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GCSE & BTEC at Key Stage 4

Exam Specification Information 2020

GCSE / BTEC Examinations (Key Stage 4)

Subject

Exam Board

English

Literature

Exam Board: AQA

Specification: 8702

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/english/gcse/english-literature-8702 

NB: Please check with your English teacher before doing any past papers

English Language

Exam Board: AQA

Specification: 8700

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/english/gcse/english-language-8700

NB: Please check with your English teacher before doing any past papers

Maths

Exam Board: Edexcel

Specification:1MA1

http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/mathematics-2015.html

Science

Exam Board: Edexcel

Specification: 2016 Combined Science – Edexcel / Pearson http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/demo/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/sciences-2016.html#tab-0

Separate Sciences

Exam Board: Edexcel

Specification: 2016 Biology. Chemistry and Physics – Edexcel Pearson

Biology:

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/demo/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/sciences-2016.html#tab-Biology

Chemistry:

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/demo/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/sciences-2016.html#tab-Chemistry

Physics:

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/demo/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/sciences-2016.html#tab-Physics

History

Exam Board: Edexcel

Specification: 1H10 (FL)

Paper 1: Medicine (11)

Paper 2: American West (P3)/Henry VIII (B3)

Paper 3: Germany (31)

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/history-2016.coursematerials.html#filterQuery=category:Pearson-UK:Category%2FSpecification-and-sample-assessments

Geography

Edexcel A

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/geography-a-2016.html

RE

Exam Board: AQA

Specification: Religious Studies A

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/religious-studies/gcse/religious-studies-a-8062

French

Exam Board:    AQA

Specification:  GCSE French

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/languages/gcse/french-8658

German

Exam Board:    AQA

Specification:  GCSE German

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/languages/gcse/german-8668

Music

 

Exam Board:    Eduqas

Specification:  WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) in Music

https://www.eduqas.co.uk/qualifications/music/gcse/

Drama

Exam Board: Edexcel

Specification: Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in Drama (1DR0)

http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/drama-2016.html

ICT

Course: BTEC Tech Award in Digital Information Technology

Exam board: Pearson

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-tech-awards/digital-information-technology.html

Computer Science

Course: GCSE Computer Science 9-1

Exam Board: OCR

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-computer-science-j276-from-2016/

Product Design

Course: GCSE Design and Technology, 8552

Exam Board: AQA

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/design-and-technology/gcse/design-and-technology-8552

Food Preparation and Nutrition

Exam Board: Eduqas

http://www.eduqas.co.uk/qualifications/food-preparation-and-nutrition/

Child Development

Exam Board: OCR Cambridge Nationals

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/vocational-education-and-skills/cambridge-nationals-child-development-level-1-2-j818/

Art

Exam Board - AQA

Course - GCSE, Art and Design, Fine Art (8202/C - Coursework and 8202/X - Exam)
http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/art-and-design/specifications/AQA-ART-GCSE-SP-2016.PDF#page15

Business Studies (GCSE)

Exam Board: Edexcel

Specification: GCSE Business – 1BS0

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/business-2017.html

Business Studies 

Exam board: OCR

Specification: Cambridge National Enterprise & Marketing Certificate-
J819
https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/cambridge-nationals/enterprise-and-marketing-level-1-and-2-certificate-j819/

PE (GCSE)

 Exam Board: AQA

Specification: Full Course

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/physical-education/gcse/physical-education-8582

PE (BTEC)

Exam Board: Pearson Edexcel

Specification: Pearson Edexcel BTEC Level 2 first Award in Sport (4 unit)

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/sport-2012-nqf.html

Construction

Awarding body: Edexcel

Specification: Award 2018

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/construction-and-the-built-environment-2013-

nqf.html

Awarding body: Edexcel

Specification: Level 1 certificate

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-entry-level-level-1-and-level-1-introductory/construction-l1.html#tab-1