Revision

Year 11 Parent Forum - Preparation for GCSE Exams

In the documents below you will find copies of the presentation from the forum held in March 2018, also included are copies of all the subject handounts.

 

The Henry Box School hold numerous extra curricular clubs and study groups for GCSE revision. These are open to both Year 10 and Year 11 students. Details of these can be found below.

KS4-extra-curricular-clubs-T4-2017-2018.pdf

KS5-extra-curricular-clubs-T4-2017-2018.pdf

Subject

Exam Board

Recommended revision guide

Sold in school? Y/N

Cost

Recommended websites

Art

AQA 4200

N/A

N

 

http://www.bitesize

http://wwwstudentartguide.com

Museum and gallery websites

Business Studies

 CGP GCSE

Edexcel Business 9-1 course revision guide

Edexcel Business 9-1 course workbook

Y

 

 

Y

£2.75 for revision guide

 

£2.75 for workbook

http://www.scoop.it/t/gcse-business-the-henry-box-school

Child Development & care

CACHE

None available

N

 

 

Computer Science

OCR J276

CGP GCSE Computer Science OCR Revision Guide

Y

£2.80

https://courses.exa.foundation/enrol/index.php?id=2

https://www.bbc.com/education/subjects/z34k7ty

D&T (1-9)

AQA 8552

Collins AQA GCSE Design and Technology

ISBN 9780008227401

Y

£4.05

 

Drama

AQA 4240

None available

N

 

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/drama/gcse/drama-8261

English Lang

AQA 8700

OUP Targeting Grade 5/9 Revise AQA GCSE English Language Workbook

N

Approx £10

https://www.bbc.com/education/examspecs/zcbchv4
http://mrbruff.com/

English Lit

AQA 8702

CGP – there are lots of guides for each specific unit/text

N

Approx £6

https://www.bbc.com/education/examspecs/zxqncwx
http://mrbruff.com/

Food Preparation & Nutrition

AQA 8585

Revision guide available from school

Collins AQA GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition

ISBN 9780008166342

Y

£4.05

http://www.nutrition.org.uk/

Geography B

OCR J385

CGP Geography OCR B Specification Revision Guide

Y

£3.50

GCSE Bitesize

www.edmodo.com

“Geogonthebox” Youtube channel

History Route A

WJEC 4330

N/A – core texts and History department revision guides are best

Yes (Core texts are issued to students for each module)

None

http://www.apartheidmuseum.org/resources

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/tch_wjec/usa19292000/

http://www.hodderplus.co.uk/myrevisionnotes/gcse-history/wjec/

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/gcse-wjec-history-revise-better/id844089238?mt=8

(WJEC REVISION APP)

ICT

WJEC 4330

N/A

N/A

N

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

http://revisionworld.com/gcse-revision/ict

Maths

CGP GCSE

CGP GCSE Edexcel Business 9-1 course revision guide

CGP GCSE Edexcel Business 9-1 course workbook

Y

£2.75

www.mymaths.co.uk

www.corbettmaths.com

www.kerboodle.com

www.mathswatch.com

www.justmaths.co.uk

MFL

AQA

Revision Guide available from school

Y

£2

www.linguastars.com (see teacher for passwords)

www.languagesonline.org.uk

Music

Edexcel 9-1

CGP GCSE Edexcel Music

N

£14.99

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/

PE

 

Revise Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Physical Education Revision Guide

Revise Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Physical Education Revision Workbook

Y

 

 

 

Y

£2.75 for revision guide

 

£2.75 for workbook

http://www.teachpe.com/

RS

AQA A (8062)

Students are given in-house revision guides, also available electronically.

Students can also purchase CGP RS Revision Guide or the OUP RS Revision Guide

Y

 

 

Y

£5.95

 

 

£9.99

https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/Student/books_gcse_rs.book_RAR41

https://global.oup.com/education/product/9780198422839/?region=uk

Separate Science

AQA

AQA Biology

AQA Chemistry

AQA Physics

Y

£4.05

https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/z9ddmp3

Combined Science

AQA

AQA Combined Science

Y

£9.15

https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/z9ddmp3

Textiles

AQA 4570

Lonsdale Essentials – Textiles

Y

Free

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

Resistant Materials

AQA 4560

Lonsdale Essentials – Resistant Materials

Y

Free

www.technologystudent.com

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

Systems & Controls

AQA 4565

Lonsdale Essentials - Electronics

Nelson Thornes GCSE Systems & Control Technology

Y

 

 

N

Free

www.technologystudent.com

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

 

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