Revision

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.

GCSE Revision-Clubs-Term-4-002.pdf

GCSE PE-Revision-Workshop-Schedule.pdf

 

Subject Exam Board Recommended revision guide Available through ParerntPay Y/N Recommended websites
Art and Design AQA 8202 n/a N

http://www.art2day.co.uk

http://www.bitesize

http://wwwstudentartguide.com

Museum and gallery websites

Business Studies Pearson 1BS0

Edexcel Business 9-1 course revision guide

Edexcel Business 9-1 course workbook

Y

 

 

Y

https://www.senecalearning.com

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/examspecs/z98snbk

https://www.tutor2u.net/business

Child Development and Care CACHE none available N  
Computer Science OCR J276 CGP GCSE Computer Science OCR Revision Guide Y

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0HzEBLlJxlrwBAHJ5S9JQg

https://app.senecalearning.com/classroom/course/a1ce4570-6e27-11e8-af4b-35cf52f905c2/section/65ac2e24-3b57-4598-b4dc-01e04eddee1b/session

https://themillacademy.sharepoint.com/sites/GCSEComputerScience

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/examspecs/zmtchbk

Design and Technology AQA 8552

Collins AQA GCSE Design and Technology

ISBN 9780008227401

Y  
Drama AQA 8261

Year 10: Noughts and Crosses Play Guide for AQA GCSE Drama

Year 11: The 39 Steps Play Guide for AQA GCSE Drama

N http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/drama/gcse/drama-8261
English Language AQA 8700 OUP Targeting Grade 5/9 Revise AQA GCSE English Language Workbook N

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

Ways-to-Revise-for-English-0119.pdf

English Literature AQA 8702 CGP – there are lots of guides for each specific unit/text N

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

Ways-to-Revise-for-English-0119.pdf

Food Preparation and Nutrition AQA 8585

Revision guide available from school

Collins AQA GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition

ISBN 9780008166342

Y

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

Geography Eduqas Spec B C112QS CGP Geography OCR B Specification Revision Guide Y

GCSE Bitesize

www.edmodo.com

“Geogonthebox” Youtube channel

History AQA 8145SF

One revision guide for each unit produced by Oxford University Press

Students are also provided with a copy of each textbook.

Y

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpcbv4j

https://revisionworld.com/a2-level-level-revision/history-gcse-level

https://www.tutor2u.net/history/blog/gcse-history-revision-quizzes

https://www.senecalearning.com/  - you will need to set up an account for this site.

 

Maths AQA 8300

Collins revision guide

Y

www.mymaths.co.uk

www.corbettmaths.com

www.mathswatch.com

Media Studies Eduqas C680QS Not currently available    
MFL AQA

French AQA 8658

German AQA 8668

Revision guides available in school 

Y

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

https://classroom.thenational.academy/

www.quizlet.com

www.kahoot.com

www.pearsonschools.co.uk/revise

Music Eduqas C660QS CGP GCSE Eduqas Music N http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/
PE Pearson 1PE0

Revise Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Physical Education Revision Guide

Revise Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Physical Education Revision Workbook

GCSE PE Practice papers 

Revisie GCSE PE revision cards

Y

https://www.teachpe.com/

www.brianmac.co.uk

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/examspecs/zxbg39q

Religious Studies A 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

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

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

Separate Science AQA

Biology AQA 8461

Chemistry A AQA 8462

Physics A AQA 8463

Revision Cards

Y

 

 

 

 

Y

https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/z9ddmp3
Combined Science AQA 8464

Combined Science

Revision Cards

Y

 

Y

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

Useful revision websites - General

https://www.innerdrive.co.uk/resource-filter/?choose_resource=705&choose_subject=297

 

Preparation for A Level Exams

Subject

Exam Board

Recommended revision guide

Available through ParentPay

Y/N

Useful Websites

Biology

Edexcel GCE Biology B (9BI0)

 

 

