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Year 9 Revision Guides
Subject

Qualification Number

Qualification Title

Recommended Revision Guide
Art

601/8088/2

AQA Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in Art and Design

Student Art Guide.com – This is a useful and inspirational website to show students the different ways to present work
in response to a variety of themes.We have a range of high quality sketchbooks and exemplar final pieces in the Art department that students have access to.
We find these best for students to gain ideas to develop their projects and see the different ways to use materials and techniques
in response to Artists/Themes.
Astronomy

603/0244/6

Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1)

Amazon – Astronomy Guide

Useful websites: Space.fm

Teach Astronomy.com

AQA Level 1 / 2 GCSE (9-1) separate science

Biology

601/8752/9

Chemistry

601/8757/8

Physics

601/8751/7

CGP separate science revision guides. Available from the science workroom at a reduced price for £2.85 for each science
(£8.55 for all 3). Workbooks also available for the same price.
Science Trilogy (combined science)

601/8758/X

AQA Level 1 / 2 GCSE (9-1)

CGP combined foundation or higher revision guides. Available from the science workroom at a reduced price for £5.60.
Workbook also available for the same price.
Sports Science

600/5121/8

OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Sports Science

These will be sold through school, as there is no official revision guide available yet.
Business

603/0121/1

Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1)

Pearson Revise Edexcel GCSE Business Revision Guide ISBN 978-1-292-19071-6

Pearson Revise Edexcel GCSE Business Revision Workbook ISBN 978-1-292-19070-9

CGP GCSE Edexcel Business Exam Practice Workbook ISBN 978-1-78294-693-9

Collins Edexcel GCSE Business All-in-One Revision & Practice ISBN 978-0-00-822739-5

Child Development

603/3293/1

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Technical Award in Child DevelopmentDrama and Care

No official revision guide but we will access past papers in lesson and create our own revision material.
Citizenship Studies

601/8244/1

Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1)

Amazon – Citizenship Studies Guide

We don’t push an official guide until y11, as it links together concepts that students may not have studied yet.

We upload our own revision guides to google classrooms at the end of each ‘theme’. Students create their own
bank of revision resources in consolidation lessons throughout the course.

Computer Science

601/8355/X

OCR Level 1/2 GCSE (9-1)

Revision  resources are available on Google Classroom.

The specification is currently being updated from J276 to J277 and the usual CGP revision guide that we
recommend is not yet available.

We usually sell the revision guide through school in Y10.

Construction

603/3068/5

WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award in Constructing the Built Environment

Pupils Google Classroom groups will have revision guides and revision resources.
Dance

601/8549/1

AQA Level 1 / 2 GCSE (9-1)

Students have access to a revision guide and a range of revision resources on the class Google Drive.
They are also members of a Quizlet Classroom.
Drama

601/8420/6

WJEC Eduqas Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1)

No revision guide suggested at this stage
Economics

603/0126/0

AQA Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in Economics

No revision guide suggested at this stage
Engineering

600/8645/2

WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award

Pupils Google Classroom groups will have revision guides and revision resources
English language

601/4292/3

AQA Level 1 / 2 GCSE (9-1)

Revision guides can be bought from workroom in Y10 and also lots of content available from the Google Classrooms.

CGP GCSE English Language AQA Revision Guide – for the Grade 9-1 Course

English Literature

601/4447/6

AQA Level 1 / 2 GCSE (9-1)

Students won’t do Literature until Y11. There is no need to purchase these until after the content has been studied as it is better
to approach the texts and read them first time. After this, they will be available to buy from the workroom and lots of content will
be available on Google Classrooms too.
Enterprise

603/1916/1

Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech Award in Enterprise

No revision guide suggested at this stage
Film Studies

603/0889/8

WJEC Eduqas Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1)

No official revision guide until Year 11 as in Y9 they have not studied the films or all of the concepts required for the examination.
We have so far covered Film Language, Genre and Narrative plus the history of film. All revision needed is in their exercise books.
They have two booklets focussing on a glossary of terms and mise-en-scene.They have a timeline to learn on the history of film. A copy of the text book can be purchased

Amazon – Film Studies Guide  Jackie Newman 

ISBN-13: 978-1911208020

Food

601/8379/2

OCR Level 1/2 GCSE (9-1)

CGP Grade 9-1 GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition -AQA Revision Guide ISBN: 9781782946496

Revision mats available to students produced by staff on Google classroom.

