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    Year 11 Revision Materials

    It is recommended that every student purchases these so that they have everything they need for them to revise over the half term in preparation for their first Pre public exams that begin on the 27th November.
     

    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 Revision Book for free.  All pupils have access to a digital text book - GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition using the following details:

    www.illuminate.digital/eduqasfood

     

    Student Username: SWESTHATCH4

    Student Password: STUDENT4

     

    There is a revision guide to accompany the digital text book 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

    Computing

    OCR J276

    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.

    French

    EDEXCEL

    Edexcel GCSE (9-1) French Revision Guide

    Memrise website - Edexcel GCSE French course

    Viva Edexcel GCSE French Grammar and translation workbook.

    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)

    History

    OCR

    Students can purchase ‘OCR GCSE History Explaining the Modern World: Modern World History Period and Depth Studies’ ISBN: 9781471860188 and ‘OCR GCSE History Explaining the Modern World: Migration, Empire and the Historic Environment’ ISBN: 9781471862878

     

    There is no revision guide for this topic

    Leisure & Tourism

     

    Department will supply for free

    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

    OCR

    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.

    Music

     

    Music will provide past papers for each student for free.  This will be supported by compulsory booster sessions.

    Physical Education

    OCR

    Exam revision material (textbook) is now on parent pay for pupils to buy. It is the OCR 1-9 book and students have been informed.

    Religious Studies

    OCR

    OCR GCSE Religious Studies b Christian Philosophy & Applied Ethics (Heinemann)

    GCSE Religious Studies Revision Guide (Hodder)

    Resistant Materials

    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

    Science - Biology

    Science - Chemistry

    Science - Physics

    Spanish

    EDEXCEL

    Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Spanish Revision Guide

    Memrise website - Edexcel GCSE Spanish course

    Viva Edexcel GCSE Spanish Grammar and translation workbook.