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Year 9

Year 9 Exam Information

Students in Year 9 will be sitting their PPEs from 3rd June 2019 – 14th June 2019 (in class lessons with their teachers). Students will be informed of details by their class teachers. An additional Maths PPE on 15th February will be held under formal exam conditions.

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 Edexcel 1AD0 Externally Set Assignment
Biology AQA 8461  
Business Studies Edexcel 1BS0  
Chemistry AQA 8462  
Child Development OCR


Controlled Assessment
Combined Science AQA 8464  
Computer Science AQA 8520 Non-Examination Assessment
Drama AQA 8261 Practical
English Language WJEC Eduqas C700QS Non-Examination Assessment (Speaking)
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 Internal Project
History Edexcel 1HI0  
ICT OCR J817 Non-Examination Assessments
Maths Edexcel 1MA1  
Music WJEC Eduqas C660QS Non-Examination Assessment
Physical Education Edexcel 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 WJED Eduqas Level 1/2 Award  Internal Assessment