Year 9

Suggested Revision for the forthcoming mock exams

Physical Activity

 

Starting Monday 23rd March JOe Wickes, The Body Coach, is going to be hosting a free workout aimed at students LIVE on his YouTube channel.

The workouts will be fun and suitable for all ages and even adults can get involved. 

You don't need any equipment, just tune in to his YouTube channel at 9am each morning for a 30-minute, fun workout.

English Language

 

Topic
Revision Tasks . All page references are to the guides and work books - Check your school email for details of the guides
Page guide

Language exam information

Read and make notes on the information on Pages 1-2 of the revision guide, then answer the questions in the workbook. 

Revision Guide: Pages 1-2

Workbook: Pages 1-2

Paper 1

Questions 1 and 2

Read the overview of questions 1 and 2. Read Page 8- ‘Annotating a source.’ Complete the activities in the workbook.

Revision Guide: Pages 8, 17, 108 + Text 103

Workbook: Page 17 + Text 104

Paper 1

Question 3

Read and make notes about Question 3. Complete the practice questions.

Revision Guide: Pages 29, 33+ Text 104

Workbook: Page 33+ Text 103

Paper 1

Question 4

Read and make notes about Question 4.

Complete the practice questions.

Revision Guide: Pages 37+Text 103; 38+ text 104

Workbook: Page 38+ Text 101

 Paper 1

Question 5

Read and make notes about descriptive writing on of the revision guide. Then revise descriptive techniques.

Revision Guide: Pages 50, 51, and 53.

Workbook: Page 95

Paper 1

Question 4

Revise narrative elements (55), planning ideas (55-57), vocabulary (79-80) and sentence structure (88).

Revision Guide: Pages 55-57, 79-80 and 88.

Workbook: Pages 79-80 and 87-88

Paper 1

Revision

Revise key reading skills in the revision guide and workbook.

Revision Guide: Page 25+ Text 101

Workbook: Page 28+ Text 101

 

 

 

 

Maths (Foundation Level)

 

All Year 9 students have been subscribed to the Hegarty maths online revision programme. The web address is: https://hegartymaths.com The log-in details are as follows: Search School: The Deanes Academy, Student username: Enter name Student password: (students have set their own) - email a teacher if forgotten or request via Hegarty.

 

Topic
Clip Numbers

• Using place value • Decimal multiplication and division • Add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions• Collecting like terms • Simplifying using the index laws • Expand and simplify expressions with brackets • Factorisation

48, 49, 50, 66, 68, 69, 70, 156, 157, 158, 159, 172, 174, 175, 160, 161, 162, 163, 168, 169

 

• Compound area • Area of triangles, parallelograms and trapezia • Area of a circle • Circumference of a circle• Stem and leaf diagrams • Questionnaires • Scatter graphs

554, 555, 556,557 558, 559, 534, 535, 536, 537, 539, 540, 541, 542, 430, 431, 399, 400, 401, 453, 454

• Fractions of an amount (non-calculator) • Percentages of an amount • Percentage increase and decrease

62, 67, 80, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 97, 198, 155,

• Volume of cuboids, prisms and cylinders

568, 569, 571, 572

• Significant figures and estimation • Standard form • Prime factor decomposition, HCF and LCM

130, 131, 122, 123, 128, 30, 32, 35, 36

 

• Represent inequalities on a number line; Solving linear inequalities • Simultaneous linear equations • Drawing straight line graphs; Finding the equation of a straight line • Drawing quadratic graphs

265, 266, 267, 190, 191, 192, 193, 205, 206, 207, 208, 251

 

• Pythagoras’ theorem • Trigonometry in right-angled triangles • Similar shapes • Compound measures; converting metric units

498, 499, 509, 510, 511, 512, 608, 609, 610

• Probability from a table • Probability: expected outcomes • Probability tree diagrams

351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 361, 362

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maths (Higher Level)

 

All Year 9 students have been subscribed to the Hegarty maths online revision programme. The web address is: https://hegartymaths.com The log-in details are as follows: Search School: The Deanes Academy, Student username: Enter name Student password: (students have set their own) - email a teacher if forgotten or request via Hegarty.

 

Topic
Clip Numbers

• Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimals • Basic Percentages: Non-Calculator and Calculator • Fraction, Decimal and Percentage Conversions

• Estimation and Significant Figures • Basic Index Laws • Fractional and Negative Index Laws • Standard Form Calculations

41- 44, 63, 64,66- 72, 48, 49, 50, 84 - 87, 52, 55, 74, 76, 82, 83, 149, 130, 131, 103 - 110, 124 - 127

 

 

• Forming Algebraic Expressions and Formulae • Equations, Expressions, Identities and Formulae • Simplifying Algebraic Expressions • Expanding Double and Triple Brackets

150, 151, 153, 155, 154, 157, 158, 159, 160 - 166

 

• Surds: The Basics - Simplifying, Multiplying, Dividing • Surds: Expanding Brackets • Surds: Rationalising the Denominator

