Revision classes and Resources
Subject Important dates Additional revision/practical exam Revision resources available for purchase Cost Available to
e.g. final preparation class details order from
English c/w done Revision classes started from Weds 27 Feb – after school for everyone and at lunchtime n/a -
for C/D borderline pupils
Maths 29.2.08 (c/w Every Yr 11 teacher is running A range of resources is available. These include Varied Yes
deadline) classes at different times (lunch revision CD & revision books.
and/or after school) C/D borderline
students - revision Monday
afterschool. Someone is usually
available to give specific help.
Science c/w done After school sessions start in March: 1 Pupils already have revision books. They will be Nil -
session per section of work over given a pack of question papers and answer
approx 6 weeks in addition to a booklets before Easter.
structured revision in class.
IT courses c/w: Thursday 20 Additional GCSE exam preparation Pupils will be given details of on-line resources nil -
(full/short) March lessons will be offered after school for practice questions and feedback. The
and at lunchtime. Edexcel site is recommended:
They will also receive a revision booklet from the
department and can use online resources such
Citizenship c/w done Exam preparation is done in class Revision book have been issued. nil -
(short course) time, starting after the mocks
RE (short n/a Revision sessions after school on Pupils will be given a revision booklet; they will then have to pay £1 for
course) Mondays once mock exams have photocopying costs if they do not return it after the final exam, or if they
been marked. Pupils should bring want to write on it. A CD Rom of revision notes will also be offered to
their mock exam with them – pupils – again with a £1 charge if they don’t return it.
especially if they are not taught by The RE department also has a comprehensive website pupils are able to
Mrs Walker access for free! www.fitzwimarc.org.uk
French c/w done Speaking practice: the assistante is running revision classes on Mon/Tues lunchtime;
groups have been allocated a specific day.
Easter Revision Speaking practice with Mrs White by arrangement
day: 11 April
From 17.3.08 Listening, Reading and Writing: Tues lunchtime – Mrs Selaj; Foundation R/L – ML5
Weds lunchtime – Mrs White; foundation W - ML3
Tues lunchtime and after school – additional practice
for Higher papers with Mrs Johns by arrangement
Module 2 resists: Tues after school for revision – Miss Meraly ML2
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German c/w done Revision sessions will be arranged with the class. The language teachers are always n/a -
happy to provide additional help and support.
Spanish c/w done Higher Listening – Monday lunchtimes – ML9; Speaking practise – Monday lunchtimes – n/a -
ML6; Weekly Workshops (grammar, exam techniques, aiming for a C, open to all pupils)
– Tuesday lunchtimes – ML1; Higher Reading – Friday lunchtimes – ML6. Mrs Wilson is
always available to give additional support; pupils are welcome to attend the Yr10 open
house on Tuesdays.
History c/w done Exam preparation will take place in Revision books relating to each topic will be nil -
Geography c/w done Revision classes on Monday after Departmental revision handouts issued before nil
school from Easter; drop-in sessions Easter. Letts and Tomorrow’s Geography No
for specific queries available now recommended
Business Coursework clinics and revision sessions run every BBC Bitesize Revision £4 Yes
Studies lunchtime and every afternoon after school. Letts Revision Success and workbook £4.50 Yes
There will be extra exam question and revision techniques www.icaa.com (past papers and mark schemes)
sessions on after the Easter break. GCSE Bitesize; a CD Rom of revision notes
based on the case study will also be offered to
pupils with a £1 charge if they don’t return it.
Business St. Coursework clinics and revision sessions run every Step by Step Revision Study guide £2 Yes
and Economics lunchtime and every afternoon after school. www.tutor2u.com
Specific Exam Questions Sessions on Thursday and Friday www.times.com
GSCE bite size
DiDA/OCR Lunchtime and after school sessions are available. There is no exam for the OCR course n/a -
Art c/w: 1.2.08 Exam paper distributed w/b 4 Feb. No additional resources needed – pupils will be n/a -
Practical Exam: Continuation classes every Tuesday supplied with an exam preparation sketchbook.
25/26 or 27/28 and Thursday lunchtime
Drama Unit 2 Written Coursework: Students requiring additional help to complete ‘Woman in Black’ evaluation n/a -
Evaluation should see their teacher for advice. This must be done early enough to meet the
Deadline 20.03.08! deadline!
Performance: Students will be expected to attend extra-curricular rehearsals. A sign-up
Practical exam 8/9 sheet will be displayed in the Drama Studio for students to book these rehearsals. This
May will be monitored to ensure all groups are making use of the time and that all groups have
the opportunity to make use of this extra help.
Bank Holiday – Monday 5 May – Dress/Tech rehearsals for exam by arrangement
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Music Composition c/w Coursework clinics by appointment on CPG Music Revision Areas of Study (AQA) £5.50 Yes
deadline 17.3.08 Mondays,Thursdays and Fridays 3:15 Useful websites
Practical – 5:30pm; exam revision sessions www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
assessment will take place on Thursdays after www.aqa.org.uk
(recording week): school from Easter. www.spurin.co.uk/Worksheets.htm
Dance Practical exam - 2 lessons per week theory, 1 lesson Useful website n/a -
Internal of practical per week; all lessons on www.aqa.org.uk
moderation 4.3.08 theory after practical exam. Pupils performing arts dance section
External MUST be rehearsing with their
moderation dancers for their choreography piece
20.3.08 in their own time.
Media Exam issued Extra help available Mon-Thurs www.screenonline.org.uk contains useful n/a -
around 28 April lunchtime or after school by information on this year’s exam topic.
PE (full course) Practical Revision lessons will take place after BBC Bitesize website; www.s-cool.co.uk; GCSE
Assessment 21-25 Easter PE” by Lonsdale £5.99 No
Food c/w done Revision takes place in lessons Food Technology (Lonsdale) £3 Yes
Health and Unit 1 coursework Adequate time is given in lessons for the completion of coursework but extra help is N/A N/A
Social Care First draft due offered during lunch and after school if requested.
26.03.08. Some pupils may be completing a Unit 3 re-take exam in June. Revision for this will take
This will then be place in class.
improvements can Deadline date for improved coursework after marking is 30 April 2008
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