The GCSE: Step-by-Step revision and learning programme help students in Secondary Schools in year seven upwards learn and prepare for their GCSE 9-1 exams.
This video was published by Ofqual. Ofqual is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation is a non-ministerial government department that regulates qualifications, exams and tests in England.
The amount of choice of secondary school you will enjoy is somewhat limited. It depends where you live and the nature of the schools in your local area. If any of the schools are over-subscribed in your area, then it is likely that your child will be allocated to the school dictated by your postcode.
We all know that exam-time is stressful. There’s all that information to retain and some of us are just no good at that, right? Well, actually, there are loads of methods that you can put into play during revision time that will make the brain more absorbent – soaking in those facts and figures, putting them into practice and making sure that you’re prepared for the big day.
As a student sitting your GCSEs, you may be wondering why there are different exam boards across your subjects. For some schools- even within the same subject- you might find that someone in a different class is with a different exam board to you! This can be confusing, maybe even worrying. You might wonder if there’s a secret reason why your teacher has signed you up for a certain one! Here, we look at some of the reasons exams boards differ- and how this applies to you.