We will keep this page updated with various documents and tips to help you through your Year 11 studies and revision.
Please check back regularly for updates from your teachers, and also check the Subject Specific pages on this website.
Revision List Summer 2022 - Download
GCSE Technique Sheet - Download
Glossary of Terms - Download
Command Words - Download
Knowledge Organisers Finance - Download
Business Finance - Download
Accounting & Finance - Download
Revenue, Costs and Profit - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zb2shbk/revision/1
Sources of Finance - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zhwtmfr/revision/1
Financial Terms and Calculations - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/z7kpt39/revision/1
Business Calculations - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zd2fpg8/revision/1
Understanding Business Performance - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zms4gwx/revision/1
Market Research - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/z6y9rj6/revision/1
Market Segmentation - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/z7scbdm/revision/1
Customer Needs - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zn3847h/revision/1
www.smartrevise.online - All the revision tasks are located on here.
Unit revision maps are located on TEAMs on the class page.
Please see the History pages - https://www.st-benedicts.cumbria.sch.uk/history-key-stage-4/
AQA Kerboodle online resources for French & German (students have access to this using their passwords)
Duolingo free mobile app to practice vocabulary
BBC bitesize -
MrMcMillanREvis - YouTube – This has lots of revision videos on different topics from the GCSE course
What is revision for?
It is possible to describe preparing for examinations as like running a marathon with a sprint at the end! You have to keep up with the front runners throughout the course and then reassemble at the race track for the sustained sprint at the end. How fast you can run at the end will depend on your long term preparation, and last minute panic revision and examination technique cannot make up for consistent work throughout the course. There are no short cuts.
There are, in addition, some techniques and ways of organising yourself and your time, both in the run up to and in the examination itself, which you should also employ to maximise your chances. Here are some suggestions:
You need a plan and a timetable.
In your plan, you should try to organise the following:
The right time slots when you can work most effectively (mornings, afternoons, evenings?)
MAKE YOUR REVISION ACTIVE AND VARIED IF POSSIBLE so that it is not just a single repetitive task. Employ a range of the techniques set out below:
The build-up to an examination is a stressful time and stress can be both productive and destructive. You have to ensure that you can recognise, and then control and use it, so that it is the former rather than the latter.
Easier said than done for some people, but all of us have suffered from the destructive elements of stress at some stage! It can show itself in some of the following ways:
There are strategies for controlling and channelling these symptoms. Try to construct a framework where you:
The prime objective is to get to the examination