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Key Stage Three: Exam Timetable and Revision Lists

  Wednesday 20th March Thursday 21st March Monday 25th March Tuesday 26th March` Wednesday 27th March
Period One Maths Yr7 Paper 1 (60 mins) Maths Yr7 Paper 2 (60 mins) Hall being set up Maths Yr 8 Paper 1 (60 mins) Maths Yr8 Paper 2 (60 mins)
Period Two     History Yr8(50 mins)    
Period Three Science Yr 8(50 mins) French Y8(50 mins) Science Yr7(50 mins) English Yr 7(50 mins) English Yr 8
Period Five   Geography Yr 8(50 mins) Spanish Yr 8(50 mins)    

 

 

  Monday 22nd April Tuesday 23rd April Wednesday 24th April Thursday 25th April Friday 26th April
Period One Hall being set up Maths Yr9 Paper 1(60 mins) Maths Yr9 Paper 2(60 mins) UK maths challenge today. Science Yr9 (50 Mins)
Period Two History Yr 9(50 mins)        
Period Three Geography Yr9(50 mins) English Yr9 (50 Mins) French Yr9(50 mins)   Spanish Yr9(50 mins)
Period Five          

 

Maths:

Revision lists and revision materials available on our learning platform. Click links here, but you will need log in with your normal student username and password – this is not available publicly. Documents are in MS Word format.

English:

Revision for all year-groups should take the form of looking at the following writing techniques:

  • Persuasive writing techniques
  • Comparing and evaluating
  • Formal writing style
  • remembering the mnemonic PAFF (Purpose, Audience, Form, Formality)

Science:

Year 7 pathways 1 & 2 

  • Electrical Circuits
  • Acids
  • Particles
  • Elements and Mixtures
  • Reproduction

Year 7 Pathway 3

  • Acids
  • Particles
  • Elements and Mixtures

Year 8 All groups

  • Cells
  • Disease and Health
  • Light
  • Rock Cycle

Year 9 GCSE

  • Chapter 1-7 of B1, C1 and P1

Year 9 (non-GCSE)

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Reactivity Series
  • Solutions
  • Space and Earth
  • Inheritance and Genetics

 History:

Year 8

The exam will be based on all the topics we have studied in Year 8.

  1. Conquerors and Conquered  (the crisis of 1066 and who should be king, the different claimants, the Battle of Hastings, Norman rule including motte and bailey castles, the Black Death)
  2. Elizabeth I (what was Elizabeth like, the problems of religion, marriage, the Spanish Armada and the poor)
  3. The French Revolution (the three estates, Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, money problems, the calling of the Estates General, the storming of the Bastille and other events of the revolution, the king’s execution, the Reign of Terror, Napoleon)
  4. The Slave Trade and Slavery (the slave trade triangle, the Middle passage, plantation life, protest and rebellion, the abolition of the slave trade and slavery)

Format

  • Part A – 10 multiple choice questions on all the topics
  • Part B – questions on historical sources to do with The French Revolution
  • Part C – essay- style questions on Conqueror and Conquered, Elizabeth I and Slavery. Students choose ONE question to answer from three.

Year 9

The exam will be based on all the topics we have studied in Year 9;

  1.  Jack the Ripper (conditions in the East End of London in the 1880s, Jack’s victims, suspects and the failure of the police to catch Jack)
  2. The First Word War ( causes of the war- alliances, imperialism, arms races and the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, the start of the war, trenches, weapons, the Battle of the Somme, the end of the war, the Treaty of Versailles)
  3. Democracies and dictatorships (the difference between democracy and dictatorship, communism, the Russian Revolution and Lenin and Stalin, Weimar Germany, the rise to power of Hitler and the Nazis, life in Nazi Germany)
  4. The Second World War (Hitler’s ideas and aggressive actions, appeasement, German blitzkrieg tactics, Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, the Home Front,  Operation Barbarossa, Pearl Harbor)

Format

  • Part A – 10 multiple choice questions on all the topics
  • Part B – questions on historical sources to do with Nazi Germany
  • Part C – essay- style questions on the First World War, Democracies and Dictatorships  and the Second World War. Students choose ONE question to answer from three.

Geography

Year 8

  • You can revise by using mind maps, making revision cards and sheets, writing twenty questions on the topic, re – writing your notes, teaching a friend the topic or recording revision messages.
  • Questions cover the following topics: a British Isles mapping exercise, London 2012, Global Issues,Kenya, Rivers, Microclimates and the choice of an extended essay question worth 30 marks

British Isles mapping activity

  • You will need to be able to be able to markScotland,England,Northern Ireland,Wales  andIrelandand some major cities

London 2012

  • What are some of the impacts of the Olympics on people, the environment and the economy (money)? Think of waste, energy, transport and the local area. How local people’s will lives change?
  • Issues of sustainability and being green. What impact will recycling have on the games? Think about buildings, recycling, energy use and Brownfield sites.

Global Issues

  • You need good knowledge of one global issue you studied so you will need to revise the causes and effects on the local area.
  • We studied the Arial sea – water shortages, MSC Napoil – water pollution Buncefield – air pollution or you could look at one of your own!

Kenya

  • You will need to know some basic geographical facts remember your fact file from the first lesson such as the capital city.
  •  What were the problems and benefits that tourism brings?

Rivers and flooding

  • You will need to be able to draw a diagram of the water cycle and put in the key words.
  • You will also need to learn the parts of a river remember the watershed lesson with the drainage basin, source, mouth etc
  • You need to know the factors that cause flooding and evaluate how important theses are

Microclimates

  • You should revise how to draw a climate graph remembering the key rules about what to include and the two colours you will need to use
  • Learn how we measure the weather and what units we use
  • You will need to be able to explain the microclimate aroundBusheyMeadsSchool

Year 9

  • You can revise by using mind maps, making revision cards and sheets, writing twenty questions on the topic, re – writing your notes, teaching a friend the topic or recording revision messages.
  • Questions cover the following topics: a world mapping exercise, Restless Earth, Tourism, Population and migration,  Development, Rivers and the choice of an extended essay question worth 10 marks

World mapping activity

  • You will need to be able to be able to mark the countries you have learnt about over the year,
  • You need to know the major continents and global features e.g oceans

Restless Earth

  • You will need to know the global distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes and the reasons why they are found there
  • What can people do to prepare for an earthquake? Think about their home, what to take with them
  • For the extended essay you will need to revise one of the case studies from this unit such as The Carlisle Flood, the Montserrat eruption, the  Australian bushfires, the Asian tsunami, The Montroc avalanche or theKobeearthquake

       Tourism

  • Think about the problems and benefits of tourism in the Solomon   Islandsand whether these are related to environmental impacts (nature and animals), social (to do with people) or economic (money).

Population and migration

  • You will need to know how to draw a population pyramid using data provided
  •  What features do MEDC population pyramids have compared to LEDC ones?
  • What are the causes and impacts of Mexican,USAmigration?

  Development

  • You will need to know what the development gap is.
  • You need to know what development indicators are.

Kenya

  • You will need to know some basic geographical facts remember your fact file from the first lesson such as the capital city.
  •  What were the problems and benefits that tourism brings?

MFL:

Revision lists and revision materials available on our learning platform. Click links here, but you will need log in with your normal student username and password – this is not available publicly. Most documents are in MS Word format.

Year 8

Year 9