If you were unable to make our Year 11 Information evening then all of the slides from the evening are available here.

The handy leaflet that was handed out on the evening with all the main Key Dates for Year 11 can be viewed here

Revision

Click here for a helpful video shown on the the night about revision

Click here for a set of posters with lots of revision tips.

New GCSE Grading

Click here for a helpful video which explains the new GCSE grading system.

New Science Grading System

Click here for a helpful video that explains how Science is slightly different in its grading system.

Revision Guides / Websites and Apps recommended by our Departments.

PE
CGP – GCSE AQA PHYSICAL EDUCATION for the Grade 9-1 Course – Complete Revision and Practice Guide

Geography
CGP Geography for the Grade 9-1 Course – Complete Revision and Practice Guide (buy online from the school shop which is cheaper than Amazon – http://www.parentpay.co.uk)

RE
WJEC Eduqas GCSE 9-1 Religious Studies Route 8 – MyRevision notes (Hodder)

English Language
GCSE English Language AQA Complete Revision & Practice – Grade 9-1 Course (with Online Edition) (CGP GCSE English 9-1 Revision)

English Literature
Literature guides are dependent on classes and students should talk to individual teachers.
CGP GCSE English 9-1 Revision guides are available for An Inspector Calls, Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet, A Christmas Carol, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Also New GCSE English Literature AQA Poetry Guide: Power & Conflict Anthology – for the Grade 9-1 Course (CGP GCSE English 9-1 Revision  Guide)

French revision guides
CGP – New GCSE French AQA Complete Revision & Practice (with CD & Online Edition) – Grade 9-1 Course    (FAS41).  CGP – New GCSE French AQA Exam Practice Workbook – for the Grade 9-1 Course (includes Answers)    (FAQ41)

French websites for revision

  • Vocabulary revision – Create an account on https://wwwquizlet.com to create personalised study sets of vocabulary you need to revise.
  • Join the AQA GCSE French class on emsfrench to review the vocabulary set by the exam board (AQA)

http://www.languagesonline.org.uk/Hotpotatoes/Index.htm
Good for grammar and vocabulary revision
http://funwithlanguages.vacau.com/gcsefrenew.htm#moi
Excellent interactive exercises revising the topics for the AQA exam.
Use http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/french
Revise by completing Foundation or Higher exam-style questions

German revision guides:
CGP –  New GCSE  German  AQA Complete Revision & Practice (with CD & online edition) Grade 9 – 1  (DAS41)  CGP – New GCSE German AQA Exam Practice Workbook for the grade 9 – 1 Course (DAQ41)
Vocab apps/websites for independent revision:
https://wwwquizlet.com Join the GCSE German class on lhenderson_ems to practise and consolidate vocab as well as create own study sets.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/german

Spanish revision guides
CGP – New GCSE Spanish AQA Complete Revision & Practice (with CD & Online Edition) – Grade 9-1 Course    (SPA41). 
CGP – New GCSE Spaish AQA Exam Practice Workbook – for the Grade 9-1 Course (includes Answers)    (SPA41)

Spanish websites for revision
Create an account on https://www.quizlet.com to create personalised study sets of vocabulary you need to revise.
Search ems_spanish and join the class AQA Spanish GCSE for AQA related vocabulary
https://www.memrise.com/home/
Spanish vocabulary practice with a number of different learning strategies
https://spanish-resources.com/channel/gcse-36
Good for exam-style listening practice
Apps https://www.duolingo.com/ http://www.gojimo.com

Child Development
OCR Revision guides available (lots have already been distributed to the year 11’s)
Students should download all the resources from the shared area

Business
My Revision Notes: OCR GCSE (9-1) Business (Mike Schofield)
CGP – New GCSE Business Complete Revision and Practice – for the Grade 9-1 Course

 History
The History Department are selling these (50% off retail price – see Mrs Hannah) There are 4 different areas all published by Hodder (My Revision Notes – Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History)

Maths – please use Maths watch Disc
https://corbettmaths.com/more/practice-questions/ – Practice questions.
https://corbettmaths.com/more/practice_papers/ – Practice papers
https://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/gcse.html – Edexcel topic practice questions
https://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/papers.html – Edexcel practice papers

 Music
Music Revision Websites- Vital for the wider listening and dictation sections of the exam.
http://www.Musictheory.net
https://www.teoria.com/

Computer Science:
Craig & Dave Revision Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8H6-anK0t4&list=PLCiOXwirraUAvkTPDWeeSqAKty3LAG37-

Product Design
http://www.technologystudent.com/despro_flsh/new_revison1.html  NEW DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY GCSE PRACTICE EXAMINATIONS AND MARK SCHEMES