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-a-levels/biology-b-2015.html

https://studyrocket.co.uk/revision/a-level-biology-aqa 

Business Studies

Edexcel CGE

Edexcel AS/A level Business Revision Guide & Workbook: includes online edition (REVISE Edexcel GCE Business 2015)

ISBN-10: 1292213213

There are also 2 workbooks published by TUTOR2U 

N (Amazon)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Y

https://www.senecalearning.com

Chemistry

Edexcel GCE Chemistry (9CH0)

 

 

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-a-levels/chemistry-2015.html

https://www.chemguide.co.uk/

English

AQA English Literature A (7712)

Option B: Modern Times: Literature from 1945 to Present Day

Choose revisions guides for the texts you are studying  

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/english/as-and-a-level/english-literature-a-7711-7712/assessment-resources

 
 
History

AQA GCE

(7042)

Oxford AQA History for A Level: Tsarist and Communist Russia 1855-1964 Revision Guide

N

(Easily available on Amazon)

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/history/as-and-a-level/history-7041-7042/subject-content/1h-tsarist-and-communist-russia,-18551964

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/history/as-and-a-level/history-7041-7042/subject-content/2b-the-wars-of-the-roses,-14501499

Physics

AQA GCE Physics (7408)

 

 

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/as-and-a-level/physics-7407-7408 

Religious Studies AQA 7062

Textbooks:

Year 1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/AQA-level-Religious-Studies-Year-ebook/dp/B01FG6PPSO/ref=pd_sim_ebk_14_2/258-3976570-7746811?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B01FG6PPSO&pd_rd_r=0a197b13-cc5f-4a9a-8825-242329ed9b10&pd_rd_w=mrXmG&pd_rd_wg=5rizP&pf_rd_p=538a73b0-f31b-4f02-8637-79c64aaecbdf&pf_rd_r=BS9BB6VPRT33JFM882C2&psc=1&refRID=BS9BB6VPRT33JFM882C2

Year 2: https://www.amazon.co.uk/level-Religious-Studies-Year-Level-ebook/dp/B072Q1LCQB/ref=pd_sim_ebk_14_3/258-3976570-7746811?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B072Q1LCQB&pd_rd_r=0a197b13-cc5f-4a9a-8825-242329ed9b10&pd_rd_w=mrXmG&pd_rd_wg=5rizP&pf_rd_p=538a73b0-f31b-4f02-8637-79c64aaecbdf&pf_rd_r=BS9BB6VPRT33JFM882C2&psc=1&refRID=BS9BB6VPRT33JFM882C2

Revision guides:

Christianity and Dialogues https://www.amazon.co.uk/Revision-Notes-level-Religious-Studies-ebook/dp/B07CM8FFHC/ref=pd_sim_ebk_14_1/258-3976570-7746811?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B07CM8FFHC&pd_rd_r=6c2e62e2-c404-4a2b-bd1b-524488e4d8b2&pd_rd_w=h6Vft&pd_rd_wg=P39nf&pf_rd_p=538a73b0-f31b-4f02-8637-79c64aaecbdf&pf_rd_r=47F2SZS3TXYF0SYNA8M9&psc=1&refRID=47F2SZS3TXYF0SYNA8M9

Philosophy and Ethics https://www.amazon.co.uk/Revision-Notes-level-Religious-Studies/dp/151042587X

N

(Easily available on Amazon)

Christianity: https://www.reonline.org.uk/subject-knowledge/16-plus-christianity/

Philosophy: https://www.reonline.org.uk/subject-knowledge/16-plus-philosophy/

Ethics: https://www.reonline.org.uk/subject-knowledge/16-ethics/

Sociology AQA

Year 1 text book:  Sociology for AQA, Vol. 1: AS and 1st-Year A Level

Year 1 revision book: Sociology for AQA Revision Guide 1: AS and 1st-Year A Level ..

Year 2 text bookSociology for AQA Volume 2: 2nd-Year A Level

Year 2 revision book: Sociology for Aqa Revision Guide 2: 2nd-Year a Level

 

Revision sites: https://www.senecalearning.com/

 

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