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Which GCSEs?

Below is a guide for parents and carers to GCSE specifications: this means which exams your child will be sitting, with which exam board, as content usually changes between different boards.

On the following pages is a list of revision books for each subject; useful if you want to buy any books to support your child with their revision.

YearSubjectGCSE specificationLink to exam board and specification
11EnglishAQA GCSE English Literature 8702 and AQA GCSE English Language 8700https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/english/gcse

https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/english/specifications/AQA-8702-SP-2015.PDF

https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/english/specifications/AQA-8700-SP-2015.PDF

11MathsAQA GCSE Maths 8300https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/mathematics/gcse/mathematics-8300

https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/mathematics/specifications/AQA-8300-SP-2015.PDF

11Further MathsAQA GCSE Further Mathshttps://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/mathematics/aqa-certificate/further-mathematics-8365

https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/mathematics/specifications/AQA-8365-SP-2018.PDF

11ScienceEdexcel Combined Science and Edexcel Triple Sciencehttps://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/sciences-2016.html

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/Science/2016/Specification/GCSE_CombinedScience_Spec.pdf

11HistoryEdexcel GCSE Historyhttps://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/history-2016.html

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/History/2016/specification-and-sample-assessments/GCSE_History_(9-1)_Specification_Issue_2.pdf

11GeographyAQA GCSE Geography 8035https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/geography/gcse

https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/geography/specifications/AQA-8035-SP-2016.PDF

11SpanishAQA GCSE Spanish 8698https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/languages/gcse/spanish-8698

https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/spanish/specifications/AQA-8698-SP-2016.PDF

11Computer ScienceAQA GCSE Computer Science 8520https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/computer-science-and-it/gcse/computer-science-8520

https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/computing/specifications/AQA-8520-SP-2016.PDF

10Computer ScienceOCR GCSE Computer Sciencehttps://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse/computer-science-j276-from-2016/

https://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/225975-specification-accredited-gcse-computer-science-j276.pdf

11StatisticsEdexcel GCSE Statisticshttps://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/statistics-2017.html

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/Statistics/2017/specification-and-sample-assessments/gcse-9-1-statistics-specification.pdf

11DramaAQA GCSE Drama 8261https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/drama/gcse

https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/drama/specifications/AQA-8261-SP-2016.PDF

11MusicAQA GCSE Music 8271https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/music/gcse/music-8271

https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/music/specifications/AQA-8271-SP-2016.PDF

11Photography and TextilesAQA GCSE  Art and Design Photography and Textile Designhttps://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/art-and-design/gcse/art-and-design-8201-8206

https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/art-and-design/specifications/AQA-ART-GCSE-SP-2016.PDF

11Religious StudiesAQA GCSE Religious Studies 
10Religious StudiesEDUQAS GCSE Religious Studies 
11Design TechnologyEDUQAS GCSE Design Technology GCSE 
11Hospitality and CateringEDUQAS Level 1/2 Award 
11Sport ScienceOCR Sports Sciencehttps://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/cambridge-nationals/sport-science-level-1-2-j802-j812/

https://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/82412-specification.pdf

11BusinessOCR Cambridge Nationals Enterprise and Marketinghttps://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/cambridge-nationals/enterprise-and-marketing-level-1-and-2-certificate-j819/  https://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/338513-specification.pdf
11Health and Social CareBTEC Health and Social Carehttps://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-tech-awards/health-and-social-care.html

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/btec-tec-awards/health-and-social-care/2017/specification-and-sample-assessments/tech-award-HSC-spec.pdf

 

 

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