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    I have a schools direct interview and one of the activities is a subject knowledge test. I'm really worried as my subject knowledge is not up to scratch yet as my degree is in a different subject! Does anybody have experiences of what the knowledge tests are like?
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    (Original post by LR9797)
    I have a schools direct interview and one of the activities is a subject knowledge test. I'm really worried as my subject knowledge is not up to scratch yet as my degree is in a different subject! Does anybody have experiences of what the knowledge tests are like?
    Hi, you might be more likely to get a response on the teaching sub-forum here: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=97

    I applied for a PGCE so I haven't done this subject knowledge test, but at some interviews I was asked subject knowledge based questions. I'd say the best thing to do is to look through the curriculum for your subject upto GCSE (or look at a GCSE spec) and check you could answer questions on all or most of the subjects. If not, a bit of revision might be needed!

    Which subject is this for?
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    I have a schools direct interview and one of the activities is a subject knowledge test. I'm really worried as my subject knowledge is not up to scratch yet as my degree is in a different subject! Does anybody have experiences of what the knowledge tests are like?
    Hi, you might be more likely to get a response on the teaching sub-forum here: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=97

    I applied for a PGCE so I haven't done this subject knowledge test, but at some interviews I was asked subject knowledge based questions. I'd say the best thing to do is to look through the curriculum for your subject upto GCSE (or look at a GCSE spec) and check you could answer questions on all or most of the subjects. If not, a bit of revision might be needed!

    Which subject is this for?
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    Hi, you might be more likely to get a response on the teaching sub-forum here: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=97

    I applied for a PGCE so I haven't done this subject knowledge test, but at some interviews I was asked subject knowledge based questions. I'd say the best thing to do is to look through the curriculum for your subject upto GCSE (or look at a GCSE spec) and check you could answer questions on all or most of the subjects. If not, a bit of revision might be needed!

    Which subject is this for?
    Thanks! The subject is Biology and my degree is in Sports Science.
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    (Original post by LR9797)
    Thanks! The subject is Biology and my degree is in Sports Science.
    I also applied for biology Maybe consider looking at plant biology? I imagine that's the bit you haven't done for the longest?

    Also, as you'd be expected to teach general science up to KS3, check if you'll have any chemistry or physics questions to answer.

    Good Luck!
 
 
 
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