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GCSE & BTEC at Key Stage 4

Exam Specification Information 2020

GCSE / BTEC Examinations (Key Stage 4)

Subject

Exam Board

Art

Exam Board - AQA

Specification: 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

Art

BTEC 

Exam Board: Pearson Edexcel

Specification: BTEC Art and Design Practice level 1/2

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-tech-awards/art-and-design-practice.html

Business Studies (GCSE)

Exam Board: Pearson Edexcel

Specification: GCSE (9-1) Business Studies (1BS0)

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

Business Studies

Exam board: OCR Cambridge Nationals

Specification: Enterprise & Marketing Certificate (J819)

https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/cambridge-nationals/enterprise-and-marketing-level-1-and-2-certificate-j819/

Child Development

Exam Board: OCR Cambridge Nationals

Specification: Child Development Level 1/2 (j818)

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

Computer Science

Exam Board: OCR

Specification: GCSE (9-1) Computer Science (J276)

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

 
Drama

Exam Board: Pearson Edexcel

Specification: GCSE (9-1) Drama (1DR0)

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

Engineering Design 

Exam Board: OCR Cambridge Nationals

Specification: Engineering Design Level 1/2  (J831, J841)

https://ocr.org.uk/qualifications/cambridge-nationals/engineering-design-level-1-2-award-certificate-j831-j841/

English Literature

Exam Board: AQA

Specification: GCSE (9-1) English Literature (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: GCSE (9-1) English language (8700)

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

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

Food Preparation and Nutrition

Exam Board: Eduqas

Specification: GCSE (9-1) Food Preparation and Nutrition 

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

French

Exam Board: AQA

Specification:  GCSE (9-1) French

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

Geography

Exam Board: Edexcel A

Specification:  GCSE (9-1) Geography

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

German

Exam Board: AQA

Specification: GCSE (9-1) German

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

Health and Social Care 

Exam Board: Pearson Edexcel

Specification: BTEC Level 2 Tech Award in Health and Social Care  (603/0395/5)

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-tech-awards/health-and-social-care.html

History

Exam Board: Pearson Edexcel

Specification: Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9 - 1) in History (1HI0)

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.html

Maths

Exam Board: Pearson Edexcel

Specification: GCSE Maths Higher Paper and GCSE Maths Foundation Paper 

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

ICT

BTEC

Exam board: Pearson Edexcel

Specification: BTEC Tech Award in Digital Information

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

Music

Exam Board:    Eduqas

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

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

PE (BTEC)

Exam Board: Pearson Edexcel

Specification: BTEC Level 2 first Award in Sport (4 units)

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

PE (GCSE)

Exam Board: AQA

Specification: GCSE (9-1) Physical Education 

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

Product Design

Exam Board: AQA

Specification: GCSE Design and Technology, 8552

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

RE

Exam Board: AQA

Specification: GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies A

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

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