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<ul><li><p>Y11 Mock Exams Revision </p><p>Subject Assessment Length Student overview Revision resources </p><p>English Language Extended Tier - 2hr Core Tier - 1hr 30min </p><p>Students will sit an iGCSE reading examination paper. Students sitting the core tier are tested on their ability to understand and extract information from one text and discuss the effects of language and produce one extended piece of writing based on that text. Students sitting the extended tier are required to respond to two texts and are tested on their ability to extract information, summarise, discuss the effects of language and produce extended writing based on a text. </p><p>Revision information is available on the faculty website. From the school homepage, they should click on English@whickham which will take them to the website then click on the GCSE button. Here they will find past papers and revision tips. </p><p>Mathematics Higher Tier 1hr 45 min Foundation Tier 1hr 30min </p><p>The practice exams will consist of two GCSE papers, equally weighted. One is a calculator paper, the other is a non-calculator paper. The exams can assess any topic area from the entire edexcel (HT) or OCR (FT) syllabus. </p><p>Each student will be provided with a targeted homework pack to complete over the Christmas break. The best way to revise Maths is to practice Maths. * Use past exam papers from the appropriate exam board website. * Use your learning passport to identify gaps in knowledge. * Use Corbett maths for video tutorials. * Use My Maths for lessons on topics which are further supported with online questions. * Use Kerboodle to access an online text book. </p><p>Science 1hr 30min </p><p>AS1 paper includes </p><p>Biology (B2.1 to B2.4) - Cells and simple transport, tissues organs and organ systems, photosynthesis, Organisms in the environment including distribution of organism Chemistry 2 (C2.1 to C2.3)- Structure and bonding, how structure influences the properties and uses of substances, metals, atomic structure analysis and quantitative chemistry. Physics 2 (P2.1 to P2.3) - forces and their effects, kinetic energy of objects speeding up or slowing down, current in electrical circuits. </p><p>Students can use the 50 key questions resource they have been given, revision guides, mygcsescience.com and past paper questions on school website. </p><p>Biology 1hr </p><p>Unit 2 - Cells and simple transport, tissues organs and organ systems, photosynthesis, organisms in the environment including distribution of organism, proteins and function, respiration, inheritance and cell division and speciation. </p><p>Students can use the 50 key questions resource they have been given, revision guides, mygcsescience.com and past paper questions on school website. </p><p>Chemistry 1hr Unit 2 - Structure and bonding, how structure Students can use the 50 key questions resource they </p></li><li><p>influences the properties and uses of substances, metals, atomic structure analysis and quantitative chemistry, rates of reaction, endo and exo thermic reactions acid bases and salts electrolysis </p><p>have been given, revision guides, mygcsescience.com and past paper questions on school website. </p><p>Physics 1hr </p><p>Unit 2 - Forces and their effects, kinetic energy of objects speeding up or slowing down, current in electrical circuits, household electricity, decay of substances, fission and fusion. </p><p>Students can use the 50 key questions resource they have been given, revision guides, mygcsescience.com and past paper questions on school website. </p><p>French </p><p>Higher Tier - 45 listening + 50 reading Foundation tier - 35 listening + 30 reading </p><p>Students will complete past papers in listening and reading. These will cover all topics from the GCSE course and understanding will be tested from French into English. </p><p>For help with revision and exam skills, students should consult the google site GCSE French Independent Learning which has been shared with all classes. They can also practise vocabulary on Quizlet.com/whickhamMFL </p><p>German </p><p>Higher Tier - 45 listening + 50 reading Foundation tier - 35 listening + 30 reading </p><p>Students will complete past papers in listening and reading. These will cover all topics from the GCSE course and understanding will be tested from German into English. </p><p>For help with revision and exam skills, students should consult the google site GCSE German Independent Learning which has been shared with all classes. They can also practise vocabulary on Quizlet.com/whickhamMFL </p><p>History Paper 1 2 hr Paper 2 1hr 30min </p><p>Paper 1 Treaty of Versailles League of Nations Causes of WW2 USA 1945-1975 </p><p>Paper 2 Liberal Reforms </p><p>Online textbooks Revision booklet for each paper Revision sheets </p><p>Geography Paper 1 and 2 2hr </p><p>Paper 1 Physical Geog Water on the Land Coastal Zone Ice on the Land </p><p>Paper 2 Human Geog Population Change Changing Urban Env. Tourism </p><p>Exercise books, Revision guides (available from Finance Office 3) and electronic revision guide shared on google drive </p><p>GCSE RE Paper 1 1hr 30 min Paper 2 1hr 10 min </p><p>Crime, Drugs, Matters of Life, Matters of Death, Science and Religion, Arguments for the existence of God and Problem of Evil Exercise books, AQA revision website </p><p>GCSE PE 1hr 30min plus 2hr practical CA session </p><p>Controlled assessment Students have been working on their presentations in PE lessons. They are permitted to bring a maximum of 2xA4 sides of hand written notes into the exam. The Controlled Assessment will be completed over 2 hours in examination conditions. Students are required to explain strengths and weaknesses in a chosen sport, before suggesting how sports performance can be improved further. Practice exam Students will compete a full past </p><p>Students can prepare for their exam using their class books/files and the revision resources available on the VLE. A pre-prepared scenario has been given to students to support