Media Studies: BTEC First 2013 Revision Guides: Unit 8: Media Industry in Context

BTEC First 2013 Media Revision Guides

Dynamically presented revision guides for BTEC Units 1 and Unit 8. All the key information needed for the exams in bite-size chunks, with revision tasks to consolidate understanding.

Concise single-page overviews covering every specification topic, including:

  • Revise it – snappy bullets and table summaries for maximum retention!
  • Test it – vitally exposes students to exam-style questions
  • Clear answers for every question
  • Key Words and Concept Map activities help students identify terms and get an overview of topics
  • Practice Questions worksheets for last-minute exam practice
  • Provided as A4 sheets and A5 booklet

Price is £59 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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OCR GCSE (9-1) Computer Science – Revision Guide

OCR GCSE (9-1) Computer Science - Revision Guide

Structured revision guide ensures complete coverage of the examined theory in the OCR GCSE (9-1) Computer Science specification (from 2016).

Topic notes and diagrams are supported by examples and definition boxes, while mind maps provide further visual reinforcement of the key concepts.

Practice exam questions test students’ knowledge of each topic, providing excellent exam preparation.

    • Covers all topics in specification order for ease of reference
    • Python and VB .NET code examples
    • Exposes students to exam-style questions (with answers and commentary)

Price is £74 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Computer Science – Revision Guide

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Computer Science - Revision Guide

Structured revision guide ensures complete coverage of the examined theory in the Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Computer Science specification (from 2016).

Topic notes and diagrams are supported by examples and definition boxes, while mind maps provide further visual reinforcement of the key concepts.

Practice exam questions test students’ knowledge of each topic, providing excellent exam preparation.

    • Covers all topics in specification order for ease of reference
    • Python and VB .NET code examples
    • Exposes students to exam-style questions (with answers and commentary)

Price is £74 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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OCR Criminal Law Special Study 2017: Non-Fatal Offences

Revision Guide and Exam Practice

A2 OCR Criminal Law Special Study 2017: Non-Fatal Offences

  1. Notes on each aspect required for Unit G154: Non-fatal offences against the person
  2. Exercises to reinforce understanding – with answers – supported by Case Studies
  3. Practice exam paper using the pre-released sources with mark scheme and model answers

 

  • Fully clued-up on the sources – highlights key points from each source and explains how and when they can be applied
  • Fully prepared for the exam – fantastic structure:
    • Sample exam questions; point-by-point breakdown of how to answer well – ensuring student success;
    • Model answers
    • Examiner’s commentary allowing students to get into the examiner’s mind!

Notes and exercises also come in A5 booklet form for flexible use.


Excellent resource. AR and MR of non-fatal are covered with clarity and precision… Excellent resource – invaluable for busy teachers prepping a new pre-release each year.
– A Christie, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Excellent resource. AR and MR of non-fatal are covered with clarity and precision… Excellent resource – invaluable for busy teachers prepping a new pre-release each year.Overall I find this resource to be excellent. It covers all of the required information to help students and teachers who are unfamiliar with the specification to clearly understand the exam structure and the assessment requirements…. The source analysis provided for the special study materials are particularly useful. They are invaluable time saving tools for teachers as the hard work has been done by the author… This is an invaluable resource to support teachers. Thank you
– C Watts, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Excellent resource. AR and MR of non-fatal are covered with clarity and precision… Excellent resource – invaluable for busy teachers prepping a new pre-release each year.Very useful teaching resource. Could either give the whole booklet to students to work through independently or use the activities in class as starters and plenaries… It matches the specification and exam requirement exactly. The practice questions are very like the real thing.
– C Vaughan, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Excellent resource. AR and MR of non-fatal are covered with clarity and precision… Excellent resource – invaluable for busy teachers prepping a new pre-release each year.Really good; very detailed with excellent analysis of the problems involved in the law and the many proposals for reform… It’s simple, easy to read and understand and perfectly suits your average learner.
– C Livingstone, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £69 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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WJEC GCSE 2017 topic: Revision Guide for Newspaper and Radio News

WJEC GCSE 2017 topic: Revision Guide for Newspaper and Radio News

Ensure students are fully prepared for the exam, from key terms to analysis and pre-production skills.

