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English First Language

Getting Ready for IGCSE

Getting Ready for IGCSE)

Narrative Writing

Descriptive Writing

Structure

Purpose

Language

Form & Content

Sentences – The Basics-1

Sentences – The Basics-2

Types of Sentences & Paragraphs

Punctuation 1 – Full Stops, Question Marks, Exclamation Marks & Capital Letters

Punctuation 2 – The Apostrophe & Quotation Marks

Punctuation 3 – The Comma, the Colon, the Semi-colon & Brackets

Looking for Patterns

Reading 19th Century Fiction

Story Openings

Story Endings

Reading for Understanding: Nonfiction

Reading Journalism

Reading Letters

Creative Writing Part 1

Creative Writing Part 2

Transactional Writing Part 1

Writing to Present a Viewpoint and Crafting Your Writing

Transactional Writing Part 2

Writing Reviews

Approaching the 19th Century Novel

Poetry: An Overview

Poetry: Structure

Poetry: Language

Evaluating the Methods of the Writer

Social Context

Understanding Historical Context

Understanding Cultural Context

Linguistic Terminology

Conducting Independent Research

Reading Skills

Skimming and Scanning

Explicit and Implicit Meaning

Identifying and Expressing Information and Understanding Main Ideas

Comprehension and Summary

Understanding Comprehension Questions

Understanding How to Summarise

Finding and Selecting Information to Summarise

Explaining Meanings

Using, Developing and Evaluating Information

Writing about Language

Exploring the Writer’s Effect

Selecting Effective Language

Writing Skills

Writing Interviews and Dialogue, Diary and Journal Entries and Letters

Narrative and Descriptive Writing

Writing to Present a Viewpoint and Crafting Your Writing

Writing

Creative Writing Part 1

Creative Writing Part 2

Transactional Writing Part 1

Transactional Writing Part 2

Speaking and Listening

Picking an Engaging Topic

Structuring a Speech and Finding the Right Words

What Makes a Good Speech?

Confidence Booster

Spoken Language

Writing about Language

Comprehension, Explaining Meanings and Using, Developing and Evaluating Information

Summary

Reading

Comparing Texts

Evaluating the Text

Reading for Understanding: Fiction

Reading for Understanding: Nonfiction

Synthesis and Summary

Writer’s Use of Language and Structure: Fiction

Writer’s Use of Language and Structure: Nonfiction

Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar

Language, Punctuation and Sentences

Types of Sentences & Paragraphs

Punctuation 1 – Full Stops, Question Marks, Exclamation Marks & Capital Letters

Punctuation 2 – The Apostrophe & Quotation Marks

Punctuation 3 – The Comma, the Colon, the Semi-colon & Brackets

Words & Spelling – Vocabulary, Parts of Words, Suffixes & Prefixes, Word Families & Spelling Words

Common Errors & Confused Words Part 1

Common Errors & Confused Words Part 2

Supplementary Resources

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Revision Skills & Tips

GCSEPod’s Top Revision Tips

Revision and Study Skills

Revision Tips

Getting Ready for(A Level)

Getting Ready for (A Level)

Skimming

Scanning

Identifying and Expressing Information

Understanding How to Summarise

Finding and Selecting Information to Summarise

Exploring the Writer’s Effect

Identifying and Interpreting Explicit and Implicit Information and Ideas

Evaluating the Text

Developing Independent Study Skills for Success

French (Foreign Language)

German (Foreign Language)

Spanish (Foreign Language)

Biology (Sciences)

Biology

Getting Ready for IGCSE

Bioenergetics: Aerobic Respiration

Bioenergetics: Anaerobic Respiration

Bioenergetics: Gas Exchange in Plants

Bioenergetics: Limiting Factors

Bioenergetics: Photosynthesis

Bioenergetics: Products of Photosynthesis

Bioenergetics: Using Energy from Respiration

Cell Biology: Cell Differentiation

Cell Biology: Cell Structures and Microscopes

Cell Biology: Diffusion and Active Transport

Cell Biology: Gas Exchange In Humans

Ecology: Carbon Cycle

Ecology: Competition

Homeostasis and Response: Human Reproduction

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Evidence for Human Evolution

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Fertilisation and Germination

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: History of DNA

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Natural Selection

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Reproduction in Plants

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Speciation

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Variation

B1/Characteristics and classification of living organisms

Cell Biology: The Cell Cycle

Infection and Response: Viruses

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: The Five Kingdoms

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Why do we Classify? And what is a Species?

B2/Organisation of the organism

Cell Biology: Cell Differentiation

Cell Biology: Cell Structures and Microscopes

B3/Movement in and out of cells

Cell Biology: Diffusion and Active Transport

Cell Biology: Osmosis

B4/Biological molecules

B5/Enzymes

Organisation: Enzymes

Ecology: Sustainable Food

B6/Plant nutrition

Bioenergetics: Limiting Factors

Bioenergetics: Photosynthesis

Bioenergetics: Plant Growth

Bioenergetics: Products of Photosynthesis

Organisation: Plant Organs

B7/Human nutrition

Organisation: Digestive Enzymes

B8/Transport in plants

Organisation: Transpiration

B9/Transport in animals

Infection and Response: Monoclonal Antibodies

Organisation: Heart Disease and Risk Factor 

Organisation: What is Blood?

