AS / A2 Subject Table

The following table provides details of every timetabled AS / A2 subject offered at Crickhowell High School, with specific areas of study by unit, as well as the Specification Code.  This code will help you to navigate round the WJEC website when searching for past papers, timetables or other related documentation for a specific subject area.  If you would like to view / download the Syllabus Specification for any of the subjects listed, please visit our eLibrary and click on the ‘Subject Specifications’ link or use the link below:

www.crickhowell-hs.powys.sch.uk/elibrary/subject-specifications-elibrary/.

The full table can be downloaded by clicking on the link below:

A Level Subject Table

AS / A2 Subjects – 2017 / 2018
Subject Area Of Study Examining Board Spec Code Unit No % Of Qualification
Art & Design Art, Craft and Design – Personal Creative Enquiry WJEC 2650U1 AS 1 40.0%
Art, Craft and Design – Personal Investigation 1650U2 A2 2 36.0%
Art, Craft and Design – Externally Set Assignment 1650U3 A2 3 24.0%
Fine Art – Personal Creative Enquiry 2651U1 AS 1 40.0%
Fine Art – Personal Investigation 1651U2 A2 2 36.0%
Fine Art- Externally Set Assignment 1651U3 A2 3 24.0%
Photography – Personal Creative Enquiry 2656U1 AS 1 40.0%
Photography – Personal Investigation 1656U2 A2 2 36.0%
Photography – Externally Set Assessment 1656U3 A2 3 24.0%
Biology Basic Biochemistry & Cell Orgtanisation WJEC 2400U1 AS 1 20.0%
Biodiversity & Physiology of Body Systems 2400U2 AS 2 20.0%
Energy, Homeostasis & the Environment 1400U3 A2 3 25.0%
Variation, Inheritance & Options 1400U4 A2 4 25.0%
Practical 1400U5 A2 5 10.0%
Chemistry The Language of Chemistry, Structure of Matter & Simple Reactions WJEC 2410U1 AS 1 20.0%
Energy, Rate & Chesistry of Carbon Compounds 2410U2 AS 2 20.0%
Physical & Inorganic Chemistry 1410U3 A2 3 25.0%
Organic Chemistry & Analysis 1410U4 A2 4 25.0%
Practical 1410U5 A2 5 10.0%
Business Business Opportunities WJEC 2510U1 AS 1 15.0%
Business Functions 2510U2 AS 2 25.0%
Business Analysis & Strategy 1510U3 A2 3 30.0%
Business in a Changing World 1510U4 A2 4 30.0%
Computer Science Fundamentals of Computer Science WJEC 2500U1 AS 1 25.0%
Practical Programming to Solve Problems 2500U2 AS 2 15.0%
Programming & System Development 1500U3 A2 3 20.0%
Computer Architecture, Data, Communication & Applications 1500U4 A2 4 20.0%
Programmed Solution to a Problem 1500U5 A2 5 20.0%
Design Technology Design Technology – Product Design WJEC 2603U1 AS 1 20.0%
Design & Make Tasks – Product Design 2603U2 AS 2 20.0%
Design Technology – Product Design 1603U3 A2 3 30.0%
Design & Make Tasks – Product Design 1603U4 A2 4 30.0%
Drama & Theatre Theatre Workshop WEC 2690U1 AS 1 24.0%
Text in Theatre 2690U2 AS2 16.0%
Text in Action 1690U3 A2 3 36.0%
Text in Performance 1690U4 A2 4 24.0%
English Literature Comparative Analysis & Creative Writing WJEC 2710U1 AS 1 20.0%
Drama & Non-literary Text Study 2710U2 AS 2 20.0%
Shakespeare 1710U3 A2 3 20.0%
Unseen Texts & Prose Study 1710U4 A2 4 20.0%
Critical & Creative Genre Study (assessment) 1710U5 A2 5 20.0%
French Oral / Speaking WJEC 2800U1 AS 1 12.0%
Listening, Reading, Translation & Critical Response in Writing 3800U2 AS 2 28.0%
Oral / Speaking 1800U3 A2 3 18.0%
Listening, Reading & Translation 1800U4 A2 4 30.0%
Critical & Analytical Response in Writing 1800U5 A2 5 12.0%
Geography Changing Landscapes WJEC 2110U1 AS 1 24.0%
Changing Places 2110U2 AS 2 16.0%
Global Systems & Global Governance 1110U3 A2 3 24.0%
Contemporary Themes in Geography 1110U4 A2 4 16.0%
Independent Investigation (assessment) 1110U5 A2 5 20.0%
