Bullet point notes from a number of resources; various exam board-endorsed textbooks, A-Level magazines made for extending knowledge and understanding, the Political Quarterly and notes from lessons and handouts. They have been added to as I have learnt more from the politics course.
Suitable for Edexcel A-Level Government and Politics, with a lot of overlap particularly with the AQA and to some extent the OCR syllabus.
Specification code: 9PL0
Level: Level 3
First teaching: 2017
First examination: 2019
Exemplar Essay: to what extent do socialists agree in their views on the economy? This essay received full marks in internal marking practices (verified by 2 teachers).
Perfect for a revision resource, extending one’s knowledge of socialism, using it to strengthen one’s own essay-writing skills.
Written for Edexcel Government and Politics from the 2017 specification but sufficient for any exam board in content and style.
Essay that received full marks on the Edexcel 2017 specification for Government and Politics on the subject of anarchism. Verified by 2 teachers, both of whom have been examiners in the past. Good revision resource and something to guide future answers. Can also be of use to other exam boards.
‘To what extent do anarchists agree on the nature of a future society?’
Put rocket boosters on your revision with these A-Level exam questions on parametric equations. These questions are perfect for MEI, but those on AQA and Edexcel will also find it useful.
Past exam questions
This informative, engaging resource provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the Labour party, from its inception out of the trade union movement to Old Labour, New Labour, Miliband and Corbyn.
Perfect for giving students a good grounding in the history of the Labour party. It uses simple, clear language and seeks to engage them throughout the presentation. At the end there are a series of questions to reinforce and extend knowledge.
This resource was used at an excellent sixth-form state-funded college with some of the highest Oxbridge offer rates in the country.
Ideal for Edexcel but can be used for AQA and WJEC.
A detailed quiz/table/revision resource covering reasons for the Crusades. Written with Edexcel AS and A level History (2015) specification in mind, but can be just as useful for other exam boards; it has been written using textbooks from multiple exam boards and Thomas Asbridge’s ‘the Crusades’. Perfect for personal revision or classwork for students.
Update: having used this quiz, I gained an A* in Edexcel A-Level Early History.
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Use this excellent AS/A level revision resource to revise and extend knowledge on Richard II and Henry IV. Information has been taken from my class notes and revision textbooks from multiple exam boards. Perfect for use with Edexcel specification, but can be equally useful for AQA and OCR AS/A levels.
This excellent supplementary list of character quotes designed in an informative and colourful manner is perfect for extending student’s knowledge and understanding of the key characters in Macbeth. Written by a student who achieved grade 9 in English literature.
Classroom resource tried-and-tested in a leading, high-achieving college in the South of England. Several students have received an A*, in part as a result of effective lesson Powerpoints.
This engaging, digestible resource uses a variety of different techniques to encourage students to engage with the subject on hand. Establishing a good understanding of democracy is essential for later success in the A-Level Politics course. This resources has facilitated excellent lesson feedback from the head of department, who noted the extent to which students actively engaged, thought about democracy, and participated in the lesson.
Selected exam questions on numerical methods from past papers. Suitable for OCR B (MEI) and other exam boards given the substantial overlap that exists. Put rocket boosters on your revision for your A-Level maths.
Used in a highly successful comprehensive language department for students from year 9-year 11. Helps to build important vocab related to the bedroom, including prepositions of place.
Used for AQA course but also of use to Edexcel and OCR.
We have found the resources takes about 10-20 minutes for students to complete and can be used to create interactive, engaging lessons.
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Resources given to extension-level students to provide alternative interpretations of Macbeth. A thesis from a leading Finnish University has been summarised and condensed to make it more accessible; it divides the play into three parts - the divided state of man, the barren sceptre, and laugh to scorn the power of man.
This isn’t a lesson plan, rather a piece of extension material which proved useful for stretching some particularly enthusiastic students.
Designed for Edexcel GCSE English Literature Course but can be used for AQA and OCR.
Key dates from Edexcel Early History Course Crises 1399-1405 - summarised in a clear, digestible table. Good for homework, revision and provides an effective framework for further historical analysis.
Made by a student who achieved an A* in early history.
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