B10/Diseases and immunity

Infection and Response: Body Defence

Infection and Response: Disease Prevention

Infection and Response: Immunisation

Infection and Response: The Immune Response

Infection and Response: Vaccines

B11/Gas exchange in humans

Cell Biology: Gas Exchange In Humans

B12/Respiration

Bioenergetics: Aerobic Respiration

Bioenergetics: Anaerobic Respiration

Bioenergetics: Respiration

Bioenergetics: Using Energy from Respiration

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Protein Synthesis

B13/Excretion in humans

B14/Coordination and response

Homeostasis and Response: Homeostasis

Homeostasis and Response: Hormones

Homeostasis and Response: Receptors and Effectors

Homeostasis and Response: Reflexes

Homeostasis and Response: Synapses

Homeostasis and Response: The Central Nervous System

Homeostasis and Response: The Reflex Arc

Homeostasis and Response: Type 1 Diabetes

Homeostasis and Response: Type 2 Diabetes

Microorganisms & Biotechnology: Ecology: Microorganisms for Food

Microorganisms & Biotechnology: Infection and Response: Viruses

B15/Drugs

Infection and Response: Antimicrobials and Antibiotics

B16/Reproduction

Homeostasis and Response: Controlling Fertility

Homeostasis and Response: Human Reproduction

Infection and Response: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Cloning (Animals)

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Fertilisation and Germination

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Pollination

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Reproduction in Plants

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Sperm and Egg

B17/Inheritance

Cell Biology: Mitosis

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Alleles

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: DNA

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Genes

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Meiosis

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Monohybrid Inheritance

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Sex Inheritance

B18/Variation and selection

Ecology: Adaptations

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Genetic Variation

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Natural Selection

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Selective Breeding

B19/Organisms and their environment

Ecology: Carbon Cycle

Ecology: Competition

Ecology: Energy Transfer

Ecology: Food Chains and Webs

Ecology: Global Population Change

Ecology: The Water Cycle

B20/Biotechnology and genetic engineering

Ecology: Microorganisms for Food

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Genetic Engineering

B21/Human influences on ecosystems

Ecology: Conservation

Ecology: Deforestation & Peat Removal

Ecology: Eutrophication

Ecology: Maintaining Ecosystems and Preventing Ecosystem Loss

Ecology: Modern Farming

Ecology: Sustainability

Ecology: Sustainable Food

Ecology: Towards a Sustainable Use of Resources

Ecology: Waste from Human Activities

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Extinction

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Variation

Biology Practicals

Revision Skills and Tips

Getting Ready for A Level

Ecology: Conservation

Ecology: Deforestation & Peat Removal

Ecology: Eutrophication

Ecology: Maintaining Ecosystems and Preventing Ecosystem Loss

Ecology: Modern Farming

Ecology: Sustainability

Ecology: Sustainable Food

Ecology: Towards a Sustainable Use of Resources

Ecology: Waste from Human Activities

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Extinction

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Variation

Organisation: Enzymes

Organisation: Lock-and-Key Hypothesis

Organisation: The Circulatory System

Organisation: Transpiration

Chemistry (Sciences)

Getting Ready for IGCSE

States of matter

Discovery of the Structure of the Atom

Atomic Structure

Combining Elements

Atoms and Formula

Determination of a Melting Point for a Pure and Impure Substance

Investigate the Variables that Affect Temperature Changes in Reacting Solutions

Solubility

Separation Methods

Chromatography

Diffusion

Chemical Reactions

Representing Chemical Reactions

Acids and Bases

Acid metal reactions

Investigate the Change in pH on Adding Powdered Calcium Hydroxide or Calcium Oxide to a Fixed Volume of Dilute Hydrochloric Acid

