Revision from Radio 1 / 1 Extra : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AgswlakjRw

SUBJECT HELP :

ENGLISH LITERATURE REVISION SHEET

Download the PIXL English App for Android or iPhone 

English Language

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zr9d7ty

Blog: http://learningfrommymistakesenglish.blogspot.co.uk/2015/06/notes-on-scandal-i-mean-notes-on-new.html

Revision guides (make sure they are for the new specification and using grades 9-1)

 

English Literature

School books/notes

Specification, past papers, mark schemes: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/english/gcse/english-literature-8702

                ‘A Christmas Carol’

Online text: http://literature.org/authors/dickens-charles/christmas-carol/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zcs8qty

                ‘An Inspector Calls’

Online text: http://www.thehazeleyacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/An-Inspector-Calls-Full-Text.pdf

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/english_literature/dramainspectorcalls/

                ‘Macbeth’

Online text: http://shakespeare.mit.edu/macbeth/full.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zwws39q

                Poetry anthology ‘Love and Relationships’

All poems are online

Audio tutorials: https://www.audiopi.co.uk/subjects/english-literature/gcse/aqa/aqa-poetry-anthology-love-and-relationships

Revision guides (make sure they are for the new specification and using grades 9-1)

Also Mr Bruff’s You Tube page

 

Maths

Download the Pixl App for Android or IPhone

School ID: GE1830

User ID: Surname followed by first letter of first name

Password: First name

 

Maths Watch is a set of mathematics resources (videos and worksheets)

You can buy a Disk from the Finance Trolley for £4

Practise Exam Papers

You can buy practise exam papers from finance for 50p each or you can buy 2 packs and get 1 free for £1. These are practise papers provided by the Edexcel the Exam Board.

www.corbettmaths.com  This is an excellent website with lots of resources that would help revision.

5 questions a day
Worksheets
Practise papers
Quizzes

 

Science

Biology B1 Powerpoint

Biology B2 Powerpoint

Biology B3 Powerpoint

Chemistry C1 Powerpoint 

Chemistry C2 Powerpoint

Chemistry C3 Powerpoint

Physics P1 Powerpoint

Physics P2 Powerpoint

Physics P3 Powerpoint

 

Geography and History

Saturday Schools for Geography are 13th May and 11th June

Saturday Schools for History are 3rd June and 11th June.

We recommend BBC Bitesize for both subjects. Additionally, Geography students have all been given a Revision guide to use, a workbook and exam questions.

RE

Past papers for RE (unit 2 and 3 only) are here: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/religious-studies/gcse/religious-studies-b-4055/past-papers-and-mark-schemes

GCSE Bitesize can be used and there is Saturday School for RE on 13th May

RE - answering questions

 

Computing

http://www.teach-ict.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhQAirT5Hwc  

 

Business

For business, each of the students have been given a text book and revision to use. They have also been working through all of the key terms/theory, and have been given a resource with it all on.

 

Modern Foreign Languages

French listening and reading exam is on 16th May and Spanish is on 19th May. 

This is the audio for the pink Pearson AQA Workbook which all year 11s doing French have been given : www.pearsonschools.co.uk/mflrevisionaudio

Then click on AQA French Revision workbook.

Spanish – all students have been given a CPG Revision guide which they can revise from. 

 

PE

Unit 1 Powerpoint

 

ENGINEERING 

There are no revision guides commercially available for Pearson GCSE Engineering.  Mr Barrett has produced revision guides for students wmade up of past questions. They all have a copy and write notes in the booklet as revision.