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GCSE Year 10 Revision

If anyone can help me with revisions for these GCSE subjects:

AQA Food technology and nutrition
AQA English lit. + lang.
AQA Combined Science
AQA Religious Studies
AQA Geography
AQA German
BTEC Health and social care
Edexcel Maths

please reply to this thread. :wink:.
Hey I don't do all of your subjects but I'll try to give a generalised idea

Maths :I think at first do a past paper and the questions you are stuck on you should take a note of them down with their topics and see if you can delve into them deeper. Use websites like Corbett Maths or 1st class maths just so that you get a variety of what the topic can hold. Even watch videos b4 u start

AQA German - I don't think German is different from Spanish if we have the same exam board. For Writing I suggest you take a not of high-level vocabs to get you on top. Make sure you know your tenses very well bcs you do not want to be put down due to inconsistent accuracy. When reading the questions make sure you do not confuse the past from the present etc. For Reading, I suggest you should do .. For Listening what helped me the most is listening to listen to Spanish songs or watch a movie in Spanish maybe you can do the same in german. If you do not want to do those things then probs do a listening past paper and get the transcript after.. highlight the words you do not know and put them in flashcards.

Eng Lit- know your text well! It is not mandatory to learn quotes (but it would be good if you did) and you could just use reference instead- AQA does not mind if you do not use quotes. Make sure to know what the writers intentions are.

English Lang- It is a must to practice writing creatively (non-fiction/fiction)... these are the main marks bs that section is work half your marks (40) and this could raise up your grades a lot. For the other section I suggest you pick out and highlight the main words that link to each other to portray something. For example 'smashed', 'flung' 'trampled' all of them have semantic field of violence. This would be much easier for you to make an assumption of what is presented in the text

AQA Science- I don't do combined but what I would say is to know and understand the content you have been taught.. maybe do a past paper but idk how much you have been taught

Btw you are only in Year 10 - just know that your mocks is a way of seeing where you are and what to prioritise when you are in Year 11. It's a stepping stone for you to do better because it is just the first time your are doing it... therefore it might not be perfect or what you would like. Just put in the effort and keep this momentum when you get to Year 11.

Any questions you wanna ask.. feel free to say it 🙂

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Original post by Ilovemygf.
If anyone can help me with revisions for these GCSE subjects:
AQA Food technology and nutrition
AQA English lit. + lang.
AQA Combined Science
AQA Religious Studies
AQA Geography
AQA German
BTEC Health and social care
Edexcel Maths
please reply to this thread. :wink:.

for english literature i think that for remembering quotes from poems and characters you can use gizmo which is an app/website where you write a quote for example and then it highlights words to test you on or you can highlight them yourself, however i also recommend looking at past questions and making plans of them if you don't want to answer the question fully

for english language i think the only way to revise is to just do past papers, and same with maths. additionally with maths you can use maths genie which is a great website which has questions for each grade, so if you're aiming for a grade 7 for example you can practise the grade 7 questions and also the grade 6, 5, 4 questions so you're fully prepared :smile:

for science you can use cognito or seneca which are great for acquiring the knowledge and remembering it

for geography please make sure you know your case studies because they are quite important, my school made a booklet of all the case studies we need to know so if you have that then that's useful and just go over that - you can also use gizmo for statistics on these case studies

also you can use seneca with basically any subject (hopefully the ones that i didn't do at school that you've listed will have a course on seneca)

hope this helps :smile:
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Original post by emmadi.boyle
for english literature i think that for remembering quotes from poems and characters you can use gizmo which is an app/website where you write a quote for example and then it highlights words to test you on or you can highlight them yourself, however i also recommend looking at past questions and making plans of them if you don't want to answer the question fully
for english language i think the only way to revise is to just do past papers, and same with maths. additionally with maths you can use maths genie which is a great website which has questions for each grade, so if you're aiming for a grade 7 for example you can practise the grade 7 questions and also the grade 6, 5, 4 questions so you're fully prepared :smile:
for science you can use cognito or seneca which are great for acquiring the knowledge and remembering it
for geography please make sure you know your case studies because they are quite important, my school made a booklet of all the case studies we need to know so if you have that then that's useful and just go over that - you can also use gizmo for statistics on these case studies
also you can use seneca with basically any subject (hopefully the ones that i didn't do at school that you've listed will have a course on seneca)
hope this helps :smile:


