Exam Revision Guides

Revision guides have been produced to provide specific, directed help to parents and students. The guides cover the examinations, both internal and external, that students take during the course of their HeadStart educational journey.


Examination Preparation

On the 21st of November students begin to revise for the upcoming exams. Preparation begins with revision in class using past papers. Students should also begin to revise at home. This will culminate in exam week which starts on the 28th of November.

Year 7, 8 and 9 (Key Stage 3) will be examined in the core subjects of English, Maths and Science after which they will undergo rigorous teacher assessment in the other subject areas. The results will be reported back to parents at the end of term 1 through the reports and the parent conferences which take place in December.

Year 10 will sit examinations in every subject during lesson time.

Year 11 will take their ‘Mock Practical’ exams between the 28th of November and January, 2017.

Students in Year 11 preparing for their Mock Exams should study the complete syllabus as outlined in the Cambridge Website http://www.cie.org.uk/


Progression Tests Revision Packs for Term 3

At the end of each academic year, students in Years 7, 8 and 10 have an end of year test (Year 10) or a Cambridge Progression Test (Years 7 and 8) in the Core Subjects of English, Maths, and Science. At the start of Term 3, Year 9 take a Cambridge Checkpoint Test which is a series of diagnostic tests in English, Maths, and Science. The papers are marked by Cambridge and the results are known towards the end of Term 3.

Mid-way through Term 3, Year 11 and 12 students take their Cambridge iGCSE or AS Level tests in all subjects. The papers are externally marked by Cambridge and the results are known before the start of the new academic year.

Parents and students should carefully read the revision guides and the sample questions as this will provide a solid foundation prior to, and during, a student’s revision schedule.


Examination Scope Sheets


Term 1

Term 1: English

Term 1: Maths

Term 1: Science

Term 1: History

Term 1: Geography

Term 1: Music

Term 1: Art

Term 1: ICT

Term 1: Design and Technology

Term 1: Mandarin

Term 1: Thai

Term 3

Term 3: English

Year 11 Examination Scope First Language English Mock Exam .docx, 336 KB
Year 11 Mock Exam Core Insert .pdf, 131 KB
Year 11 Mock Exam Extended Mark Scheme .pdf, 135 KB
Year 11 Mock Exam Core Mark Scheme .pdf, 138 KB
Year 11 Mock Exam Core Question Paper .pdf, 171 KB
Year 11 Mock Exam Extended Question Paper .pdf, 452 KB
Year 11 Mock Exam Paper 4 Listening Question Paper .pdf, 463 KB
Year 11 Mock Exam Listening .mp3, 36.6 MB
Year 11 Mock Exam Paper 4 Listening Mark Scheme .pdf, 149 KB
Year 11 Mock Exam Paper 5 Speaking Examiners Notes .pdf, 656 KB
Year 11 Mock Exam Extended Insert 2016 .pdf, 446 KB
Year 11 Mock Exam Paper 2 Reading Writing Question Paper .pdf, 776 KB
Year 11 Mock Exam 2016 Paper 2 Reading Writing Mark Scheme .pdf, 146 KB
Year 11 Mock Exam 2016 Paper 5 Speaking Assessment A Question Paper .pdf, 784 KB
Year 11 Examination Scope Mock ESL IGCSE .docx, 164 KB
Year 10 Examination Scope Mock Exam .docx, 164 KB
Year 10 Revision pack Cover Sheet English Exams .pdf, 2.47 MB
Practical Exam ESL .docx, 159 KB
Year 7 English PAPER 2 INSERT .pdf, 146 KB
Year 7 English PAPER 1 .pdf, 467 KB
Year 7 English End of Term 3 Scope sheet .docx, 164 KB
Year 7 English MARKSCHEME .pdf, 208 KB
Year 7 English PAPER 2 .pdf, 259 KB
Year 7 PAPER 1 .pdf, 467 KB
Year 7 Mark Scheme .pdf, 208 KB
Year 7 End of Term 3 Scope sheet .docx, 164 KB
Year 8 English PAPER 2 .pdf, 244 KB
Year 8 English PAPER 2 INSERT .pdf, 147 KB
Year 8 English End of Term 3 Scope sheet .docx, 164 KB
Year 8 English PAPER 1 .pdf, 281 KB
Year 8 English MARK SCHEME .pdf, 206 KB
Year 8 PAPER 2 INSERT .pdf, 147 KB
Year 8 PAPER 2 .pdf, 244 KB
Year 8 End of Term 3 Scope sheet .docx, 164 KB

Term 3: Science

Term 3: History

Term 3: Geography

Term 3: Mandarin

Term 3: Physical Education

Term 3: Maths

Term 3: AS Level

Term 3: IGCSE

Thai

Checkpoint Revision Packs

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