GCSE Information and Revision

For GCSE Results go here.

 

GCSE Examination Timetable 2018

Click on the image for a downloadable copy.

 

GCSE 2018

 

Useful information from Examination Boards.

 

All the exam boards we use have useful sections for parents and students with advice about exam timetables, results day, careers advice and examinations news.

To go to home page of the Examining Boards use the following web addresses:

http://web.aqa.org.uk/   (for Additional Science, Art (Fine Art), Art (Textiles), Biology, Chemistry, Business & Communication Systems, Computer Science, D&T: Food Technology, D&T: Graphic Products, D&T: Product Design, D&T: Resistant Materials, Dance, Drama, English Literature, English/English Language, French, Further Mathematics, Mathematics (Linear), Music, Physics, Religious Studies B, Science A, Spanish, Statistics)

http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/home.html  (for Geography A, Religious Studies, Physical Education, BTEC NQF Applied Science, BTEC QCF/NQF Health and Social Care, BTEC QCF/NQF Music), BTEC QCF Workskills.

http://www.ocr.org.uk   (for Citizenship Studies, History A, Cambridge National ICT)

http://www.asdan.org.uk/home

 

Past exam papers and marking schemes.

Past examinations and marking schemes are available from the Examining Boards about 9 months after they have been set. Before this they can only be accessed by schools so that they can be used for mock exams etc.

To go direct to the past papers and mark schemes use the following web addresses:

AQA Subjects:
http://www.aqa.org.uk/exams-administration/exams-guidance/find-past-papers-and-mark-schemes


Pearson (EDEXCEL) Subjects:
http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/support/support-topics/exams/past-papers.html


OCR Subjects:
http://www.ocr.org.uk/i-want-to/download-past-papers/

 

Examination Regulations and Guidance

 

Are you taking exams this summer. The instructions given for students  is here.  

Revision

 

Get Revising

 

A site that can help you study for your GCSE exams, make your own revision timetable and browse through the thousands of resources to improve your grades in all your subjects. You have to register but it's absolutely free and well worth your while. www.getrevising.co.uk


Revison Strategies

A list of strategies that can be used in revising English, that might be relevant in other subjects you are studying, can be downloaded here


 KS4 News

Year 10 Exam Timetable 2018

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Exam Stress

At this time of year many young people show disturbing signs of 'Exam Stress'.  Below are links to two websites that give suggestions to students and their parents on how to beat this.

NHS Choices

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/coping-with-exam-stress/

Childline

https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/school-college-and-work/school-college/exam-stress/

 

Revision Guides

Revision books for Year 11 only can be ordered using the downloadable application form.  This MUST be returned to school by this Wednesday March 21st.

 

 

Tutor time activities

 

To view form time activities your child should be doing in KS4, please dowload the following. It includes information on how to revise based on learning styles, copies of reference requests for school leavers, target setting, personal strength and weakness analysis and other activities.

Dowmload as a pdf or as an Ms Word document.