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Year 11 Revision Materials

It is recommended that every student purchases or uses these free resources so that they have everything they need to help with their revision.

SUBJECT

EXAM BOARD

RECOMMENDED REVISION RESOURCES

Art & Design

OCR

No Revision Guide but examples of work are available on the exam board site

Business Studies

AQA (A)

AQA (A) GCSE Business Studies Revision Guide Paperback  by Neil Denby (Author) - given to students

Food Preparation & Nutrition

Eduqas

Pupils will be provided with a copy of CGP Food Prep & Nutrition Revision Book for free.  

All pupils have access to a copy of a GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition digital textbook, via www.illuminate.digital/eduqasfood. Pupils have been issued with login details.

 

There is a revision guide to accompany the digital textbook which parents may wish to purchase to support their son/daughter:

Eduqas GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition

Jayne Hill

ISBN 9781908682871

 

Child Development

CACHE

Award in Child Development and Care, Penny Tassoni and Louise Burnham (Authors) Hodder Education (Publisher) ISBN 9781510416529

Computer Science

OCR J276

Collins OCR GCSE Revision guide – ISBN 978-0-00-822747.

OCR GCSE (9-1) Computer Science Paperback  – 15 Jun 2016 by S Robson (Author),    P M Heathcote (Author)   Publisher: PG Online Limited (15 Jun. 2016)

ISBN-10: 1910523089

Drama

OCR 1-9

The books that are helpful are:

Blood Brothers by Willy Russell – Play Script

Blood Brothers: York Notes for GCSE by Mr David Grant

Grade 9-1 GCSE English Text Guide - Blood Brothers by CGP books

Economics

AQA

No revision guides available.  However, the students have the text book that they are given and this is the only book available to go with the AQA course.

English Language

AQA

New GCSE English Language AQA Complete Revision & Practice - Grade 9-1 Course (with Online Edition)
LINK: https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/Parent/books_gcse_english_new.books_gcse_englishlanguage.book_ENAS42

FREE WEBSITES:
http://www.aqa.org.uk/student-support/for-students/revision
http://literarydevices.net/ -- covers the basics and some high-level devices, with clear examples
https://www.vocabulary.com/articles/chooseyourwords/ - sign up and expand your vocabulary; learn new words. An app is also available that will ping you new words as often as you like.
https://quizlet.com/136630049/flashcards - build flashcards and quizzes for subject terminology, content, exam skills, etc. Search ‘GCSE Language’ 
https://verbocity.com – expands your vocabulary, teaches you new words. Can trial for free. Choose ACT from the drop-down list.

Revision APP: GCSE POD

English Literature

AQA

Text 1: Shakespeare

Your son or daughter will have studied one of the following:

Revision Guide

Workbook

Macbeth: York Notes for GCSE (9-1)

ISBN: 9781447982203

Publisher: Pearson Education Limited

Macbeth: York Notes for GCSE (9-1) Workbook

ISBN: 9781292100814

Publisher: Pearson Education Limited

Romeo and Juliet: York Notes for GCSE (9-1)

ISBN: 9781447982234

Publisher: Pearson Education Limited

Romeo and Juliet: York Notes for GCSE (9-1) Workbook

ISBN: 9781292100821

Publisher: Pearson Education Limited

The Merchant of Venice: York Notes for GCSE       ISBN: 9780582506169       Publisher: Longman

Text 2: Pre-19th Century text

Your son or daughter will have studied one of the following:

Revision Guide

Workbook

A Christmas Carol: York Notes for GCSE (9-1)

ISBN: 9781447982128

Publisher: Pearson Education Limited

A Christmas Carol: York Notes for GCSE (9-1) Workbook

ISBN: 9781292138077

Publisher: Pearson Education Limited

The Sign of the Four: York Notes for GCSE (9-1) ISBN: 9781292138138  Publisher: Pearson Education Limited

Text 3: Modern Text

Your son or daughter will begin the study of their final text Blood Brothers after half-term.