German Oral / Speaking WJEC 2820U1 AS 1 12.0%
Listening, Reading, Translation & Critical Response in Writing 2820U2 AS 2 28.0%
Oral / Speaking 1820U3 A2 3 18.0%
Listening, Reading & Translation 1820U4 A2 4 30.0%
Critical & Analytical Response in Writing 1820U5 A2 5 12.0%
Health & Social Care – Single Award (legacy spec) Promoting Quality Care & Communication WJEC 1621 AS 1 10 – 40%
Promoting Good Health (course work) 1622 AS 2 15 – 60%
Provision of Health, Social Care & Children’s Svce (course work) 1627 A2 7 10 – 20%
The Influences of Food & Fitness on Health & Wellbeing (course work) 1632 A2 12 15 – 30%
History Government, Rebellion & Society in Wales and England, c1485-1603 WJEC 2100UA AS1 20.0%
Depth Study Part 1:  Weimar & its Challenges c1918-1933 2100U8 AS 2 20.0%
Breadth Study:  Changing Leadership & Society in Russia c1881-1989 1100UK A2 3 20.0%
Depth Study Part 2:  Nazi Germany c1933-1945 1100U8 A2 4 20.0%
Historical Interpretations (assessment) 1100UN A2 5 20.0%
Law The Nature of Law & the Welsh & English Legal Systems WJEC 2150U1 AS 1 25.0%
The Law of Tort 2150U2 AS 2 15.0%
The Practice of Substantive Law 1150U3 A2 3 30.0%
Substantive Law Perspectives 1150U4 A2 4 30.0%
Further Maths Further Pure Maths A WJEC 2305U1 AS 1 13.3%
Further Statistics A 2305U2 AS 2 13.3%
Further Mechanics A 2305U3 AS 3 13.3%
Further Pure Maths B 1305U4 A2 4 35.0%
Further Statistics B 1305U5 A2 5 25.0%
Further Mechanics B 1305U6 A2 6 25.0%
Maths Pure Maths A WJEC 2300U1 AS 1 25.0%
Applied Maths A 2300U2 AS 2 15.0%
Pure Maths B 1300U3 A2 3 35.0%
Applied Maths B 1300U4 A2 4 25.0%
Media Studies Investigating the Media WJEC 2680U1 AS 1 24.0%
Creating a Media Production (assessment) 2680U2 AS 2 16.0%
Media in the Global Age 1680U3 A2 3 36.0%
Creating a Cross-Media Production 1680U4 A2 4 24.0%
Music Performing WJEC 2660U1 AS 1 12.0%
Composing 2660U2 AS 2 12.0%
Appraising 2660U3 AS 3 16.0%
Performing – Option A 1660U4 A2 4 22.0%
Performing – Option B 1660U5 14.0%
Composing – Option A 1660U6 A2 5 14.0%
Composing – Option B 1660U7 22.0%
Appraising 1660U8 A2 6 24.0%
Physical Education Exploring Physical Education WJEC 2550U1 AS 1 24.0%
Improving Personal Performance in PE (assessment) 2550U2 AS 2 16.0%
Evaluating Physical Education 1550U3 A2 3 36.0%
Refining Personal Performance in PE (assessment) 1550U4 A2 4 24.0%
Psychology Psychology – Past to Present WJEC 2290U1 AS 1 20.0%
Using Psychological Concepts 2290U2 AS 2 20.0%
Implications in the Real World 1290U3 A2 3 40.0%
Applied Research Methods 1290U4 A2 4 20.0%
Physics Motion, Energy & Matter WJEC 2420U1 AS 1 20.0%
Electricity & Light 2420U2 AS 2 20.0%
Oscillations & Nuclei 1420U3 A2 3 25.0%
Fields & Options 1420U4 A2 4 25.0%
Practical 1420U5 A2 5 10.0%
Religious Studies An Introduction to the Study of Religion:  Option D – Buddhism WJEC 2120UD AS 1 15.0%
An Introduction to Religion & Ethics & the Philosophy of Religion 2120U2 AS 2 25.0%
A Study of Religion:  Option D – Buddhism 1120UD A2 3 20.0%
Religion & Ethics 1120U4 A2 4 20.0%
Philosophy of Religion 1120U5 A2 5 20.0%
Welsh 2nd Language Oral / Speaking:  Section A – Group Discussion WJEC 2020U1 AS 1 15.0%
Oral / Speaking:  Section B – Individual Response
Written Assessment 2020U2 AS 2 10.0%
The Use of Language & Poetry 2020U3 AS 3 15.0%
Oral / Speaking:  Section A – Group Discussion 1020U4 A2 4 25.0%
Oral / Speaking:  Section B – Group Discussion
Oral / Speaking:  Section C – Individual Response
The Welsh Language in Society & Translanguaging 1020U5 A2 5 15.0%
The Use of Language & the Short Story 1020U6 A2 6 20.0%