GCSE English Revision

Online revision

Please use the Activate Learning Online site to help focus your revision:

https://activatelearningonline.instructure.com/

If you are not sure what you need to revise for your GCSE English exam, ask your English teacher.

Also, use the BBC Bitesize resources:

https://www.bbc.com/education/examspecs/zcbchv4

Mr Salles English

https://www.youtube.com/user/dominicsalles

Mr Bruff - Available on YouTube or on Activate Learning Online

https://www.youtube.com/user/mrbruff

The library has two Get the Grade GCSE Language AQA e-books: one for grades 1-5 and one for grades 5-9. You can download them and read them for free. Visit the library for more information.



Past papers

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/english/gcse/english-language-8700/assessment-resources

Please also follow your English teacher’s advice about which past papers to use so that you can extend work already begun in class.

Exam dates


· Paper 1 Tuesday 5 June, 9am

· Paper 2 Friday 8 June, 9am

· Arrive at your exam one hour before the exam is due to start

May half-term revision

Banbury and Bicester College (Banbury Campus only)

  • Tuesday 29 May, 9am-12 and 12-3pm
  • Wednesday 30 May, 9am-12, 12-3pm and 5.30-7.30pm
  • Thursday 31 May, 10am-12
  • Friday 1 June, 10am-12


Reading College

ALBU

  • Tuesday 29 May (10am-12.30pm), Creative writing workshop - C6
  • Wednesday 30 May - Paper 1 run through (10-10.45am) and revision workshop (10.45am-12.30pm) - C18; Paper 2 run through (1.30-2.15pm) and revision workshop (2.15-5pm)
  • Thursday 31 May - Paper 2 run through (1.30-2.15pm) and revision workshop (2.15-5pm) - C18; Paper 1 run through (6-6.45pm) and revision workshop (6.45-8.30pm)
  • Friday 1 June - Paper 1 run through (10-10.45am) and revision workshop (10.45am-12.30pm) - C18; Paper 2 run through (1.30-2.15pm) and revision workshop (2.15-4.30pm)

LIFESTYLES

  • Thursday 31 May - Revision workshop (10am-12) - C51

LIFESKILLS

  • Tuesday 29 May - Descriptive writing (10.45am) and Language use (1.15pm) - B16/2
  • Wednesday 30 May - Critical analysis (10.45am) and Persuasive writing (1.15pm) - B16/2
  • Thursday 31 May - Summary (10.45am) and Comparing writers (1.15pm) - B16/2

ENGINEERING AND ICT

  • Wednesday 30 May - Paper 1 (11am-1pm) - D52
  • Thursday 31 May - Paper 2 (11am-1pm) - D52

TECHNOLOGY AND CONSTRUCTION

  • Thursday 31 May - Paper 1 (10.30am-12 and 1.30-3pm) - B011/5
  • Friday 1 June - Paper 2 (10.30am-12 and 1.30-3pm) - B011/5

CREATIVE ARTS

Please attend your normal timetabled sessions.


City of Oxford College

  • At the Oxford city centre campus:
  • Tuesday 29 May (10am-2pm)- Room D306 (Sylvia) or D310 (Catherine)
  • Wednesday 30 May (10am-2pm) - Room D306 (Louise) or D310 (Sylvia)
  • Thursday 31 May (10am-2pm) - Room D306 (Karen) or D310 (Louise)
  • Friday 1 June (10am-2pm) - Room D306 (Karen) or D310 (Sylvia)