Year 10 Revision Mock Examinations

Year 10 Mock Examination Information

Easter Holiday Programme

Please use the table below to find out the areas to focus revision on for the Year 10 Mock examinations:

Subject Revision Focus
Computer Science Von Neumann Architecture
Secondary Storage Devices
Embedded Systems
Packet Switching
LANs and WANs
Protocol Layers
Systems and Network Security
Cloud Storage
Legislations (Data Protection Acts, Computer Misuse Act, Copyright, Designs and Patents Act)
Ethical, Environmental issues
Design and Technology – Graphics Drawing Techniques
Printing Techniques and Finishes
Smart Materials
Social and Cultural considerations
Life Cycle
Production Methods
Design and Technology – Resistant Materials Metals and their properties
Plastics and their properties
Woods and their properties
Production Methods
Jigs, moulds and templates
Health & Safety
The client, designer, manufacturer and user
Design and Technology – Food and Nutrition Food Science
Bread making
Heat transfer
Function of eggs
Raising agents
Food Safety
Key temperatures
Bacteria conditions
Mould Conditions
Nutrition and
Macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates
and Fats)
Micronutrients (Vitamins and minerals)
Dietary needs (vegan, Vegetarian, lactose intolerance
Diet and age
Food Provenance
Design and Technology – Textiles All topics,
but key focus on:
Decorative techniques
production methods
Fibre characteristics and blends
Fabric structures
Fabric finishes
Modern Textiles
Quality control Checks
Drama Section A: 4 multiple choice questions that will concern theatre roles, key vocabulary and stage
configurations. Resources required: Their drama dictionary from their drama log
Section B: The Crucible. Resources required: they need to have their own copy of the play and all notes completed so far
Section C: Live Theatre. Resources required: their drama logs and books which
contain all of their notes on The Woman in Black and Love Song
English Language English Language Component 2 (Non-fiction)
Section A: Reading (40 marks)
Section B: Transactional Writing (40 marks)
Pupils will be required to read and answer questions on two unseen non-fiction texts. One will be from the 19th century and one from the 21st century. Pupils are then required to produce two pieces of transactional writing. These could be in the form of letters, reviews, reports, speeches or articles.
French Relationships with family and friends
Family and Friends
Marriage and Partnerships (plans and aspirations)
Technology in everyday life
Social Media
Advantages and disadvantages of social media
Benefits, dangers and how much you use social media
Free-time activities
What you do at the weekend (past and present)
What you like to eat.
World Food
Sport and Extreme sports
Geography Global Cities, including New York City
Mumbai, including the slum/shanty town of Dharavi and the movement of people from rural to urban areas
Location of retail, retail change, issues facing city centres (CBD) including the rise of out of town shopping areas
History Nazi policies and attitudes towards women
Nazi policies towards work and the unemployed
The Nazi Police State (role of the SS, Concentration camps, Gestapo, Law courts)
ICT Be able to state the differences between the different network connections (e.g. 4G, Bluetooth, Ethernet/WiFi and WiFi Direct)
Storage devices (primary and secondary) & storage capacity
Advantages and disadvantages of wired and wireless internet connection
Network security
Understand what bandwidth is and what latency is, including how they affect each other.
Video Streaming
Peripheral devices.
Methods of paying online (i.e. methods of paying online and what 3rd party payment systems are)
Transactional data
What photo-blogging is and the benefits
Understand what encryption is
Impact of technology – health, people’s daily lives, environment
Communicating online (e.g. social networking & the Internet) – understand the benefits, risks, control of information, accuracy, security.
Maths Students will sit three exam papers and may be examined on any topic covered on the mathematics syllabus
Music (GCSE) Listening exam covers all areas of study and involves identification and discussion of musical features in music heard in the exam.
Music (BTEC) The listening exam covers two of the styles of music covered so far and the use of technology.
PE Structure and function of the skeletal system
Structure and function of the muscular system
Movement analysis
The Cardiovascular and respiratory systems
The effects of exercise on the 4 different body systems
The components of fitness and application to different sports
Religious Studies Beliefs: Creation, nature of God, resurrection, judgement, God, love and suffering.
Practices: The Last Supper, Church in local community, street pastors, prayer
Science (Triple) Biology
Cells and organisation
Periodic table
Atomic structure and bonding
The Earth’s atmosphere
Using resources
Chemical change
Chemical analysis
Energy and particle model of matter
Science (Combined) Cells and organisation
Periodic table
Atomic structure
States of matter