Computer Science: Practice Papers for A Level OCR Component 2

Practice Papers for A Level OCR Computer Science: Component 2

3 original practice papers and mark schemes for AS Component 1 and A Level Component 2.

Covering every specification topic between them, each trio of papers uses the same structure and questions types used in the real exam. This helps to familarise students with the exam (especially if used for mocks).

  • Includes questions on the new areas of the specifications!
  • Mark schemes combine model answers with guidance on how to award marks.
  • Questions papers also provided in non-write-on (photocopy-friendly) format.

Price is £64 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Geography A Level AQA Topic Tests: Water and Carbon Cycles

A Level AQA Topic Tests

Ensure complete coverage with these topic-by-topic question banks – Co-Teachable for the new AS and A Level AQA Geography specifications (7036 and 7037).

Resources in this range cover ALL spec content for the AS and A Level!

Within each test, questions progress from short/factual to longer-answer or exam-style. Every test is differentiated with an extension section that can be offered to higher ability students. Tests are provided in a write-on and non-write-on format for flexibility. Full answers are provided so students can return to their completed tests to revise!

  • Every specification subtopic covered
  • Each topic divided into tests which can be undertaken in class or as a homework activity
  • The number of tests per topic allows one test to be set every fortnight over a two year course of study if using the full set of resources
  • Includes clear, detailed mark schemes

The final test in each pack is an end of topic summary, covering a range of content from across the whole topic.

Perfect for continued assessment, and progress tracking throughout the qualification. See which areas your class are strong on and which need a recap.

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

Water and Carbon Cycles 6 topic tests (co-teachable)
Hot Desert Systems and Landscapes Coming Soon
Coastal Systems and Landscapes 6 topic tests (co-teachable)
Glacial Systems and Landscapes Coming Soon (co-teachable)
Hazards 7 topic tests (co-teachable)
Ecosystems Under Stress Coming Soon

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

Global Systems and Global Governance 5 topic tests
Changing Places 5 topic tests (co-teachable)
Contemporary Urban Environments 7 topic tests (co-teachable)
Population and the Environment 6 topic tests
Resource Security 5 topic tests

“A well-constructed and designed resource that follows the syllabus details closely and gives good coverage of the topic areas within the module. Questions are clear and answers are also precisely and concisely directed, with good variation in length and difficulty. The inclusion of extension material makes it useful for all abilities and groups.” – M. Thum, Examiner & Independent Reviewer

Price is £49 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Geography – A Level Edexcel Topic Tests, 5: The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity

A Level Edexcel Topic Tests

Ensure complete coverage with these topic-by-topic question banks – Co-Teachable for the new AS and A Level Edexcel Geography specifications (8GE0 and 9GE0).

Resources in this range cover ALL spec content for the AS and A Level!

Within each test, questions progress from short/factual to longer-answer or exam-style. Every test is differentiated with an extension section that can be offered to higher ability students. Tests are provided in a write-on and non-write-on format for flexibility. Full answers are provided so students can return to their completed tests to revise!

  • Every specification subtopic covered
  • Each topic divided into tests which can be undertaken in class or as a homework activity
  • The number of tests per topic allows one test to be set every fortnight over a two year course of study if using the full set of resources
  • Includes clear, detailed mark schemes

The final test in each pack is an end of topic summary, covering a range of content from across the whole topic.

Perfect for continued assessment, and progress tracking throughout the qualification. See which areas your class are strong on and which need a recap.

AREA OF STUDY 3: PHYSICAL SYSTEMS AND SUSTAINABILITY

Topic 5: The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity 5 topic tests
Topic 6: The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security 5 topic tests



“A very good resource, which has clearly been carefully thought through and is as a result comprehensive and useful. I liked the dual structure of the papers, with the easier question at the start and the extended questions at the end. I liked the way the papers cover separate sections, with a final paper covering the entire unit. “

D. Baker, HoD & Independent Reviewer

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A Level Edexcel Economics B Paper 3 2017 Research Context Digital Resource Pack

Paper 3 2017: Government Intervention and Market Failure in the UK

A Level Edexcel Economics B Paper 3 2017 Research Context Digital Resource Pack

Give structure to the open-ended nature of the Edexcel Research Context!