Making Salts

Displacement

Exothermic & Endothermic Reactions

The Periodic Table

Elements in the Periodic Table

Group 1: Alkali Metals

Group 7: The Halogens

Traditional Extraction Methods

Polymerisation

Properties of Polymers

The Atmosphere: Past and Present

Processes that Change the Atmosphere

Climate Change

Scientific Method

Lab measurements

C1/The particulate nature of matter

States of matter

Gases

Brownian motion

Diffusion

Bonding, Structure and the Properties of Matter

C2/Experimental techniques

Measurement

Purity

Chemical Analysis

C3/ Atoms, elements and compounds

Atomic structure and the Periodic Table

Atomic Structure

Electronic Structure

Isotopes and Relative Atomic Mass

Bonding

Ionic bonding

Ionic Compounds

Covalent Bonding

Simple & Giant Covalent Substances

Metallic Bonding

C4/Stoichiometry

Stoichiometry

Formula of Ionic Compounds

Empirical Formulae

Representing Chemical Reactions

Relative Formula Mass and Percentage By Mass

Testing for Ions in Solutions

The mole concept

Moles

Concentration and Solutions

Percentage Yield and Atom Economy

C5/Electricity and chemistry 

Properties of Materials

Electrolysis

Events at the Electrodes

Electrolysis of Hydrochloric Acid and Electrolysis of Brine

Uses Of Electrolysis

Events at the Electrodes

C6/Chemical energetics

Energetics of a reaction

Exothermic & Endothermic Reactions

Bond breaking & bond making

Measuring Energy Changes

Calculations Using Bond Energies

Energy transfer

Fuel Cells

Alternative Fuels

Energy Changes

C7/Chemical reactions

Rate (speed) of reaction

Processes that Change the Atmosphere

Rates of Reaction & Collision Theory

Effect of Concentration and Pressure

Catalysts

Photochemical reactions

Reacting Masses

Reversible reactions

Reversible Reactions & Equilibria

Redox

Redox

Chemical reactions

The Rate and Extent of Chemical Change

C8/Acids, bases and salts 

The characteristic properties of acids and bases

Acids and Bases

Alkalis

Neutralisation

Preparation of salts

Making Salts

Acids, bases and salts

Chemical Changes

Quantitative Chemistry

C9/Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table

The Periodic Table

Elements in the Periodic Table

The Periodic Table

Group properties

Group 1: Alkali Metals

Reactivity in Group 1

Group 7: The Halogens

Reactivity in Group 7

Transition elements

The Transition Metals in the Periodic Table

Transition Metals

Noble gases

The Noble Gases

Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table

Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table

C10/Metals

Properties of Metals

Properties of metals

Alloys

Reactivity series

Metal Carbonates

Displacement

Thermal decomposition

Extraction of metals

Metals & Ores

Traditional Extraction Methods

Aluminium and Titanium

Recycling metals

C11/Air and water

Water

Testing for water

Purifying Water

Air

The Atmosphere: Past and Present

Pollution

Reducing Pollution

Corrosion

Problems With Polymers

Nitrogen and fertilisers

Using Fertilisers

Choosing the Reaction Conditions

Using Resources

Carbon dioxide and methane

Processes that Change the Atmosphere

Carbon dioxide

Environmental Impact of Burning Hydrocarbons

Climate Change

Air and water

Chemistry of the Atmosphere

C12/Sulfur

Sulfur and sulfuric acid

C13/Carbonates

Uses Of Limestone

The Limestone Cycle

C14/Organic chemistry 

Names of compounds

Fuels

Crude Oil

Alkanes

Alkenes

Alcohols

Ethanol

Carboxylic Acids

Polymers

Properties of Polymers

Polymerisation

Condensation polymerisation

Problems With Polymers

Organic Chemistry

Chemistry Practicals

Investigate How Paper Chromatography Can Be Used to Separate and Tell the Difference Between Coloured Substances

Determination of the Percentage of Water in a Hydrated Salt

Separation of Liquids by Distillation

Determination of the Amount of Hardness in Water Using Soap Solution

Preparation of a Pure, Dry Sample of Salt from an Insoluble Oxide or Carbonate

Determination of the Amount of Energy Released by a Fuel

Investigation of Thermal Stabilities of Calcium Carbonate, Copper(II) Carbonate & Sodium Carbonate

Investigation Into Factors Affecting the Rates of Reactions

Determination of Relative Reactivities of Metals Through Displacement Reactions

Investigate What Happens When Aqueous Solutions Are Electrolysed Using Inert Electrodes

Investigation into the Effect of Various Catalysts on the Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide

Investigate the Electrolysis of Copper Sulfate Solution with Inert Electrodes and Copper Electrodes

Investigate the Variables that Affect Temperature Changes in Reacting Solutions

Determination of the Reacting Volumes of Solutions of a Strong Acid and a Strong Alkali by Titration

Investigate the Change in pH on Adding Powdered Calcium Hydroxide or Calcium Oxide to a Fixed Volume of Dilute Hydrochloric Acid

Use of Chemical Tests to Identify the Ions in Unknown Single Ionic Compounds

Determination of a Melting Point for a Pure and Impure Substance

Revision Skills and Tips

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Revision and Study Skills

Revision Tips

Getting Ready for A Levels

Getting Ready for A Levels

Atoms and Formula

Discovery of the Structure of the Atom

Atomic Structure

Separation Methods

Subatomic Particles

Isotopes and Relative Atomic Mass

Electronic Structure

Relative Formula Mass and Percentage By Mass

Moles

Titration Calculations Using Moles

Concentration and Solutions

Gas Pressure

Percentage Yield and Atom Economy

Ionic bonding

Covalent Bonding

Metallic Bonding

Simple & Giant Covalent Substances

Formula of Ionic Compounds

Ionic Compounds

Exothermic & Endothermic Reactions

Bond breaking & bond making

Calculations Using Bond Energies

Interpreting Rate Graphs

Rates Of Reaction & Collision Theory

Catalysts

Investigate the Variables that Affect Temperature Changes in Reacting Solutions

The Periodic Table

History of the Periodic Table

The Noble Gases

Group 1: Alkali Metals

Group 7: The Halogens

Crude Oil

Alkanes

Alkenes

Alcohols

Carboxylic Acids

Properties Of Polymers

Polymerisation

DNA-1

DNA-2

Lab measurements

Chromatography

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: DNA

Physics (Sciences)

Combined Science (Sciences)

Biology:

Getting Ready for IGCSE

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Fertilisation and Germination

