Year 11 Revision Zone

The harder I work, the luckier I get: the sky's the limit!

This area has been specifically created to help you maximise your revision opportunities and get the best from the mock examinations.

Top Ten Revision Tips

Exam Stress and Anxiety

Mock Exam Timetable - 2015

The following links include useful resources to help you with your revision:

The following documents from the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) provide guidelines for controlled assessments, coursework and attending exams:

The following revision guides may also be useful:

Subject

Revision Advice

Art

Attendance at Art Zone after school very useful to achieve good grades.

Drama

Edexcel GCSE Student Drama Book

ISBN 978-1-84690-371-7

Engineering

GCSE Engineering. Neil Godfrey/Steve Wallis.

Nelson & Thornes. ISBN 978-0-7487-8551-3

AQA GCSE Engineering: Student's Book Paul Anderson ISBN-10: 140850412X

English

Read the notes on Carol Ann Duffy Poems and 'Of Mice and Men' on the VLE.

There are also further notes in the library which you may photocopy.

York Notes for GCSE can be very useful and are readily available for 'Of Mice and Men' and 'Animal Farm'

The English department sell a personalised English Language revision guide and an English Literature revision guide for £1 each, available from your English teacher. These contain valuable notes and exam tips as well as revision activities, practice questions and model answers for all levels. We would thoroughly recommend that you buy and regularly use these guides, from mock exam revision onwards.

Commercial revision guides are also available for English Language and English Literature. If you decide to buy one, ensure it is for the OCR exam board.

Food & Nutrition

French/Spanish

Lonsdale Revision Guides (great for oral exam preparation)

Learning Wheels from learningsheets.net

GCSE Bitesize

Linguastars.com

s-cool.co.uk

Linguascope.com

Geography

Revision Book reference: CGP AQA A Specification Geography Revision Guide

ISBN: 978-1847623782

Students only need to revise the topics that we cover - not all the topics in the whole specification. These are:

Physical Geography: The Restless Earth, Water on the Land, The Coastal Zone

Human Geography: Population Change, The Development Gap, Globalisation

History

USA Wider World Revision Guide 2016

USA Race Relations Revision Guide 2016

South Africa Revision Guide 2016

Nazi Germany Revision Guide 2016

VLE

ICT OCR Nationals

OCR Nationals Revision Material

Maths

CGP Edexcel revision guides, workbooks and practice papers can be purchased through the school or directly from CGP. Students may also use MyMaths.co.uk and also the VLE.

PE

Attempt past paper questions and review model answers from the mark schemes from the AQA GCSE PE website. Review class notes Review AQA GCSE PE Text books and AQA GCSE PE Revision books Attend Monday lunchtime help/revision sessions

Product Design

Lonsdale Revision Guide

Science

Use the AQA website for access to past papers, markschemes and syllabii

Textiles

Lonsdale Revision Guide “Essentials” GCSE D&T: Textiles Technology

ISBN 97819064 15525 or buy online at www.lettsandlonsdale.com

Text book: AQA Design and Technology: Textiles Technology by Denise Davies, Amanda Dick and

Liz Hardy

ISBN 978-1-4085-0275-4