  • Key terms activities give students the language they need to discuss the exam topic
  • Step-by-step analysis of newspapers and radio, focusing on key aspects of representation, audience and genre
  • Key information the newspaper and radio industry and promotion – plus plenty of design practice

Essential Practice

  • Exam-style questions & pre-production tasks
  • Annotated sample answers help them to recognise what makes a good answer

The revision guide lives up to its claim to leave ‘no room for unexpected surprises and unprepared pupils!’ I would definitely purchase this resource when it becomes available as it saves teachers a lot of time – C McCarthy, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £79 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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A Level English – A Thousand Splendid Suns Comprehensive Guide

A Thousand Splendid Suns A Level Comprehensive Guide

Hosseini’s gripping story uncovers themes of love, faith, gender and suffering, told through a cast of vivid characters. Ready-to-use, detailed study notes guide your students through the novel. Fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis allows students to get to grips with this moving novel.

Engage your students!

Includes debate prompts; active learning tasks; further reading suggestions; key literary and linguistic terms; practice essay questions throughout!

Tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through
    Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each chapter
  2. Drawing it all together
    In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, context, literary approaches
  3. Indicative content
    To support teaching by making sure all key areas are covered

Bring the text to life with regular ‘vocab busters’ to demystify the Farsi dialogue and AO-targeted exercises to dig deeper into the cultural, historical and social issues.
Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding

Thoughtful detail and helpful notes… Very useful as a revision aid and for contextual information. – M Render, English Teacher & 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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Government and Politics: 2016 Revision and Exam Prep Guides for AS Edexcel

2016 Revision and Exam Prep Guides for AS Edexcel

Fully up to date following the 2015 General Election.

Ensure students are fully prepared with this comprehensive pack. For every Edexcel topic, the fantastic dual focus supports effective revision:

All key facts and concepts condensed into concise, student-friendly bullet points.

  • Engaging revision – photos, diagrams and revised up-to-the-minute examples
  • Varied activities break up revision – including AfL tasks
  • Encourages analysis and evaluation with ‘pros and cons’ to learn

Broken-down practice questions build the exam skills students need to achieve high grades in their AS exam, and prepare for A2.

  • ‘Exam Owl’ clearly outlines key technique points – specific to the 5-, 10- and 25-mark Edexcel questions
  • Regular exam-style questions with model answers and examiner commentary

2016 Edition Unit 1 includes:

  1. Fully revised with updated facts, figures including the 2015 General Election and 2014 MEP Elections
  2. Fresh analysis on key issues in the UK and Europe – including the Scottish Referendum, austerity politics, and Labour, from Miliband to Corbyn

2016 Edition Unit 2 includes:

  1. The mayoral elections and referendums, police crime commissioners, and the impact of the EU from 2011–2016
  2. More on devolution, not only in Scotland but the proposal of ‘English votes for English laws’
  3. Proposed changes to the constitution including House of Lords reform, MP select committees and the Boundary Commission
  4. New thinking on replacing the Human Rights Act with a British ‘Bill of Rights’.

This resource perfectly matches the specification and covers everything that they have covered this year.The tasks chosen have been selected carefully and with the updated knowledge and information included, this should serve the needs of classroom teachers of UK Politics well in the coming year especially with the updated political landscape.This resource is a good accompaniment for the resources given to students in their lessons and would be excellent for the students to look at and revise at home, as well as bringing it into class to use during both revision and essay planning lessons. – D Taborda, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

I think this is a solid revision aid. The author has done a good job condensing a substantial amount of information into a (relatively) short revision pack…. It provides useful examples and discusses how to answer questions in a way which is not covered by the standard textbook so it should be useful backup for students preparing for their exams. – G Welch, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £69 each — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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