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Reproduction in Plants

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Speciation

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Variation

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Evidence for Humans

EvolutionHomeostasis and Response: Human Reproduction

Ecology: Carbon Cycle

Ecology: Competition

Bioenergetics: Anaerobic Respiration

Bioenergetics: Aerobic Respiration

Bioenergetics: Gas Exchange in Plants

Bioenergetics: Products of Photosynthesis

Bioenergetics: Photosynthesis

Cell Biology: Cell Structures and Microscopes

Cell Biology: Cell Differentiation

Cell Biology: Gas Exchange In Humans

Cell Biology: Diffusion and Active Transport

Human influences on the ecosystem

Ecology

Ecology: Conservation

Ecology: Waste from Human Activities

Ecology: Maintaining Ecosystems and Preventing Ecosystem Loss

Ecology: Eutrophication

Energy flow in ecosystems

Ecology

Ecology: Food Chains and Webs

Ecology: Carbon Cycle

Ecology: Energy Transfer

Reproduction

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Fertilisation and Germination

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Pollination

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Reproduction in Plants

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Sperm and Egg

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Cloning (Animals)

Infection and Response

Infection and Response: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Homeostasis and Response

Homeostasis and Response: Human Reproduction

Co-ordination and response

Homeostasis and Response

Homeostasis and Response: Hormones

Respiration

Bioenergetics

Bioenergetics: Using Energy from Respiration

Bioenergetics: Aerobic Respiration

Bioenergetics: Anaerobic Respiration

Cell Biology

Cell Biology: Gas Exchange In Humans

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Protein Synthesis

Transportation

Organisation

Organisation: Heart Disease and Risk Factors

Organisation: What is Blood?

Organisation: Transpiration

Nutrition

Organisation

Organisation: Plant Organs

Bioenergetics

Bioenergetics: Products of Photosynthesis

Bioenergetics: Photosynthesis

Enzymes

Organisation

Organisation: Enzymes

Cells

Cell Biology

Cell Biology: Cell Structures and Microscopes

Cell Biology: Diffusion and Active Transport

Characteristics of living organisms

Chemistry:

1. Organic chemistry

2. Air and water

Using Resources

Chemistry of the Atmosphere

3. Metals

Using Resources

Chemical Changes

Bonding, Structure and the Properties of Matter

4.The Periodic Table

5. Acids, bases and salts

6. Chemical reactions

The Rate and Extent of Chemical Change

Quantitative Chemistry

Chemical Changes

7. Energetics of a reaction

8. Electricity and chemistry

9. Stoichiometry

Bonding, Structure and the Properties of Matter

Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table

10. Atoms, elements and compounds

Bonding, Structure and the Properties of Matter

Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table

11. Experimental techniques

Physics:

1. Electric circuits

2. Electricity

3. Sound

4. Electromagnetic spectrum

5. Light

6. Waves

7. Transfer of thermal energy

8. Matter and thermal properties:

9. Simple kinetic molecular model of matter

10. Energy, work and power

11. Forces

12. Energy

13. Matters and forces

Particle Model of Matter

Forces

14. Motion

 

Biology Practicals 

Chemistry Practicals 

Physics Practicals

Co ordinated Science (Sciences)

Biology:

1. Human influences on the ecosystem

Ecology: Modern Farming

Ecology: Conservation

Ecology: Waste from Human Activities

Ecology: Maintaining Ecosystems and Preventing Ecosystem Loss

Ecology: Eutrophication

2. Energy flow in ecosystems

Ecology: Food Chains and Webs

Ecology: Carbon Cycle

Ecology: Energy Transfer

3. Inheritance

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Monohybrid Inheritance

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Sex Inheritance

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Alleles

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Genes

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Natural Selection

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Genetic Variation

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Meiosis

Ecology: Adaptations

Cell Biology: Mitosis

4. Reproduction

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Fertilisation and Germination

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Pollination

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Reproduction in Plants

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Sperm and Egg

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Cloning (Animals)

Infection and Response: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Homeostasis and Response: Human Reproduction

5. Co-ordination and response

Homeostasis and Response: Receptors and Effectors

Homeostasis and Response: The Reflex Arc

Homeostasis and Response: The Central Nervous System

Homeostasis and Response: Hormones

Homeostasis and Response: Type 1 Diabetes

Homeostasis and Response: Homeostasis

6. Respiration

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution: Protein Synthesis

Bioenergetics: Using Energy from Respiration

Bioenergetics: Aerobic Respiration

Bioenergetics: Anaerobic Respiration

Cell Biology: Gas Exchange In Humans

7. Transportation

Organisation: Heart Disease and Risk Factors

Organisation: What is Blood?

Organisation: Transpiration

8. Nutrition

Organisation: Digestive Enzymes

Organisation: Plant Organs

Bioenergetics: Plant Growth

Bioenergetics: Products of Photosynthesis

Bioenergetics: Photosynthesis

9. Enzymes

10. Cells

Chemistry: 

Organic chemistry

Carbonates

Air and water

Metals

The Periodic Table

Acids, bases and salts

Chemical reactions

Energetics of a reaction

Electricity and chemistry

Stoichiometry

Atoms, elements and compounds

Experimental techniques

 

Physics: 

Radioactivity

Electromagnetic effects

Electric circuits

Electricity

Sound

Electromagnetic spectrum

Light

Waves

Transfer of thermal energy

Matter and thermal properties

Simple kinetic molecular model of matter

Energy, work and power

Matters and forces

Motion

Biology Practicals

Chemistry Practicals

Physics Practicals

Mathematics

Geography (Humanities)