• Factorising Single Brackets • Factorising Double Brackets: Quadratic Expressions • Simplifying Expressions using the Index Laws

112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 167 - 169, 170, 171, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 173, 174, 175

 

• Compound and Algebraic Perimeter • Area of Rectangles, Triangles, Trapezia, Parallelograms • Circumference and Area of a Circle • Perimeter and Area of Semi-Circles and Quarter-Circles

551, 552, 555, 556, 558, 559, 534, 535, 539, 540, 536, 541, 537, 538, 542, 543

• Linear Sequences: nth Term Rule • Quadratic Sequences: nth Term Rule • Other Sequences: Fibonacci, Geometric, Recurrence

196, 197, 198, 247, 248, 249, 250, 261, 262, 263, 264

• Pythagoras’ Theorem: The Basics (including with Surds) and Problem Solving • Trigonometry in Right-Angled Triangles: The Basics and Problem Solving

544 - 547, 498 - 504, 508 - 515

 

• Solving Linear Equations: Unknown on Both Sides • Forming and Solving Linear Equations • Solving Quadratic Equations by Factorisation and using the Formula • Rearranging Formulae

184, 185, 186, 176, 188, 230 - 234, 241,242, 280 - 284

 

• 3D Pythagoras’ Theorem and Trigonometry • Volume of Prisms and Cylinders: The Basics and Problem Solving

505, 506, 507, 569, 571, 572, 573, 574, 575

• Similar Shapes: Lengths - The Basics, Areas and Volumes and Problem Solving • Vectors: an introduction, simple and advanced exam style.

609 - 613, 614 - 621, 622 - 629, 630 - 636

 

 

 

 

Maths (Higher Level – Target Grade 7+)

 

All Year 9 students have been subscribed to the Hegarty maths online revision programme. The web address is: https://hegartymaths.com The log-in details are as follows: Search School: The Deanes Academy, Student username: Enter name Students password: (students have set their own) - email a teacher if forgotten or request via Hegarty.

 

Topic
Clip Numbers

• Mutually Exclusive and Independent Events • Probability Tree Diagrams • Probability Tree Diagrams: Conditional Probability

• Linear Sequences: nth Term Rule • Quadratic Sequences: nth Term Rule • Other Sequences: Fibonacci, Geometric, Recurrence

354, 360, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 360, 196, 197, 198, 247, 248, 249, 250, 261, 262, 263, 264

 

• Arc Length and Area of Circle Sectors • Pythagoras’ Theorem: The Basics (including with Surds) and Problem Solving • Trigonometry in Right-Angled Triangles: The Basics and Problem Solving

544 - 547, 498 - 504, 508 - 515

 

• Volume of Prisms and Cylinders: The Basics and Problem Solving

505, 506, 507

 

 

 

Science - Check your school email for details of the guides

 

Topic
Revision Tasks
CGP Revision guide

P3 Particle model of matter

 

Reactivity of metals

 

130 - 131

 

C8 Chemical analysis

 

Permanent and induced magnetism

Conservation and dissipation of energy

150 - 152

 

 

C9 Chemistry of the atmosphere

 

The atmosphere

 

 

155

 

 

Geography

 

NB: Case studies in revision guide can also be used as well

Topic
Located Case Studies
Revision Guide
Online resources

Landscapes of the UK

  • Physical landscapes of the UK

  • Geomorphic processes (weathering, mass movement, erosion, transportation, deposition)

  • River landscapes (waterfall, gorges, V-shaped valley, levees, ox-bow lakes)

 

OCR GCSE 9-1 Geography A Revision Guide

 

p. 7- 17

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zq3ptyc

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zwmgk7h/revision/1

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zq2b9qt/revision/1

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmU0ybfCrDg

 

River landscapes:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlwgwSvb6Rg

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-w-pAtRRTU

Landscapes of the UK

  • River case study (River Tees)

  • Coastal landscapes

  • Coastal landscape case study (Walton-on-the-Naze)

p. 17- 25

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zq3ptyc

 

Coastal landscapes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWEJq03NBao

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smCPX25PaGE

People of the UK

  • Trading partners

  • Diversity (employment, life expectancy, income, education)

  • Development (causes of uneven development)

 

p. 25- 37

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpkbv4j

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmENLQLUwo8

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysPP4la2KF0

People of the UK

  • Population (ageing population)

  • Case study: a major city in the UK (London)

p. 37- 51

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpkbv4j

UK Environmental Challenges

  • Extreme weather in the UK

  • Flooding case study – The Thames (2014)

 

p. 51- 55

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zgvjxsg/revision/1

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zpyp7hv/revision/1

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zg4tfrd/revision/5

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zgvjxsg/revision/4

 

Extreme weather: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uanuKQXNTM8&t=14s

 

Somerset: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jm18rfECnE

UK Environmental Challenges

  • Energy sources in the UK (renewable, non-renewable energy)

  • Energy management

p. 55- 69

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zggk87h/revision/1

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zh7hvcw/revision/1

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zq3bwxs/revision/1

 

