Exam Success Resources

Useful Revision Websites

Create online flashcards and your own quizzes http://www.proprofs.com/

BBC revision podcasts/videos/quizzes http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/

Free – mind-mapping software http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

How delaying gratification helps lead to success http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0yhHKWUa0g

The loci method of memory (visual images connected to ideas) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NROegsMqNc

Art & Photography

Computer Studies and IT



French & Spanish



The school has subscribed to three revision web sites.  These are:




You have all been given an individual login and password to access all three websites.

For Past Papers – Login to Portico

  • Higher Papers – G:\Maths\KS4 – GCSE Resources\Higher

  • Foundation Papers – G:\Maths\KS4 – GCSE Resources\Foundation

Physical Education

Religious Studies



Food Technology

Links for Food Preparation & Nutrition Exam Preparation 

How will you be assessed? - http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/food/gcse/food-preparation-and-nutrition-8585/specification-at-a-glance

Topic Area checklists:

  1.  Food Nutrition & Health  http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/food/gcse/food-preparation-and-nutrition-8585/subject-content/food,-nutrition-and-health
  2.  Food Science http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/food/gcse/food-preparation-and-nutrition-8585/subject-content/food,-nutrition-and-health
  3.  Food Safety http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/food/gcse/food-preparation-and-nutrition-8585/subject-content/food,-nutrition-and-health
  4. Food Choice http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/food/gcse/food-preparation-and-nutrition-8585/subject-content/food-choice
  5. Food Provenance http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/food/gcse/food-preparation-and-nutrition-8585/subject-content/food-choice
  6. Subject Specific Terminology  http://www.aqa.org.uk/resources/food/gcse/food-preparation-and-nutrition/teach/subject-specific-vocabulary

Illuminate Online Textbook - this contains everything needed for the written exam and contains a wide variety of clips, quizzes and exam-style questions which are all useful to help test subject knowledge www.illuminate.digital/aqafood/


Specimen Exam paper & Mark Scheme - http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/food/AQA-85851-SQP.PDF%20


Please note that as this is a new qualification there is not a full bank of past papers. Pupils have been provided with a booklet containing a large range of exam questions – please contact me if you require a replacement as this is not available electronically

BBC Bitesize – recommended links  - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/design/foodtech/socialenvironmentalissuesrev1

 Other resources students have been provided with 

  •  CGP Revision Guide and Workbook (still available to buy – see Parent pay) 
  •  Exam Question booklet – available from Mrs Lean (not electronically)
  •  Prompt sheets, past examination papers and markschemes are available from Mrs Lean in Room 13 for both Catering and Food Technology.
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