Getting Ready for IGCSE

Earthquakes

Formation and Characteristics of Tropical Storms

Spits

Fluvial Processes

Meanders and Oxbow Lakes

Weathering and Mass Movement

Distribution and Character of Global Ecosystems: Part 1

Cave, Arch, Stack and Stump Formation

Marine Processes

Sustainable Management of Water

Urban Trends

Sustainable Management

Comparing the Italian and Nepalese Earthquake

Landforms of Transport and Deposition

Volcanoes

Sustainable Energy in Peru

Social Indicators

Physical Characteristics

Economic Indicators

How Urbanisation Happens

Uneven Development Within the UK

Population and Settlement

Population Dynamics

Population and Settlement (Urbanisation)

Urbanisation (Part 2)

Urbanisation (Part 3: Mumbai: Growth)

Urbanisation (Part 3: Mumbai: Opportunities and Challenges; Sustainability)

Migration

Population Structure (Part 1)

Population Structure (Part 2: Demographic Transition)

Population Structure (Part 3: Population Distribution and Density)

Settlements (Rural and Urban) and Service Provision

Urban Settlements

The Natural Environment

Climate and Natural Vegetation (Part 1)

Climate and Natural Vegetation (Part 2)

Earthquakes and Volcanoes (Part 1)

Earthquakes and Volcanoes (Part 2)

Coasts (Part 1)

Coasts (Part 2)

Coasts (Part 3)

Rivers

Economic Development

Tourism (Part 1: Types of Tourism)

Tourism (Part 2: Tourism in LEDCs & Environmental Issues)

Tourism (Part 3: The Future – Sustainable Tourism)

Tourism (Part 4: Tourism in Kenya)

Energy

Water

Geographical Skills

Graph Skills

Map Skills

Cambridge IGCSE: Tips for Exam Success and Example Responses

Question Answering Skills

Cambridge IGCSE Paper 2

Case Studies

The Eruption of Merapi, 2010: Case Study

Typhoon Haiyan, 2013: Effects: Case Study

Typhoon Haiyan, 2013: Responses: Case Study

The Eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, 2010: Case Study

Nepal Earthquake, 2015: Case Study

L’Aquila Earthquake, 2009: Case Study

Jurassic Coast: Case Study

River Tees: Case Study

Western Desert, USA: Case Study

Amazon Rainforest: Case Study

Mumbai: Context: Case Study

Mumbai: Growth & Ways of Life: Case Study

Mumbai: Opportunities and Challenges; Sustainability: Case Study

Hurricane Sandy: Case Study

Coursework

The Route to Geographical Enquiry

Revision Skills and Tips

GCSEPod’s Top Revision Tips

Revision and Study Skills

Revision Tips

Supplementary Resources

SR: Case Study: Three Gorges Dam

SR: Water Supply

SR: Globalisation: Resources

SR: Case Study: Energy

SR: Energy

SR: Case Study: Ford: a TNC

SR: Case Study: South Korea: an NIC

SR: Globalisation: NICs and TNCs

SR: Development: Aid

SR: Development: Indicators

SR: Settlements

SR: Case Study: China’s One Child Policy

SR: Tourism

SR: Case Study: Ganges Delta – Calcutta

SR: Population & Resources

Getting Ready for A Level

Consequences of Uneven Development

Essential Resources

Plate Boundaries

Deforestation

The Characteristics of Polar Environments

Wilderness Areas in Cold Environments

Tropical Storms: Short and Long Term Impacts

Volcanoes

Cold Environments: Management

Causes of Uneven Development

Earthquakes

Causes of Human Climate Change

TNC Strategies for Reducing Uneven Development

Global Patterns of Distribution and Consumption of Resources

History (Humanities)

Business Studies (Vocational)

Computer Science (Vocational)

ICT (Vocational)

Achieve Maths-Pre IGCSE (Supplementary)

Achieve English-Pre IGCSE (Supplementary)

Module 1: Reading for understanding: Fiction

Lesson 1: Reading Narrative Writing

Lesson 2: Interpreting Characters

Lesson 3: Reading and Interpreting Atmospheric Description

Module 2: Creative writing, punctuation and sentences

Lesson 1: Descriptive Writing – The Basics

Lesson 2: Descriptive Writing – More Advanced Techniques

Lesson 3: Narrative Writing – The Basics

Lesson 4: Narrative Writing – More Advanced Techniques

Module 3: Comprehension and using textual detail

Lesson 1: Identifying and Interpreting Explicit and Implicit Information and Ideas

Lesson 2: Implicit Meaning and Inference Skills

Module 4: Writer’s use of language and structure: Fiction

Lesson 1: Literary Devices and the Effects Used by Writers

Lesson 2: Writing About Structure

Module 5: Evaluating the text

Lesson 1: Evaluating Texts

Lesson 2: Developing Approaches to Evaluation

Module 6: Reading for understanding: Nonfiction

Lesson 1: An Overview of 19th Century Non-Fiction

Lesson 2: Reading Biographies and Autobiographies

Lesson 3: Reading Articles

Module 7: Transactional writing and crafting

Lesson 1: Writing to Argue and Persuade

Lesson 2: Writing Articles

Lesson 3: Writing Speeches-1

Lesson 4: Writing Speeches-2

Module 8: Synthesis and summary

Module 9: Writer’s use of language and structure: Nonfiction

Module 10: Comparing texts

Lesson 1: Basic Comparison

Lesson 2: Effects of Language

Module 11: Writing to Present a Viewpoint and Crafting Your Writing

Module 12: Language, Punctuation and Sentence

Lesson 1: Punctuation

Lesson 2: Sentences

Lesson 3: Language and Sentences: Taking Things Further

English Literature (Supplementary)