  • Essential theory and concepts explained
  • Detailed notes on each area of the research context
  • Structured research tasks enable independent learning
  • Three practice exams with mark schemes – including questions for every point of the context

Fully integrate the research context in your teaching with this modular digital resource:

  • VLE-ready, printable and editable
  • Embedded videos & links help students get stuck into their research immediately

All specifically written for Edexcel 2017 Research Context!

‘A very useful resource. The theoretical information is concise. The real gains are from the practice exam papers that focus on market failure. Coverage of the practice papers was good and followed the specimen examination structure… They provide useful stimulus material on which to exam this synoptic paper. There was nothing I disliked… An excellent resource to provide focused revision opportunities centering upon examination technique. The broad context of unit 3 is cleverly addressed in these papers… It matched the context excellently. It provided a much needed set of papers to provide focused homework/revision and structured exam technique practice.’ – D Holland, Economics Teacher & Independent Reviewer

Price is £54/£69+VAT — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Getting to Know… Bodas de Sangre

Suitable for Edexcel AS and A Level

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of Lorca’s classic Spanish tragedy. Students will get to know Bodas de Sangre inside out and be fully prepared for the AS and A Level Edexcel writing exam.

  • Before: Introductory tasks covering social, geographical and theatrical context and the author and his influences provide students with the basic knowledge to begin their study. Includes vocabulary, comprehension and research exercises.
  • During: The comprehensive scene-by-scene analysis ensures thorough understanding. Students will consolidate their knowledge of the events of the play while examining related themes and issues. Activities include: comprehension, discussion, writing, busca una cita and more!
  • After: Full analysis of themes, characters, symbolism, structure and theatrical techniques encourages students to think critically about the play and evaluate its wider relevance.
    • Includes repaso activities – perfect for end-of-study revision
    • Dedicated exam preparation section helps students to apply what they have learnt. Includes exam-style practice questions, essay-writing guidance, sample answers and marking activities

More Getting to Know… resources for:
AQA
Edexcel
WJEC
CCEA

‘This resource is extremely detailed with many excellent activities for KS5 students’
– S Dunne, Spanish Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £89 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Tragedy in The Great Gatsby Literary Genre Booklet for AS and A Level AQA B

Tragedy in The Great Gatsby Literary Genre Booklet for AS and A Level AQA B

Complement your set-text teaching for Papers 1 and 2 with these innovative genre-based resources. Notes, quotes and activities help students situate their studied text within the genre of tragedy.

  1. Set the scene with introductory notes for both genre and text
  2. Concentrate attention on relevant features with focused, student-friendly analysis of tragic aspects in the text
    • Explore characters, language, structure, form, setting, critical reception and themes
    • Quotation analysis pinpoints key ideas
    • Literary and dramatic terms defined in context and in a comprehensive glossary
  3. Build analytical skills and consolidate genre-based tragedy knowledge with varied, creative activities – suggested answers included!
  4. Practise close reading for Section A with important tragic annotated extracts and accompanying activities

Presented as an A5 booklet for easy use – a perfect companion to ZigZag Education’s Comprehensive Guides.

Aspects of Tragedy AQA B English Literature Texts

AS Paper 1A Section A: Shakespeare
Othello or King Lear

AS Paper 1A Section B: Drama
Death of a Salesman, Richard II or A Streetcar Named Desire

AS Paper 2A Section A: Poetry
John Keats’s ‘Lamia’, ‘Isabella or the Pot of Basil’, ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’ and ‘The Eve of St Agnes’, Thomas Hardy’s Selected Poems or Poetry Anthology: Tragedy

AS Paper 2A Section B: Prose
The Great Gatsby, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, or The Remains of the Day

A Level Paper 1A Sections A and B: Shakespeare
Othello or King Lear

A Level Paper 1A Section C: Prose, Drama or Poetry
The Great Gatsby, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, John Keats’s ‘Lamia’, ‘Isabella or the Pot of Basil’, ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’ and ‘The Eve of St Agnes’, Death of a Salesman, Richard II, or Poetry Anthology: Tragedy

Price is £44 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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