French

601/8708/6

WJEC GCSE (9-1)

No revision guide suggested at this stage
Geography

601/8410/3

AQA Level 1 / 2 GCSE (9-1)

CPG revision guide- available from Amazon- this is good for the theory side of the course, but not case studies.

We also have A3 summary sheets which students are able to purchase at the end of each topic. These cover the content we
teach in school (so have all the relevant case studies on them). Students can request these from their teacher at the cost of 50p per topic.

Graphics

601/8088/2

AQA Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in Art and Design

No revision guide suggested at this stage
Health and Social Care

600/4780/X

OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate

No revision guide suggested at this stage
History

601/8217/9

AQA Level 1 / 2 GCSE (9-1)

Paper 1- Conflict and Tension revision guide published end of February- teachers can advise to buy this on Amazon (£6.75).

Paper 1- Weimar and Nazi Germany revision guides- £2.75 from Mrs. Ritchie in Hu10 (cash only)

Paper 2- Elizabeth revision guide- £2.75 from Mrs. Ritchie Hu10 (cash only)

Paper 2- Migration and Empire- no revision guide available to date.

Hospitality 

601/7703/2

WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award

No official revision guide. A4 revision mats on Google classroom and for sale to students for colour printed copies.
IT

603/2740/6

Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech Award in Digital Information Technology

Revise BTEC Tech Award Digital Information Technology Revision Guide (Revise BTEC Tech Award in Digital Information Technology)
£5.85 from Amazon.Revise BTEC Tech Award Digital Information Technology Practice Assessments Plus (Revise BTEC Tech Award in Digital Information Technology)
£5.81 from Amazon.

Prices subject to change: 23/01/20

Maths

601/4700/3

Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1)

We encourage pupils to use mathswatch to revise from (all of their objectives, tests, homeworks etc are linked to this)
Music

601/8131/X

WJEC Eduqas Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in Music

No revision guide suggested at this stage
PE

601/8442/5

OCR Level 1/2 GCSE (9-1)

We will be selling this through parent pay

My Revision Notes – OCR GCSE 9-1 – Sarah Powell

Sports Studies

OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Sports Studies

We will sell these through school as no ‘official’ revision guides are available yet. They’re £4 and are available from their class teachers.
Performing Arts

603/0406/6

Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech Award in Performing Arts

No revision guide suggested at this stage
Photography

601/8088/2

AQA Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in Art and Design

Practical course. Practiced photoshoots, and photoshop you tube tutorials relevant to their current project in order to practice editing skills.
Psychology

603/0932/5

AQA Level 1 / 2 GCSE (9-1)

AQA Psychology for GCSE revision Guide by C Flanagan

ISBN 1911208063 £14.50 on amazon

Materials Technology

603/11121/6

Eduqas  GCSE 9-1 in Design Technology

The revision guides are currently expensive (£20) as the course is new.

The books we use in lesson are:

pgonline.co.uk – Design & Technology Textbook

But the specific Eduqas textbook is:

hoddereducation.co.uk – Design & Technology Guide

There are lots of excellent revision resources on the BBC Bitesize specifically designed for the Eduqas spec:

BBC Bitesize

and the Technology Student Website:

Technology Student.com

The Smart Apps from Technology student are particularly useful for pupils to practise their knowledge:

Technology Student App

Religious Studies

603/0063/2

Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1)

We do Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies B, Christianity & Islam

Revision guide: Amazon – Revision Guide

Revision cards: Amazon – Revision Cards

Revision workbook: Amazon – Revision Workbook

Another revision guide: Amazon – Additional Revision Guide

Sociology

603/0798/5

AQA Level 1 / 2 GCSE (9-1)

WJEC Eduqas GCSE Sociology Revision Guide £12.99 on amazon.

Amazon – Sociolgy

Spanish

601/8710/4

WJEC GCSE (9-1)

No revision guide suggested at this stage