Getting Ready for IGCSE

Drama

Poetry

Unseen Poetry

Literature Skills

Poetry (Additional Resources):

Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen (Additional)

Afternoons by Philip Larkin (Additional)

To Autumn by John Keats (Additional)

Death of a Naturalist by Seamus Heaney (Additional)

A Wife in London by Thomas Hardy (Additional)

Valentine by Carol Ann Duffy (Additional)

Cozy Apologia by Rita Dove (Additional)

As Imperceptibly as Grief by Emily Dickinson (Additional)

Living Space by Imtiaz Dharker (Additional)

She Walks in Beauty by Lord George Byron (Additional)

The Soldier by Rupert Brooke (Additional)

Kamikaze by Beatrice Garland (Additional)

The Emigrée by Carol Rumens (Additional)

Tissue by Imtiaz Dharker (Additional)

Climbing My Grandfather by Andrew Waterhouse (Additional)

Winter Swans by Owen Sheers (Additional)

Letters from Yorkshire by Maura Dooley (Additional)

Sonnet 29 by Elizabeth Browning (Additional)

Exposure by Wilfred Owen (Additional)

Porphyria’s Lover by Robert Browning (Additional)

Eden Rock by Charles Causley (Additional)

When We Two Parted by Lord Byron (Additional)

Love’s Philosophy by Percy Bysshe Shelley (Additional)

Walking Away by Cecil Day Lewis (Additional)

Mother, any distance by Simon Armitage (Additional)

Remains by Simon Armitage (Additional) 

Storm On The Island by Seamus Heaney (Additional) 

Before You Were Mine by Carol Ann Duffy (Additional) 

War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy (Additional) 

Vultures by Chinua Achebe (Additional) 

Nothing’s Changed by Tatamkhulu Afrika (Additional) 

Checking Out Me History by John Agard (Additional) 

Half Caste by John Agard (Additional) 

Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan by Moniza Alvi (Additional) 

The Clown Punk by Simon Armitage (Additional) 

Give by Simon Armitage (Additional) 

Harmonium by Simon Armitage (Additional)

The Manhunt by Simon Armitage (Additional)

Out of the Blue (extract) by Simon Armitage (Additional) 

A Vision by Simon Armitage (Additional) 

The Moment by Margaret Atwood (Additional) 

On a Portrait of a Deaf Man by John Betjeman (Additional) 

Search For My Tongue by Sujata Bhatt (Additional) 

London by William Blake (Additional) 

Spellbound by Emily Brontë (Additional) 

Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Additional) 

My Last Duchess by Robert Browning (Additional) 

Belfast Confetti by Ciaran Carson (Additional) 

Cold Knap Lake by Gillian Clarke (Additional) 

Neighbours by Gillian Clarke (Additional) 

The Falling Leaves by Margaret Postgate Cole (Additional) 

next to of course god america i by E. E. Cummings (Additional) 

Blessing by Imtiaz Dharker (Additional)

The Right Word by Imtiaz Dharker (Additional) 

Hour by Carol Ann Duffy (Additional) 

Medusa by Carol Ann Duffy (Additional) 

Quickdraw by Carol Ann Duffy (Additional) 

Night of the Scorpion by Nissim Ezekiel (Additional) 

Casehistory: Alison (head injury) by U. A. Fanthorpe (Additional) 

In Paris with You by James Fenton (Additional) 

Two Scavengers in a Truck, Two Beautiful People in a Mercedes by Lawrence Ferlinghetti (Additional) 

Brothers by Andrew Forster (Additional) 

Horse Whisperer by Andrew Forster (Additional) 

At the Border, 1979 by Choman Hardi (Additional) 

The Ruined Maid by Thomas Hardy (Additional) 

The Blackbird of Glanmore by Seamus Heaney (Additional) 

Bayonet Charge by Ted Hughes (Additional) 

Hawk Roosting by Ted Hughes (Additional) 

Wind by Ted Hughes (Additional) 

Crossing the Loch by Kathleen Jamie (Additional) 

Brendon Gallacher by Jackie Kay (Additional) 

Ghazal by Mimi Khalvati (Additional) 

Born Yesterday by Philip Larkin (Additional) 

Storm in the Black Forest by D. H. Lawrence (Additional) 

Unrelated Incidents by Tom Leonard (Additional) 

Below the Green Corrie by Norman MacCaig (Additional) 

To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell (Additional) 

The Farmer’s Bride by Charlotte Mew (Additional) 

The Yellow Palm by Robert Minhinnick (Additional) 

Les Grands Seigneurs by Dorothy Molloy (Additional) 

Singh Song! by Daljit Nagra (Additional) 

Hurricane Hits England by Grace Nichols (Additional) 

Price We Pay for the Sun by Grace Nichols (Additional) 

Futility by Wilfred Owen (Additional) 

Sister Maude by Christina Rossetti (Additional) 

Nettles by Vernon Scannell (Additional) 

Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare (Additional) 

Mametz Wood by Owen Sheers (Additional) 

Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley (Additional) 

Come On, Come Back by Stevie Smith (Additional) 

The River God by Stevie Smith (Additional) 

Hard Water by Jean Sprackland (Additional) 

The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Tennyson (Additional) 

The Hunchback in the Park by Dylan Thomas (Additional) 

Poppies by Jane Weir (Additional) 

The Prelude (extract) by William Wordsworth (Additional) 

The Wild Swans at Coole by W. B. Yeats (Additional)

Wider Reading:

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

1984 by George Orwell

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Anita and Me by Meera Syal

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman

Heroes by Robert Cormier 

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Revision Skills and Tips

Getting Ready for A Level

Information Technologies (Supplementary)

Physical Education (Supplementary)

Applied Anatomy and Physiology

The Structure and Functions of the Skeletal System

The Structure and Function of the Muscular System

Movement Analysis

The Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems

Anaerobic and Aerobic Exercise

The Structure and Functions of the Cardio-Respiratory System

Structure and Function of the Musculo-Skeletal System

Socio-Cultural Influences (1)

Engagement Patterns of Different Social Groups in Physical Activities and Sports

Ethical and Socio-Cultural Issues in Physical Activity and Sport

Commercialisation of Physical Activity and Sport

Sports Psychology (1)

Physical Training (1)

Components of Fitness

The Principles of Training and Their Application To Personal Exercise/Training Programmes

The Components of Fitness, Benefits for Sport and How Fitness is Measured and Improved

Preventing Injury in Physical Activity and Training

Applied Anatomy and Physiology (1)

Applied Anatomy and Physiology

The Short and Long Term Effects of Exercise

Movement Analysis (1)

Movement Analysis

Physical Training (2)

How Is Fitness Measured and Improved?

Types of Training

How to Optimise Training and Prevent Injury

Applied Anatomy and Physiology (2)

Health, Fitness and Well-Being (1)

Socio-Cultural Influences (2)

Use of Data

Health, fitness and well-being (2)

Socio-cultural influences (3)

Movement Analysis (2)

Physical Training (3)

Sport psychology (2)

Legacy Content:

PE, Sport and Competition: Concepts & Processes

PE, Sport and Competition: School

Sport

PE, Sport and Competition: Roles

Balanced Active Healthy Lifestyles: Factors Affecting Health 

Balanced Active Healthy Lifestyles: Making Informed Choices 

Components of Fitness 

Training Principles 

Training Methods 

Exercise

Methods of Exercise 

Fitness, Training and Exercise: Short Term Effects 

Fitness, Training and Exercise: Long Term Effect

Fitness, Training and Exercise: Demands of Performance 

Learning and Developing Skills 

Evaluating Skills 

Body Systems: The Skeletal System 

Body Systems: Muscular System 

Body Systems: Respiratory and Circulatory 

Participation

Opportunities and Pathways

Health and Fitness (Supplementary)

Music Theory (Supplementary)

Food Preparation and Nutrition (Supplementary)

Design and Technology (Supplementary)

Core Technical Principles

New and Emerging Technologies

Energy Generation and Storage

Developments in New Materials

Systems Approach to Designing

Mechanical Devices

Materials and Their Working Properties / Papers and Boards

Materials and Their Working Properties / Timbers

Materials and Their Working Properties / Metals and Alloys

Materials and Their Working Properties / Polymers

Materials and Their Working Properties / Textiles

Production Techniques and Systems

Critical Evaluation of Design Decisions

Designing and Making Principles

Investigation, Primary and Secondary Data

Design Strategies

Communication of Design Ideas

The Work of Others / Harry Beck and Alec Issigonis

The Work of Others / William Morris and Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The Work of Others / Louis Comfort Tiffany and Raymond Templier

The Work of Others / Philippe Starck and Norman Foster

The Work of Others / Apple, Braun and Dyson

The Work of Others / Marcel Breuer and Gerrit Rietveld

The Work of Others / Alessi, Ettore Sottsass and Aldo Rossi

The Work of Others / Alexander McQueen, Mary Quant, Coco Chanel and Vivienne Westwood

The Work of Others / Gap, Primark and Zara

Papers and Boards

Working with Papers and Boards

Specialist Techniques and Processes

Ecological and Social Footprint

Polymers

Metal-Based Materials

Metal-Based Materials

Forces and Stress

Sources and Origins, Scales of Production and Tolerances

Using and Working with Materials and Material Management

Ecological and Social Footprint

Supplementary Resources (D&T)

Product Design: Optional Materials Part 2

Textiles Technology: Making Products

Textiles Technology: Designing Products

Textiles Technology: Design Consideration

Textiles Technology: Materials & Components

Product Design: Industrial & Commercial Practice

Product Design: Product Development: Making Products

Product Design: Design Influence

Product Design: Product Development: Designing Products

Product Design: Optional Materials 

Product Design: Compulsory Materials

Graphic Products: Industrial Practices

Graphic Products: Making Products 

Graphic Products: Designing Products 

Graphic Products: Design Considerations 

Graphic Products: Materials & Components

Resistant Materials: Industrial Processes 

Resistant Materials: Design Consideration 

Resistant Materials: Designing Products 

Resistant Materials: Materials 

Resistant Materials: Components and Finishing 

Resistant Materials: Tools and Processes

Text for Drama (Supplementary)

