Exam Timetable Summer 2022

Subject Exam Board & Specification Brief Summary of changes Exam Adaptations Advance Information
Maths Pearson Edexcel GCSE
Mathematics (9-1) from 2015
Students are provided with a formula sheet and a list of topics for each of the three exams.  

Formula sheets will be provided in the exams. 

Higher formula sheet

Foundation formula sheet

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Additional Maths FSMQ OCR Level 3 FSMQ
Additional Mathematics (6993)
Students are provided with a formula sheet and a list of topics.  

Formula sheet will be provided in the exams.

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Statistics Pearson Edexcel GCSE
Statistics (2017)
Students are provided with a list of topics for each of the two exams.  

No exam adaptations.

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English Language eduqas GCSE
English Language
Students are provided with an overview of the exam content.  

No exam adaptations, however eduqas has shared the forms for the Language Component 2 exam. The reading section will be a newspaper article and the writing section will be a formal letter and magazine article.

Summary of Assessment

Advance Information

English Literature eduqas GCSE
English Literature
The second literature exam is shorter and removes one of the three parts. Students are provided with an overview of the exam content.  

Changes to the exams to assess optional topics and content. Two of three papers must be chosen for the second component. At LVC, students will complete Poetry Anthology and 19th Century Prose, and not Unseen Poetry.

Summary of Assessment
Biology AQA GCSE
Biology (8461)
Students are provided with a list of topics for each of the two exams.  

Practical work can be delivered by demonstration if hands on sessions are not possible.

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Chemistry AQA GCSE
Chemistry (8462)
Students are provided with a list of topics for each of the two exams.  

Practical work can be delivered by demonstration if hands on sessions are not possible.

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Physics AQA GCSE
Physics (8463)
Students are provided with a list of topics for each of the two exams.  

Practical work can be delivered by demonstration if hands on sessions are not possible. Revised equation sheet will be provided in the exams.

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Combined Science AQA GCSE
Combined Science: Trilogy (8464)
Students are provided with a list of topics for each of the six exams.  

Practical work can be delivered by demonstration if hands on sessions are not possible. Revised equation sheet will be provided in the exams.

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Business Studies OCR Cambridge Nationals
Enterprise and Marketing (J819)
Non-exam assessment (NEA) can be reduced by one optional moderated unit. There are unit-level adaptations.  

No exam adaptations.
Summer exam is for resits only.

Detailed Changes
Computer Science AQA GCSE
Computer Science (8525)
Students are provided with a list of topics for paper 2.  

No exam adaptations.

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Design and Technology AQA GCSE
Design and Technology (8552)
Students are provided with a list of topics for the exam. There are changes to parts of the NEA.  

No exam adaptations.

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Engineering AQA GCSE
Engineering (8852)
Students are provided with a list of topics for the exam. There are changes to parts of the NEA.  

No exam adaptations.

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Food Prep and Nutrition OCR GCSE
Food Prepration and Nutrition (J309)
Students are provided with a list of topics that will be mainly tested through the higher tariff questions. Students must still revise all course content. Students will only need to complete one non-examination assessment (NEA) instead of two.  

No exam adaptations.

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Health and Social Care Pearson Edexcel BTEC Tech Awards
Health and Social Care
Students will have a reduction in non-exam assessment (NEA) requirements.  

No exam adaptations.
Summer exam is for resits only.

N/A
Art and Design – Fine Art Pearson Edexcel GCSE
Art and Design (2016)
Students will not sit an exam in this subject.  

Students are assessed on their portfolio only.

N/A
Dance AQA GCSE
Dance (8236)
Students are provided with a list of topics for Section C of the exam. Students will only need to complete and submit one set phrase, rather than two (for the non-exam assessment). There is also a reduction in the time requirements for the choreography NEA.  

No exam adaptations.

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Drama OCR GCSE
Drama (J316)
Students are provided with a list of topics for the exam. Students will have a reduction in non-exam assessment (NEA) requirements.  

 

No exam adaptations.

 

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Music OCR GCSE
Music (J536)
Students are provided with a list of topics for the exam. Students will have a reduction in non-exam assessment (NEA) requirements for performing and composing.  

No exam adaptations.

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French AQA GCSE
French (8658)
Students are provided with a list of topics for the Writing paper.  

There is additional optionality for the writing component to allow students to answer on their prefered theme. The writing exam is extended by 5 minutes.
Students are no longer required to use words outside of vocabulary lists.

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Spanish AQA GCSE
Spanish (8698)
Students are provided with a list of topics for the Writing paper.  

There is additional optionality for the writing component to allow students to answer on their prefered theme. The writing exam is extended by 5 minutes.
Students are no longer required to use words outside of vocabulary lists.

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Geography OCR GCSE
Geography (B) for Enquiring Minds (J384)
Students will not be asked questions during the exams in relation to their own fieldwork experience. There will be an optional element to the exams.  

Students will be asked questions on “unfamiliar” fieldwork which will be on rivers for the Natural World (physical) exam and on urban areas in the People and Society (human) exam.

In the Natural World (physical) exam the topics of Changing Climate, Distinctive Landscapes and the fieldwork / skills question are mandatory. Students could choose to answer the questions on either Sustaining Ecosystems, Global Hazards or Resource Reliance. We have not covered Sustaining Ecosystems or Global Hazards so all students should choose Resource Reliance.

Not applicable to Geography due to the optional element of the exams.
History Pearson Edexcel GCSE
History (9-1) from 2016
Students will be assessed on three of the four components across three exam papers. Students have been prepared specifically for these three topics.  

Students will answer questions on the three topics studied; Medicine Through Time (Paper 1), Anglo-Saxon and Norman England (Paper 2), and Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917-41 (Paper 3). Students have not been taught and will not be examined on the 4th topic, Conflict in the Middle East.

Not applicable to History due to the optional element of the exams.
PE OCR GCSE
Physical Education (J587)
Students are provided with a list of topics for each of the two exams. Students can undertake two activities rather than three for assessment, and alternative forms of evidence will be accepted.  

No exam adaptations.

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Sport Science OCR Cambridge Nationals
Sport Science
(J802/J812)
Non-exam assessment (NEA) can be reduced by one optional moderated unit. There are unit-level adaptations.  

No exam adaptations.
Summer exam is for resits only.

Detailed Changes
Religious Studies OCR GCSE
Religious Studies
(J625)
Students are provided with a list of topics for components 1 to 5.  

No exam adaptations.

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