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Year 9

Year 9 Exam Information

Students in Year 9 will be sitting their PPEs from 1st June 2020 – 12th June 2020 (in class lessons with their teachers). Students will be informed of details by their class teachers. 

This page gives you information on how Year 9 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 and ICT.

Subject Exam Board Link to Specification GCSE Course Notes
Art Pearson 1AD0 Externally Set Assignment
Biology AQA 8461  
Business Studies Pearson 1BS0  
Chemistry AQA 8462  
Child Development OCR


Controlled Assessment
Combined Science AQA 8464  
Computer Science AQA 8520 Non-Examination Assessment
Dance  AQA 8236  
Drama AQA 8261 Practical
English Language WJEC   C700QS Non-Examination Assessment (Speaking)
English Literature WJEC   C720QS  
Food Preparation & Nutrition WJEC   C560P1 Non-Examination Assessment
French AQA 8658 Non-Examination Assessment (Speaking)
Geography A WJEC   C111QS  
German AQA 8668  Non-Examination Assessment (Speaking)
Health & Fitness NCFE Level 1/2 Tec Award Internal Project
History Pearson 1HI0  
ICT OCR J817 Non-Examination Assessments
Maths Pearson 1MA1  
Music WJEC   C660QS Non-Examination Assessment
Physical Education Pearson 1PE0 Practical
Philosophy & Religion AQA 8062  
Physics AQA 8463  
Product Design AQA 8552 Non-Examination Assessment
Spanish AQA 8698 Non-Examination Assessment (Speaking)
Travel & Tourism Pearson BTEC Level 1/2 Technical Award  Internal Assessment