biology

GCSE Bitesize BiologyThis site has six topic areas: Ecology, Humans, Inheritance, Plants, Processes and Variation.  As you go into each one there are lists of sub topics. For example clicking on Inheritances will take you to sub topics such as Dominant and Recessive Genes.

S-cool covers the same topic areas but uses slightly different headings.

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BUSINESS STUDIES

GCSE Bitesize Business covers the main topics: Business Aims and Organisation, Business Environment, Finance, Marketing, People in Business and Production.

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The Times100 has a huge selection of case studies on major companies, linked to all the GCSE and Applied GCSE topics. You can search by topic, course or exam specification. There’s a Business theory section to help you revise and quizzes to test your understanding.

DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

GCSE Bitesize Design has revision material and tests covering Electronics, Food Technology, Graphics, Resistant Materials, Textile Technology, Systems and Control.

S-Cool has revision material for Food Technology only.

Sam Learning Exam Revision users can access exam papers for Food Technology, Resistant Materials, Systems and Control. Log on to Sam learning using the password supplied by your school.

Technology Student Information sheets rather than revision exercises but covers everything you need to know for design technology.

CHEMISTRY

GCSE Bitesize Chemistry has four topic areas: Patterns of Behaviour, Changing Materials, Geology and Structure of Materials. As you go into each one there are lists of sub topics. For example, revision and tests on the Periodic Table can be found in Patterns of Behaviour.

S-Cool covers the same topics but uses slightly different headings.

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Skoool has revision exercises for Modular and Co-ordinated Double Science at both Higher and Foundation level.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

GCSE Bitesize English and S-Cool have sections on reading and writing.

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ENGLISH LITERATURE

GCSE Bitesize English Literature has a good selection of exercises on poetry, drama and novels

Universal Teacher Has a series of links to excellent free study guides and online tutorials for both language and literature.

Englishbiz Excellent collection of worksheets to help improve grades for GCSE Language and Literature.

CONVERSE

Students and lecturers from Cambridge University’s Faculty of English have created a range of resources to help with literature study. Particularly good for First World War Poetry and Shakespeare.

GEOGRAPHY

GCSE Bitesize Geography has eight main topic headings: Cities, Coasts, Economic Activity, Ecosystems, Population and Development, Tectonics, Water and Rivers, Weather and Climate. Each leads to a range of subtopics.

S-Cool has more detailed headings but the subjects covered are the same.

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HISTORY

GCSE Bitesize History covers Britain and the First World War, Germany, 1919 –1945, India, International Relations 1919 to 1945 and 1945 to 1989, The USA, Medicine Through Time, Russia and the USSR.

Sam Learning users can access exam papers on the History of Medicine, Nazi Germany and Modern World History. Log on to SAM Learning using the password supplied by your school.

School History Revision Covers World War 1, Weimar and Nazi Germany, Russia / USSR 1917-1953, USA 1929-41, International Relations 1919-1939, Impact of War, 1914-1948, Superpower Relations, 1945-1989, USA Divided Union 1941-1980, Medicine through Time, The American West, Crime and Punishment through Time, Agriculture 1750-1900, Transport and Leisure.

ICT

GCSE Bitesize ICT covers ICT Systems, Hardware, Software, Data Communications, Databases, Measurement and Control, Modelling, The Legal Framework and Implications of ICT.

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Ewart Help with coursework, revision notes and quizzes.

The Teacher Study notes and revision exercises for all exam boards.

MATHS

GCSE Bitesize Maths has separate sections for foundation and higher students. It covers Number and Algebra, Shape, Space and Measurement and Handling data.

S-Cool covers the same topics but in a more general way with no split for foundation and higher tiers.

Sam Learning users can access revision material and exam papers. These are divided into foundation and higher tiers. Log on to SAM Learning using the password supplied by your school.

Skoool Revision exercises for Higher, Intermediate and Foundation level Maths.

Revision Maths Includes a range of practise questions.

MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

GCSE Bitesize French covers listening, reading, speaking and writing at foundation and higher level. The site has sound so you can listen to spoken French and test your understanding.

Sam Learning users can access revision material and exam papers. Log on to SAM Learning using the password supplied by your school.

S-Cool has a good French vocabulary section.

French Revision Interactive listening, reading and writing exercises, past papers, revision activities and role play. Click on the Intermediate link for GCSE material.

Bonjour de France Interactive help and tests with grammar, vocabulary and comprehension – all in French.

GCSE Bitesize German covers listening, reading, speaking and writing at foundation and higher level. The site has sound so you can listen to spoken German and test your understanding. S-Cool covers speaking, reading and writing.

GCSE Bitesize Spanish covers listening, reading, speaking and writing at foundation and higher level. The site has sound so you can listen to spoken Spanish and test your understanding.

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MUSIC

GCSE Bitesize Music covers listening, reading, speaking and writing at foundation and higher level. The site has sound so you can listen to spoken French and test your understanding.

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PHYSICAL EDUCATION

GCSE Bitesize PE covers the main topics under four headings, Anatomy and Physiology, Culture and History, Health and Fitness and Training and Performance

S-Cool covers the same topics but with a longer menu of headings.

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Sports Rules excellent for rules of a whole range of sports

PHYSICS

GCSE Bitesize Physics the main topics are Earth and Beyond, Electricity and Magnetism, Energy Forces and Motion, Radioactivity and Waves. Each has lists of sub topics.

S-Cool covers the same areas but use slightly different headings.

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Skoool has revision exercises for Modular and Coordinated Double Science at both Higher and Foundation level.