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GCSE PE

* Skeletal System

* Muscular System

* Levers, planes & Axes

* Cardiovascular System

* Respiratory System

* Aerobic & Anaerobic Exercise

* Short Term Effects of Exercise

* Long Term Effects (training) of Exercise

* Components of Fitness

* Principles of Training

* Optimising Training

* Prevention of Injury

 

English Language

Topics on the English Language Mock Exam - Paper 1 Section A and B

* List four things from a specific part of the text (it be about a character, setting etc.)

* Analyse the way writers use language to present a theme, character, event or setting.

* Analyse the way structure is used to interest the reader.

* Evaluate the extent that you agree or disagree with a statement made about the text.

* Produce a description or narrative based on an image provided.

 

English Literature

Revision of plotcharacters and themes of  'An Inspector Calls' and 'Power and Conflict' poetry.

 

History

Elizabeth:
Students should know, but it will be from the individual units covered:

* Elizabeth and Government

* Elizabeth and the Catholic threat

* Elizabeth and Daily lives 

* Popular culture 

* Elizabethan adventurers.

 

Geography

Year 10 -  1 hour in length 1 question on each topic. Done in the Classroom

 Topic

Content

Hazards

Plate Tectonics

Volcanoes

Earthquakes

Climate Hazards

Storms

Climate Change & Management

Rivers

River processes

River profile

River features Erosion / Depsoition

Flooding and Flood Hydrographs

Coasts

Coastal erosion and depsoition landforms

Coastal management

Coastal processes

Coastal management example

Urban Challenges

Urbanisation

Challenges and Opportunities

Population Change rural and urban areas

 

Music

* Area of Study 3 - Rhythms of the World

* Area of Study 5 - Conventions of Pop

In addition students will need to revise the following areas of study for the Year 10 exam:

* Area of Study 2 – The Concerto Through Time

* Area of Study 4 – Film Music

 

Citizenship

10G Cz they will need to revise the following:

* Economy and finance

* The media and the free press

* Rights and Responsibilities

* The Law

 

10B Cz they will need to revise the following:

* The media and the free press

* Rights and Responsibilities

* The Law

* The legal System

* Democracy and voting

 

Computer Science

System architecture:

* Fetch execute cycle

* Registers

* Main memory (RAM)

* Cache

* Secondary storage (optical, magnetic and solid state)

 

Networks:

* Topologies (advantages and disadvantages)

* LAN / WAN

* Client-Server / peer-to-peer

* Web hosting

* Encryption methods

* Data representation

* Binary

* Hexadecimal

* Legal and ethical issues

 

Religious Studies

Christian Practices:

* Church services

* Prayer

* Easter

* Christmas

* Role of the Church

* Mission and Growth

* Poverty

Religion and Life:

* Origins of the Universe and Humans

* Pollution

* Use and Abuse of the environment and animals

* Euthanasia

* Abortion

* Life after Death

 

Media Studies

* Media Language

* Mise en Scene

* Denotations and Connotations

* Representation

* Set Texts: Pride, GQ, Quality Street, This Girl Can, Bond Spectre and Bond, Man with the Golden Gun

 

Creative Media

* Primary and Secondary Audience

* Uses and Gratification Theory

* Audience Demographics

* Representations

 

Product Design

Section 1: New and Emerging Technologies

*  Industry and Enterprise

*  Sustainability and the Environment

*  People, Culture and Society

*  Production Techniques and Systems

*  Informing Design Decisions

 

Section 2: Energy, Materials, Systems and Devices

*  Energy Generation

*  Energy Storage

*  Modern Materials

*  Smart Materials

*  Composite Materials and Technical Textiles

*  Systems approach to Designing

*  Electronic Systems Processing

*  Mechanical Devices

 

Section 3: Materials and their Working Properties

*  Papers and Boards

*  Natural and Manufactured Timbers

*  Metals and Alloys

*  Polymers

*  Textiles

 

Section 4: Specialist Technical Principles

*  Forces and Stresses on Materials and Objects

*  Improving Functionality

*  Ecological and Social Footprint

*  The 6 R's

*  Scales of Production

 

Section 5: Polymers

*  Sources, Origins and Properties

*  Working with Polymer based materials and fixings

*  Commercial Manufacturing, Surface Treatments and Finishes

 

Section 6: Designing Principles

*  Investigation, Primary and Secondary Data

*  The Work of Others

*  Design Strategies

*  Communication of Design Ideas and Prototype Development

 

French

Theme 1: Identity and Culture

Who am I?: relationships; when I was younger; what my friends and family are like; what makes a good friend; interests; socialising with friends and family; role models

*  Daily Life: customs and everyday life; food and drink; shopping; social media and technology (use of - advantages and disadvantages)

*  Cultural Life: celebrations and festivals; reading; music; sport; film and television

 

Theme 2: Local Area, Holiday and Travel

*  Holidays: preferences; experiences; destinations

*  Travel and Tourist Attractions: travel and accommodation; asking for help and dealing with problems; directions; eating out; shopping

*  Town, Region and Country: weather; places to see; things to do

 

Theme 3: School

*  What School is Like: school types; school day; subjects; rules and pressures; celebrating success

 

Theme 4: Future Aspirations, Study and Work

 Using Languages Beyond the Classroom: forming relationships; travel; employment

*  Ambitions: further study; volunteering; training

*  Work: jobs; careers and professions

 

Theme 5: International and Global Dimension

*  Bringing the World Together: sports events; music events; campaigns and good causes

*  Environmental Issues: being 'green'; access to natural resources

 

Sociology

Families and Households

*  Functions of Families

*  Family Forms

*  Conjugal Role Relationships

*  Criticisms of Families

*  Divorce

 

Sociological Research Methods

*  Research Design

*  Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

*  Different Types of Data

*  Primary and Secondary Sources

*  Interpretation of Data

*  Practical Issues

*  Ethical Issues

 

Education

*  Roles and Functions of Education

The Relationship between Education and Capitalism

*  Educational Achievement

*  Processes within Schools

 

 

 

 

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