their preparations for Section B questions. </p></li><li><p>AQA exam paper, lasting 1 hour 30 minutes. </p><p>Drama 1hr </p><p>Students will complete a past paper on 'Face' the play. Questions will be based around characters, costumes and technical designs for a number of selected scenes. Drama Journals, the play script and handouts. </p><p>Music 1 day practical assessment </p><p>Each student will be allocated a half hour slot where they will be expected to perform their SOLO piece. Each student has already had a discussion with the teacher regarding their choice of material and has been given feedback as to what they need to do to be successful in this performance. Students are marked on their ability to perform the music with accuracy and with expression. Performing the notes that are written in the music notation is a prerequisite. In addition to this students should check that the music they have does reflect the actual notation they are performing. In terms of expression, students should ensure that they play the piece so that it sounds stylistically correct. They also need to perform dynamic markings as written on the music score. If a music score is not used then an audio recording of the original version that the student learnt from should be passed to the teacher. </p><p>Students have had information from their class teacher </p><p>Catering 2hr </p><p>Paper consists of shorter 3 mark questions &amp; longer 6 mark, 10 mark and 16 mark questions. Topics for revision = Food hygiene &amp; safety including prevention of accidents &amp; rle of environmental health fficer (EHO), temperature controls, knives, risks to health of sugar, versatility of cheese in cooking, Communication in the catering industry, record keeping, packaging, environmental considerations. </p><p>Y11 Revision Pack will be issued. Plus students have Y10 Revision pack which they should consult. Revision book available to purchase. </p><p>Media 2hr 15min </p><p>The focus for the exam (unit 1) is Advertising &amp; </p><p>Marketing: Film Trailers &amp; Film Posters: </p><p> Section A (Investigating) will assess students </p><p>knowledge and understanding of how film </p><p>trailers are used to appeal to audiences and </p><p>test knowledge of cinematography, narrative </p><p>codes &amp; representational issues. </p><p>Students will be asked to analyse one film </p><p>trailer. </p><p> Section B (Planning) will assess students </p><p>Resources available from English@Whickham pages on school website: English@Whickham Teacher Pages Mr Flynn Year 11 Media Resources include: </p><p> Further information on exam topic and format </p><p> Lesson resources </p><p> Revision sheets Resources will be available from Media Studies page at English@Whickham before Christmas holidays. </p></li><li><p>creative and planning skills with tasks </p><p>focussing on the design and promotional </p><p>uses of film posters. </p><p>Product Design 2hr </p><p>Exam Section A: Design question on the theme Designer Influences. Students will be given a design brief to design and develop a new product for a given target market. They will be expected to write a set of design criteria design a product annotate the design with technical information evaluate the design against the design criteria Exam Section B: Section B will assess the students understanding of Human Factors Brands and Marketing Safety Ethics Packaging Environment &amp; Sustainability Methods and Scales of Production Product Labelling Quality </p><p>Resources are available via google drive- revision materials have been shared with Product Design students. Students also have printed revision materials. CGP Revision guide and workbook available to buy for GCSE Product Design (not from school at present) </p><p>Child Development 1hr 30min </p><p>Physical Development, Play, Parenting, Safety, Childcare Provision, Pregnancy and Birth, Post natal Care, Feeding and weaning, Care of the new baby, Diet and health, Effects of disability on a family </p><p>Revision pack shared on Google Docs, Exam Papers on AQA website http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/home-economics/gcse/home-economics-child-development-4580/past-papers-and-mark-schemes Revision guide 2.75 available at school office </p><p>Business 1hr </p><p>Unit 1 - Setting up a Business. 1.1 Starting a Business Enterprise 1.2 Setting Business Aims and Objectives 1.3 Business Planning 1.4 Choosing the Appropriate Legal Structure for the Business 1.5 Choosing the Location of the Business </p><p>Revision packs have been provided, and copies can </p><p>also be found on the school website. </p><p>Computer Science 1hr 30min </p><p>All of the following topics will be covered in the exam: Data Structures Flow Control Procedures and Functions </p><p>All revision materials can be accessed via the Computer Science website on the VLE (in the students Learning Portfolio). </p><p>http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/home-economics/gcse/home-economics-child-development-4580/past-papers-and-mark-schemeshttp://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/home-economics/gcse/home-economics-child-development-4580/past-papers-and-mark-schemeshttp://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/home-economics/gcse/home-economics-child-development-4580/past-papers-and-mark-schemes</p></li><li><p>Variables, Constants and Functions Error Handling Handling External Data Systems Hardware CPU Memory Secondary Storage Algortithims Data representation </p><p>DT Textiles 2hr practical </p><p>Pupils will have 2 hours to work independently on their final practical pieces. They should plan ahead to prepare all materials and equipment prior to the exam. Design folders and final pieces are to be handed in on the 12th February deadline. </p><p>Students have had information from their class teacher </p><p>BTEC Sport 1hr </p><p>Students will be preparing for their on-line BTEC exam. Information on the content has been passed to students. </p><p>Students have had information from their class teacher </p></li></ul>