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Year 10

Year 10 Exam Information

Students in Year 10 will be sitting their PPEs from 18th January until 22nd January 2021. Additional Maths PPEs will be held on 16th September2020, 9th June 2021.  English PPEs will be held on 6th November 2020, 26th March, 2nd July 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 OCR 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 WJEC Level 1/2 Award