Year 11 – Revision Links and Websites- All subjects
Bitesize is fantastic and is exam board specific. When you use it, make sure you create an account so you can pick your subjects and personalise it. There are revision pages, videos, multiple choice quizzes, exam-style questions and links to advanced information
Oak Academy was set up during the pandemic to help deliver distance learning. It has improved a lot and has video lessons and end of unit quizzes as well as information about how to revise
(https://www.thenational.academy/gcse-pupils-revision). All subjects are covered here!
Seneca is an online platform for all subjects. It displays online lessons and you have to answer questions as you go to check your understanding.
GCSEPod is a superb resource with a proven track record for helping students improve their grades; through little pods, short chunked ‘pods’ for students to watch and listen to, practice questions (many auto-marked), and ‘check and challenge’ quizzes, and exam style assessments. It’s not everyone’s favourite, but it does cover all subjects and is syllabus specific eg for AQA. You can search bits you feel less strong on and focus on those clips. Please email Paul – firstname.lastname@example.org if you need your login details.
CGP GCSE Maths AQA Revision Guide £5.95
CGP New GCSE Maths AQA Exam Practice Workbook £5.95, includes video solutions
Maths Topic cards:
Corbett Maths Revision Cards: £10
Maths Genie is a free Maths GCSE revision site. It has topics by grade with exam questions, with YouTube clips explaining each topic and model answers for the exam questions. It also has past papers, mark schemes and model answers, including materials based on the advanced material.
Corbett Maths is a free site. It has each maths topic, with youtube clips explaining the methods and an exercise book style worksheet and exam questions for each topic. There are also lots of past papers with model answers and advanced information worksheets
A collection of online papers based on the advanced material. You need to sign up but it is free to access. www.mathskitchen.com
You will need a log in from your teacher to access this website. Through the ‘revisewise’ section you will get set questions based on your knowledge which will evolve as you improve. You can set your target grade and Maths Kitchen will give you questions based on this, learning your target areas and addressing these through their questioning.
Despite the title of this website, it has free revision resources and links to exam questions and past papers for: Maths - https://mathsmadeeasy.co.uk/gcse-maths-revision/
English - https://mathsmadeeasy.co.uk/gcse-english-revision/
Science - https://mathsmadeeasy.co.uk/gcse-science-revision/ https://my.educake.co.uk/student-login
Cognito Edu is a superb resource for science and maths. There are really engaging videos to watch that are completely matched to your GCSE specifications. There are also online questions and a progress tracker. It’s all free – you just need to create a login.
GCSE Combined Science AQA Revision Guide - Higher includes Online Edition, Videos & Quizzes | CGP Books
GCSE Combined Science AQA Revision Guide - Foundation includes Online Edition, Videos & Quizzes | CGP Books
GCSE Biology AQA Revision Guide - Higher includes Online Edition, Videos & Quizzes | CGP Books
GCSE Biology AQA Revision Guide - Foundation includes Online Edition, Videos & Quizzes | CGP Books
FocuseLearning is an excellent site for accessing science simulations and for being able to practise your required practicals by completing ‘virtual’ experiments. You can access the site using the following details:
This link takes you to the freesciencelessons YouTube channel and specifically to his playlists that are directly matched to the 2022 Advanced Information! His videos are very concise whilst at the same time covering everything you need to know.
Primrose Kitten. Tutorials for Science and Maths | Primrose Kitten
Primrose Kitten delivers revision videos where she covers the whole of a paper in an hour or two hours. She has made videos for every combined science paper as well as triple science and maths.
Primrose Kitten has also done the same for AQA Geography for example; The Whole of AQA Geography Paper 1 | 23rd May 2022 | Geography exam revision - YouTube DHS Geography - YouTube
A very useful series of shortish clips allowing active revision of lots of key ideas about topics, examples, and case studies for Geography. Infographics and ‘dual coding’ build up visual revision resources, where you can see, hear, and ‘do’ revision as you follow along. You can search up a range of examples, some of which we have used in class. Geography Case Studies - YouTube
As above, so below! With some other examples, and the opportunity to ‘revisit’ ones you have looked at or studied, and make comparisons.
FCC Geography - YouTube Planet Lacey: Geography Revision - YouTube
Some are quite long, but lots of useful follow along clips for AQA Geography, sorted into playlists, so you can pick bits, to mix into your revision
Mr B - YouTube
Again a wide selection of clips with lots of visuals/video resources built in to help you ‘see’ some of the geography content for AQA, check with email@example.com if you are unsure which bits to focus on, and which to leave out.
English Language and Literature
Mr Bruff - YouTube
Mr Bruff makes easy to understand videos that talk you through the requirements of each exam question (both Language and Literature) and how to answer them. Full of top tips and useful strategies.
Mr Bruff now has playlists for An Inspector Calls, A Christmas Carol, Romeo and Juliet and most other Literature set texts.
SparkNotes: Today's Most Popular Study Guides
Free online study guides for all the set Literature texts. These include plot summaries, analysis of key characters, key themes and explanations of important quotations.
Students | Shmoop
Shmoop is very similar to Sparknotes, above. Shmoop has short videos to watch and takes a more comedic approach than Sparknotes. (Note: this site does not cover An Inspector Calls, but does have material for ACC and R&J)
AQA 8700 GCSE English Language | Teaching English (wordpress.com)
Madame Anglaise is an English teacher who blogs about the exam questions. She offers useful strategies for answering the English Language questions, alongside worked examples. Warning: the posts can be quite long – the most important bits tend to be towards the end!
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