Year 11

Summer 2022 

Please see below information from each subject regarding the forthcoming Year 11  exams. Departments have provided the topics that students should prepare along with some tips and guidance on where to revise from.
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Please find all the subjects listed below;

English Language and Literature

English Language:

You will be completing a full Paper 1. 1 hour 45 minutes. This includes the reading and writing sections.

Reading Q1-Q4: You will need to revise language and structural techniques, as well as practise your analysis skills. We would recommend using the following links to support your revision:

Writing Q5: You will need to revise descriptive and narrative writing techniques. We would recommend using the following links to support your revision:

English Literature:

You will be completing a ‘Romeo and Juliet’ question and an Unseen Poetry question. 1 hour 45 minutes. You will need to write an essay, where you analyse an extract/ poem. We would recommend using the following links to support your revision:

‘Romeo and Juliet’

School Website: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/1CHIQmNVJ1Vbfr65weZ-83lD9PCqv17dx

Unseen Poetry

There are also practise questions on the S floor boards that you can take or ask your teachers for past papers.

Mathematics

Please find below the topic lists for the Year 11 indicative exams:

Year 11 Mathematics

Science

Please find Year 11 examination topics below;

Year-11-Mocks-Biology-Topics.xlsx.pdfYear-11-Mocks-Chemistry-Topics.pdfYear-11-Mocks-Physics-Topics-1.pdf

Year 11 Genral examination information

Triple science (sets 1-4) 1 paper in each biology, chemistry and physics, 1hr 45 mins each [sets 1 and 2 mostly higher tier, sets 3 and 4 foundation tier]

These papers assess material covering the following topics:

Biology – Plant and animal cells, Microscopy, DNA, Enzymes, Respiration, Photosynthesis, Diffusion, Osmosis, Active transport, Mitosis, Heart, blood and circulatory system, Transport systems in plants, The nervous system, They eye, the brain, Hormones, Controlling body temperature, controlling blood sugar, Controlling water levels and the kidney.

GCSE Biology (Single Science) - OCR Gateway - BBC Bitesize

Chemistry – Particles, atomic structure, isotopes, Separating mixtures, relative formula mass and empirical formulae, Ionic bonding, covalent bonding, metallic bonding, Polymers, Carbon allotropes, Conservation of mass, Chemical equations, Mole calculations, Exo and endothermic reactions, Redox reactions, pH and Electrolysis

GCSE Chemistry (Single Science) - OCR Gateway - BBC Bitesize

Physics – The particle model, changes of state, pressure, motion, Newton’s laws, Forces, Static and charge, Circuits, Magnets and Magnetism

GCSE Physics (Single Science) - OCR Gateway - BBC Bitesize

 

Combined Science (set 5) – 3 papers [foundation tier], covering biology, chemistry and physics content, 1hr 10mins each

These papers assess material covered in year 10 covering the following topics:

Biology – Plant and animal cells, Microscopy, DNA, Enzymes, Respiration, Photosynthesis, Diffusion, Osmosis, Active transport, Mitosis, Heart, blood and circulatory system, Transport systems in plants, The nervous system, Hormones and controlling blood sugar.

Chemistry – Particles, atomic structure, isotopes, Separating mixtures, relative formula mass and empirical formulae, Ionic bonding, covalent bonding, metallic bonding, Polymers, Carbon allotropes, Conservation of mass, Chemical equations, Mole calculations, Exo and endothermic reactions, Redox reactions, pH and Electrolysis

Physics – The particle model, changes of state, pressure, motion, Newton’s laws, Forces, Static and charge, Circuits, Magnets and Magnetism

GCSE Combined Science - OCR Gateway - BBC Bitesize

Additional resources and practice material is also available through Seneca Learning.

History

Geography

Geography indicative exams revision information

Paper 1:

The Challenge of Natural Environments

The Living World

Duration: 1hr.

Use the following links to help you with your revision for these two units, along with your exercise books and revision guides, etc:

https://www.internetgeography.net/aqa-gcse-geography/the-challenge-of-natural-hazards/

https://www.internetgeography.net/aqa-gcse-geography/the-living-world/

Paper 2:

Urban Issues and Challenges

Duration: 35mins.

Use the following link to help you with your revision for this unit, along with your exercise books and revision guides, etc:

https://www.internetgeography.net/aqa-gcse-geography/urban-issues-and-challenges/

(Revise case study material on Lagos & London (NOT Mumbai or Rio)

French and Spanish

The French and Spanish examinations will focus solely on the skills of reading and writing. All topic areas from the course will be covered.

Please revise using BBC Bitesize; GCSE Modern Foreign Languages - BBC Bitesize and your exercise books.

Please find a French vocabulary booklet below, which can be used to aid revision.

GCSE-Vocabulary-Pack-.pdf

Sociology

Please revise the following topics for your indicitive exam in January:

Part 1:

  • Norms, values and socialisation
  • Gender
  • Divorce
  • Marxism and the Nuclear Family
  • Cohabitation
  • Feminism and schools
  • Ethnicity and education
  • Gender and Education

Computer Science

Here is a list of the topics in your January indicative exams:

Paper 1

Programming including; variables, concatenating variables.  What is low level and high level programming, DIV, MOD, assignment, iteration and selection, data types, subroutines.

Algorithms including; pseudocode, trace tables, binary search algorithms

Data representation including; unicode/ASCII, 

Computer systems including; logic gates, truth tables

Paper 2

Decimal to binary conversions

Unit representation, i.e. bits, bytes, Megabytes

The CPU

Types of application software

Huffman tree encoding

Embedded systems

Network topologies; star and bus

Advantages and disadvantages of computer networks

Protocols

Security measures; firewalls, CAPTCHA

TCP/IP model

Malware

Storage devices

You have your classwork books and folders, electronic work, BBC bitesize and revision sheets handed out in class.

You can of course purchase revision books and/or flashcards.  If you do this, remember we are doing the AQA GCSE 9-1 Computer Science course.

Drama

Focus section A- Blood Brothers:

Revise the following:

  • Stage types (proscenium arch, traverse, arena, promenade, black box, street theatre, theatre in the round)
  • Setting (time period and playwright)
  • Genre
  • Structure
  • Style
  • Characters (Mrs Johnstone, Mrs Lyons, Mr Lyons, Mickey, Edward, Linda, Sammy and Narrator)
  • Themes
  • Stage directions
  • Social, historical, cultural context
  • Costume, lighting, sound and set design

Technology Subjects

Revision topics for indicative exams Jan 22

Technology

Sustainability of materials including product lifecycles

In Depth knowledge: Timbers or Plastics or Metals

Construction

Drawing of floorplans and use of scale

Things to consider when you intend to apply for planning

Engineering

Orthographic to Isometric and vice Versa

Maths: Volume and area of rectangles, triangles and circles

Metalworking tool recognition

Using the lathe

Food

1.2-2.2 in the revision guide. All students have been given a copy and they are available on the school closure area.

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