Revision Guide

Blood Brothers: York Notes for GCSE (9-1) ISBN: 9781292138060  Publisher: Pearson Education Limited

Poetry: New GCSE English Literature AQA Poetry Guide: Power & Conflict Anthology - for the Grade 9-1 Course
https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/Parent/books_gcse_english_new.books_gcse_englishliterature.book_ACHR43

Unseen Poetry: https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/Parent/whoAreYou.book_EUAR42

FREE WEBSITES:

https://quizlet.com/136630049/flashcards - build flashcards and quizzes for subject terminology, content, exam skills, etc. Search ‘GCSE Literature’, or the names of the texts you’ve studied (Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet, Power & Conflict Poetry, Lord of the Flies, Animal Farm, Jekyll & Hyde, A Christmas Carol)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/english_literature/

Revision Apps: GCSE POD and the Pixl Lit App.

Geography

Eduqas (spec B)

My Revision Notes: Eduqas B GCSE Geography (MRN) Paperback  – by Stuart Currie   (Author)
GCSE Geography for Eduqas B Revision Guide (WJG) Paperback  – by Stuart Currie   (Author)

Seneca App/website for Eduqas B GCSE Geography:

https://app.senecalearning.com/classroom/course/a0059cb2-0b2b-4905-b51c-075bd6f49132

History

Edexcel

Students can purchase the following revision guides ‘Pearson Edexcel History Revision Guide and workbook (9-1)’. There are three units that students can purchase which are ‘Crime and Punishment’, ‘Weimar and Nazi Germany’ and ‘Early Elizabethan England’.

Mathematics

EDEXCEL - Linear

Higher Workbook
Higher Revision Guide
Higher Exam Practice Book

Foundation Workbook
Foundation Revision Guide
Foundation Exam Practice Book

All EDEXCEL MATHS Revision guides can be purchased at a reduced cost of £7.60 for the pack of 3, whilst stocks last. Payment should be made through ParentPay and will be available as soon as the new stock arrives.

Really Important Websites (free):  www.mrbartonmaths.com; www.mymaths.co.uk (usernename: westhatch, password: degree); www.mrcartermaths.com;   www.onmaths.com; www.corbettmaths.com - videos and examples for 1 to 9 GCSE.
Phone Apps: Gojimo; Pixl Maths App

Youtube also has a wealth of maths resources and teachers explaining topics that students need to spend more time on.

Media Studies

Wjec/Eduqas

The department creates a free revision booklet for students, which provides them with all the case study information and analysis that they need, along with exemplar answers and activities.

A revision guide is also available from the exam board

https://www.illuminatepublishing.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=11&products_id=158&zenid=4ffh3bqhp0v2echqhvf11gccu1

Music

Pearson BTEC

Music will provide resources in lessons.

Physical Education

OCR

Choice of  2 optional but very useful revision guides to purchase below:

My Revision Notes: OCR GCSE (9-1) PE 2nd Edition  ISBN-10: 1510405259

Grade 9-1 GCSE Physical Education OCR Complete Revision & Practice (with Online Edition) (CGP GCSE PE 9-1 Revision) ISBN -10: 1789083192

Religious Studies

AQA

AQA GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies Specification A –  Hodder Education (students have their own copies)

AQA GCSE (9-1) - Religious Studies Spec A – My revision Notes – Hodder Education

AQA Revision Guide – Religious Studies A (9-1) – Christianity & Islam – Oxford University Press

Product design

AQA

CGP Revision Booklet - Supplied free to all students by department

Combined Science

OCR Gateway

All courses require the three revision guides:

OCR GCSE Revision Biology

OCR GCSE Revision Chemistry

OCR GCSE Revision Physics

Useful websites:

Science - Biology

Science - Chemistry

Science - Physics

Spanish

EDEXCEL

New GCSE Spanish Edexcel Exam Practice Workbook - for the Grade 9-1 Course (includes Answers) (CGP GCSE Spanish 9-1 Revision) by CGP Books. ISBN 1782945504

Revise Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Spanish Revision Workbook. ISBN 9781292132075

Memrise website - Edexcel GCSE Spanish course

Viva Edexcel GCSE Spanish Grammar and translation workbook.

 
Psychology AQA

https://www.illuminatepublishing.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=25&products_id=127&zenid=73op19krhesionhfiuas5tr920