Study Smart (Supplementary)

Keeping Fit and Healthy (Supplementary)

Creative iMedia (Supplementary)

Creative iMedia

Pre-Production Skills

Purpose and Content of Pre-Production

Elements of Pre-Production

Mood Boards, Mind Maps, and Visualisation Diagrams

Storyboards

Scripts

Planning Pre-Production

Interpreting Client Requirements

Conducting Research

Making a Plan

Target Audience

Legislation

Other Considerations

Making Pre-Production Documents

Analysing a Script

File Formats

Reviewing Pre-Production Documents

Reviewing Pre-Production Documents

Creating Digital Graphics 

Understanding Digital Graphics

Purpose and Audience

Image Types and File Formats

Properties of Graphics

Planning Digital Graphics

Client Requirements for a Graphic

A Work Plan for Graphics

Assets and Resources for Graphics

Creating Digital Graphics

Tools and Techniques for Graphics

File Formats and Compatibility

Reviewing Graphics

Reviewing Graphics

Creating 2D and 3D Digital Characters

Understanding Digital Characters

Uses of Digital Characters

Properties of Digital Characters

Planning Digital Characters

Client Requirements for a Digital Character

Assets and Resources for Digital Characters

A Work Plan for Digital Characters

A Test Plan for Digital Characters

Creating Digital Characters

Tools and Techniques for 2D Characters

Tools and Techniques for 3D Characters

File Formats for Digital Characters

Reviewing Digital Characters

Reviewing Digital Characters

Storytelling with a Comic Strip

Understanding Comic Strips

Introducing Comic Strips

Placement and Layout

Planning a Comic Strip

Client Requirements for a Comic Strip

Comic Strip Planning Documents

Assets and Resources for a Comic Strip

Creating a Comic Strip

Creating a Comic Strip

Reviewing a Comic Strip

Reviewing a Comic Strip

Creating a Multipage Website

Understanding Websites

Understanding Websites (Web Technologies)

Planning a Website

Client Requirements for a Website

Assets and Resources for a Website

A Work Plan for a Website

A Test Plan for a Website

Creating a Website

Website Prep Work

Web Page Content

Web Page Navigation

Publishing a Website

Reviewing a Website

Reviewing a Website

Creating a Digital Animation

Understanding Animation

Animation Types and Purposes

Animation Techniques

Planning an Animation

Client Requirements for an Animation

Animation Storyboarding

A Test Plan for an Animation

Assets and Resources for an Animation

Creating an Animation

Animation Tools and Techniques

File Formats for Animations

Reviewing an Animation

Reviewing an Animation

Creating Interactive Multimedia Products

Understanding Interactive Multimedia Products

Introducing Interactive Multimedia Products

Design Considerations of Interactive Multimedia Products

Planning a Multimedia Product

Client Requirements for a Multimedia Product

A Work Plan for a Multimedia Product

Designing a Multimedia Product

Assets and Resources for a Multimedia Product

A Test Plan for a Multimedia Product

Creating a Multimedia Product

Multimedia Techniques in PowerPoint

Multimedia File Formats

Reviewing a Multimedia Product

Reviewing a Multimedia Product

Creating a Digital Sound Sequence

Understanding Digital Sound

Sectors and Uses of Digital Audio Projects

Audio Files and Properties

Planning a Digital Sound Sequence

Client Requirements for a Digital Sound Sequence

A Work Plan for a Digital Sound Sequence

Equipment and Software for a Digital Sound Sequence

A Test Plan for a Sound Sequence

Creating a Digital Sound Sequence

Creating Digital Sound

Manipulating Digital Sound

Reviewing a Digital Sound Sequence

Reviewing a Digital Sound Sequence

Creating a Digital Video Sequence

Understanding Digital Video

Sectors and Uses of Digital Video Products

Video Files and Properties

Planning a Digital Video Sequence

Client Requirements for a Digital Video Sequence

A Work Plan for a Digital Video Sequence

Storyboards and Scripting

Creating a Digital Video Sequence

Shooting Video

Acquiring Video Assets

Editing, Importing and Exporting Video

Reviewing a Digital Video Sequence

Reviewing a Digital Video Sequence

Digital Photography

Understanding Digital Photography

Capabilities and Limitations of Cameras

Making Decisions as a Photographer

Planning a Photo Shoot

Client Requirements for a Photo Shoot

A Work Plan for a Photo Shoot

Taking and Displaying Digital Photographs

Taking Digital Photographs

Storage and Display of Digital Photographs

Reviewing Digital Photography

Reviewing Digital Photography

Designing a Game Concept

Game Types and Platforms

Types of Digital Game

Evolution of Games and Platforms

Planning a Game Concept

Client Requirements for a Game Concept

Generating Ideas for a Game Concept

Creating a Game Proposal

The Game Proposal

Reviewing a Game Proposal

Reviewing a Game Proposal 

Developing Digital Games

Game Creation Hardware and Software

Game Creation Software

Game Creation Hardware

Planning a Digital Game

Client Requirements for a Digital Game

Aspects of Game Creation

Test Planning for a Digital Game

Creating a Digital Game

Game Algorithms

Software and File Formats

Game Assets

Game Objects

Reviewing a Digital Game

Reviewing a Digital Game

Religious Studies (Supplementary)

Religious Studies

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