Thanks so much!! :smile:
Original post by Ilovemygf.
Thanks so much!! :smile:

you're welcome!
Reply 5
Original post by koolkhad
Hey I don't do all of your subjects but I'll try to give a generalised idea

Maths :I think at first do a past paper and the questions you are stuck on you should take a note of them down with their topics and see if you can delve into them deeper. Use websites like Corbett Maths or 1st class maths just so that you get a variety of what the topic can hold. Even watch videos b4 u start

AQA German - I don't think German is different from Spanish if we have the same exam board. For Writing I suggest you take a not of high-level vocabs to get you on top. Make sure you know your tenses very well bcs you do not want to be put down due to inconsistent accuracy. When reading the questions make sure you do not confuse the past from the present etc. For Reading, I suggest you should do .. For Listening what helped me the most is listening to listen to Spanish songs or watch a movie in Spanish maybe you can do the same in german. If you do not want to do those things then probs do a listening past paper and get the transcript after.. highlight the words you do not know and put them in flashcards.

Eng Lit- know your text well! It is not mandatory to learn quotes (but it would be good if you did) and you could just use reference instead- AQA does not mind if you do not use quotes. Make sure to know what the writers intentions are.

English Lang- It is a must to practice writing creatively (non-fiction/fiction)... these are the main marks bs that section is work half your marks (40) and this could raise up your grades a lot. For the other section I suggest you pick out and highlight the main words that link to each other to portray something. For example 'smashed', 'flung' 'trampled' all of them have semantic field of violence. This would be much easier for you to make an assumption of what is presented in the text

AQA Science- I don't do combined but what I would say is to know and understand the content you have been taught.. maybe do a past paper but idk how much you have been taught
Btw you are only in Year 10 - just know that your mocks is a way of seeing where you are and what to prioritise when you are in Year 11. It's a stepping stone for you to do better because it is just the first time your are doing it... therefore it might not be perfect or what you would like. Just put in the effort and keep this momentum when you get to Year 11.
Any questions you wanna ask.. feel free to say it 🙂



Okay thanks :smile:
Original post by Ilovemygf.
If anyone can help me with revisions for these GCSE subjects:
AQA Food technology and nutrition
AQA English lit. + lang.
AQA Combined Science
AQA Religious Studies
AQA Geography
AQA German
BTEC Health and social care
Edexcel Maths
please reply to this thread. :wink:.

for science use PMY, SAVEMYEXAMS, Seneca. RE use abc bitesize. Maths use: mathsgenie, corbettmaths and revision books and YouTube channels hope this helps
Can someone give me a rough grade for this question 5 english language response:
The holy priest stirred up from his slumber. He arose and found he was lying somewhere in a jungle. The towering trees were sways and torrents of rain plummeted down onto the moist, saturated soil. The priest gently wiped his long, luscious white beard with much care and compassion and as he looked towards his feet a streamlined light peeping between two branches lay on the ground. Almost like a red carpet laying his route for him, as he started following aloud as the sun dripped warmth like hot wax soothing and smarting him simultaneously. As he left the jungle there was an amazing sight. The horizon looked light, a golden sheath beaten by a hammer, as though some Greek god had come back from the dead. The skies show it’s artistic trickery: cobalt blue depth, azure outlines to the clouds which weren't far from his reach. The scene was too be behold and he started walking up a set of stairs made of beautiful, glamorous tiles which danced in the sun. It was at this moment that the priest had realised that he had got into heaven. And this made him ecstatic. ‘Praise the Lord’ he shouted with his arms swinging up and down. ‘My deeds have finally paid off’ With much joy and excitement he escalated up the stairs for the celestial realms that awaited him. He then got to the top and he saw the breath-taking paradise which he had reserved a spot in. The Priest then lightly played his finger upon the scanner and to his disappointment it said ‘Access Denied.’ This made the priest extremely devastated and tired again.. But he had no luck. He stumbled down the other side of the stairs as he was escorted by the guard. With much remorse, the rain and his tears merged. The wind flexed its muscles, whipping the clouds into shape and the sky put on their evil, black cape on: as if they were ordered to by a tyrant who had come back to order them. The priest then met his fate and scanned his finger onto the gates of hell opened but just as he was about to enter God himself came and told him. ‘My Child, you have passed my last test.’ and the priest replied My Lord, What do you mean’ And God said I wanted to see if you would stay in my will and you my child will enter my sanctuary and I will now serve you my child’ The priest dropped to his feet and burst into tears with excitement and joy and was extremely happy of his actions in his life which lead to be in bliss in his life in heaven.

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