Humanities Faculty Revision

Business

The WJEC course text is Hall, Jones, Raffo, Chambers & Gray:  Business Studies.  There are also a number of books recommended for further reading:

  • Alain Anderton – AS Level Business Studies
  • David Browne et al – Business Studies (Heinemann)
  • AQA Business Studies textbooks – both AS and A2
  • A-Z Business (a dictionary of business terminology
  • AQA Accounting
  • A-Z Accounting
  • David Horner – Accounting & Finance
  • Lloyds TSB – Small Business Guide
  • Longman – Essentials – a revision guide
  • CGP Revision Guides – AS and A2
  • Business Review Magazine – targeted specifically at A Level students

Also keep an eye on the current affairs via the newspapers or the internet, particularly www.bbc.co.uk.

A number of websites are useful for finding information relating to Business, which also include quizzes and case studies for example.  Recommendations would be:

www.times100.co.uk
www.tutor2u.com

The following documents are available from WJEC and are a combination of useful reading and revision worksheets.

The Welsh Economy-A Snapshot-Summer 2017
Worksheets-Quantitative Skills-Averages
Worksheets-Quantitative Skills-Breakeven
Worksheets-Quantitative Skills-Calculate PED and YED
Worksheets-Quantitative Skills-Fractions and Percentages
Worksheets-Quantitative Skills-Interpreting Index Nos
Worksheets-Quantitative Skills-Investment Appraisal
Worksheets-Quantitative Skills-Percentage Changes
Worksheets-Quantitative Skills-Ratios
Worksheets-Quantitative Skills-Revenue, Cost, Profit

The WJEC provide a useful revision facility called Question Bank.  This allows you to create practice question papers from thousands of WJEC past papers.  All you have to od is to find the questions you want, add them to your paper and export your paper with an accompanying mark scheme and examinaer’s comments as a PDF ready to use.  Visit the Question Bank at http://www.wjec.co.uk/question-bank/index.html.

Geography

Use the BBC Bitesize Geography revision website at https://www.bbc.com/education/examspecs/zs8k4qt.
There’s a handy quiz site at https://www.educationquizzes.com/gcse/geography/

There are a number of WJEC course and revision publications available.  For GCSE there is:

         

There are also a number of WJEC publications available for AS and A2.  These will help to reinforce students’ geographical understanding throughout their course.  There are clear topic summaries with sample questions and answers to help students to improve their exam technique and achieve their best.

Follow the link below to the school Sharepoint site to find a range of revision materials for GCSE, AS and A2 level:

https://crickhs.sharepoint.com/Shared%20Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx?id=%2FShared%20Documents%2FSubjects%2FGeography

History

The WJEC provide a useful revision facility called Question Bank.  This allows you to create practice question papers from thousands of WJEC past papers.  All you have to od is to find the questions you want, add them to your paper and export your paper with an accompanying mark scheme and examinaer’s comments as a PDF ready to use.  Visit the Question Bank at http://www.wjec.co.uk/question-bank/index.html.

The following guides are available for download:

Changing Life in USA 1929-2000
DepressionWar & Recovery in Wales & England 1930-1951
Life in Nazi Germany 1933-39
The Rise of the Nazi Party 1929-34

US Foreign Policy 1929-2000

War & Impact on German Life 1939-47

The following are useful internet revision sites:

https://www.educationquizzes.com/gcse/history/
BBC Bitesize at https://www.bbc.com/education/examspecs/zwwxqhv

Psychology

The WJEC provide a useful revision facility called Question Bank.  This allows you to create practice question papers from thousands of WJEC past papers.  All you have to od is to find the questions you want, add them to your paper and export your paper with an accompanying mark scheme and examinaer’s comments as a PDF ready to use.  Visit the Question Bank at http://www.wjec.co.uk/question-bank/index.html.

Religious Studies

These are the recommended publications for the new WJEC specification for GCSE:

        

The following are the recommended WJEC publications for the AS and A2 course:

Some useful GCSE revision websites include:

https://www.educationquizzes.com/gcse/religious-education/
https://www.bbc.com/education/examspecs/z3xvfcw