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Year 10

Exam Dates

Students in Year 10 will be sitting their PPEs from 18th Jan- 22nd Jan 2021.

Additional PPEs will also take place on the following dates

Maths PPEs will be held on 16th Sept 2020, 9th Jun 2021

English PPEs will be held on 6th Nov 2020, 26th Mar 2021, 2nd Jul 2021. 

This page gives you information on how Year 10 students are assessed and what Exam Boards and Specifications are in use.

Please also check the Curriculum Section on the website.

Exam Boards and Specifications 

All subjects are now graded 9-1 except Child Development.

Subject Exam Board Link to Specification GCSE course notes
Art Edexcel 1AD0 Externally Set Assignment
Biology AQA 8461  
Business Studies Edexcel 1BS0  
Chemistry AQA


Child Development OCR J818 Controlled Assessment
Combined Science Trilogy AQA 8464  
Computer Science AQA 8520 Non-Examination Assessment
ICT Creative iMedia OCR National J817 Controlled Assessment
Drama AQA 8261 Practical
English Language WJEC Eduqas C700QS Speaking Exam
English Literature WJEC Eduqas C720QS  
Food Preparation & Nutrition WJEC Eduqas C560P1 Non-Examination Assessment
French AQA 8658  Non-Examination Assessment (Speaking)
Geography A WJEC Eduqas C111QS  
German AQA 8668  Non-Examination Assessment (Speaking)
Health & Fitness NCFE Level 1/2 Tec Award  
History Edexcel 1HI0  
Maths Edexcel 1MA1  
Music WJEC Eduqas C660QS Non-Examination Assessment
Physical Education Edexcel 1PE0 Practical
Physics AQA 8463  
Product Design AQA 8552 Non-Examination Assessment
Philosophy & Religion AQA 8062  
Spanish AQA 8698 Non-Examination Assessment
Travel and Tourism Pearson BTEC Level 1/2 Tech Award