 

HIstory

 

Exam Topic
Content
Revision Guide
Online resources

Crime and punishment c1000-present

Medieval England c1000-c1500

  • Anglo-Saxons

  • Normans

  • Medieval

P 1- 6

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=um6eOiDoDFY&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hne6AfIcTvQ&index=2&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air

Crime and punishment c1000-present

Early Modern England c1500-c1700

  • Crime

  • Punishment

  • Law enforcement

  • Case studies: The Gunpowder Plotters

  • Witchcraft

P 7-12

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFsFJBM-rZs&index=3&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qgqs5zeDUC8&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air&index=4

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iWXe4wpOks&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air&index=5

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaVRPhp4260&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air&index=6

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MD-FXnlmFgI&index=7&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air

 

Crime and punishment c1000-present

18th and 19th century Britain

  • Crimes

  • Punishment

  • Law enforcement

  • Case study:  Pentonville Prison

  • Robert Peel

P 13-18

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuswHbcZa6I&index=8&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uakc_ONW_VI&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air&index=9

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mfrhMr6xxA&index=10&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMOFuxxoMKI&index=11&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxv7_EcQ4MY&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air&index=12

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inQQecXtyk0&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air&index=13

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ1D63-mNTw&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air&index=14

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEndQbOufW4&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air&index=16

 

Crime and punishment c1000-present

Modern Britain c1900-present

  • Crime

  • Punishment

  • Law enforcement

  • Case study: Conscientious objectors

  • The Derek Bentley case

P 19- 24

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dl6iR05QqDU&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air&index=17

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gt8OJyT3Fv8&index=18&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dt9p-nJUBw&index=19&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4z1iDHyxuE&list=PLtMbgkmk6LqwaXdLMXud4A2DRpgJ02air&index=20

 

The historic environment: Whitechapel c1870- c1900

  • The Metropolitan Police

  • Local context of Whitechapel

P 25-29

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBIHcQkK67A

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8-gZH0yNqc&t=229s

 

 

 

French

 Resources:

AQA Study Book (Grammar and translation), Pearson Active Learn (online, listening, reading, vocabulary practice), Revision materials given out for reading and translation, Revision answers for speaking exam for each unit

www.memrise.com               quizlet                 Yabla.com (Free Demos)                    duolingo app

www.languagesonline.org.uk        newsinslowfrench.com

www.linguascope.com - the password has been emailed to you:  French&Spanish  - especially the introductory dialogues at Intermediate level for listenings

 

Topic
Active Learn
Grammar revision
Study book pages

Unit 1 Family and friends, relationships, your life when younger

Unit 1

Tenses: regular present, near future, perfect, imperfect; reflexive verbs

40, 44, 50, 52, 56, 60

Unit 2 Free time, sports, technology, media, TV

Unit 2

Present tense irregular; depuis + present tense, comparatives, negatives

42, 14, 70, 82

Unit 3 daily life, food and festivals, asking questions

Unit 3

Modal verbs – devoir, pouvoir, vouloir; using 3 tenses, H using en, venir de

46, 86, 94, 96

H 38, 98

 

 

 

Spanish

Resources:

AQA Study Book (Grammar and translation), Pearson Active Learn (online, listening, reading, vocabulary practice), Revision materials given out for reading and translation, Revision answers for speaking exam for each unit

www.memrise.com               quizlet                 Yabla.com (Free Demos)                    duolingo app

www.languagesonline.org.uk      Google Classroom        newsinslowSpanish.com

www.linguascope.com - the password has been emailed to you:   French&Spanish  - especially the introductory dialogues at Intermediate level for listenings

 

 

Topic
Active Learn
Grammar revision
Study book pages

Unit 1 Holidays, weather, accommodation, opinions

Unit 1

Tenses: regular and irregular present, preterite; using usted, negatives

26, 36, 38, 50, 52, 74

Unit 2 School, subjects, facilities, rules, school exchanges

Unit 2

Imperfect tense, phrases followed by the infinitive, near future tense

56, 60, 88

Unit 3 Family, relationships, social networks, reading

Unit 3

para + infinitive, present continuous, ser and estar, connectives

42, 66, 87

 

You can access free online fiction books to read by clicking on the links:

Macbeth, by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing, by William Shakespeare

The Tempest, by William Shakespeare

The Merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare

Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, by Robert Lois Stevenson

A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens

Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë

Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley

Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen

The Sign of the Four, by Arthur Conan Doyle

An Inspector Calls, by J. B. Priestley

Blood Brothers, by Willy Russell

DNA, by Dennis Kelly

A Taste of Honey, by Shelagh Delaney

Lord of the Flies, by William Golding

Animal Farm, by George Orwell

 

Careers 

Youth Employment UK have provided this free Skills and Careers Activities booklet is perfect for young people to work through at home. Click here to download the booklet.

Success At School have produced a Careers Action Plan for students to complete.  Parents can also register for a regular newsletter containing Career Guidance.  The guide can be downloaded here, and the link for the newsletter is here.