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Smithdon High School

Exam/Revision Info

Please find below details of exams and revision sessions:

Exam and Assessment Timetables

Exams and Assessment Timetable 2023 -2024

2 October to 13 October

Year 11 Pre-Public Examinations

5 February to 16 February

Year 11 Pre-Public Examinations

26 February to 8 March

Year 9 Examinations

18 March to 29 March

Year 10 Examinations

22 April to 3 May

Year 7 Examinations

15 May to 26 May  

Year 8 Examinations

9 May to 26 June

GCSE Written Examinations*

*Please note that GCSE practical and spoken examinations in French, Drama, PE, Music and Art will be scheduled outside of these dates.

Smithdon High School Candidate Exam Handbook - 2023-2024

Exam Expectations Booklet - September 2023

Exam Timetables:

Year 10 Assessment Timetable w/c 18.03.24

Year 11 January/February 2024 PPEs


Revision Timetables and Information 

Year 11 Student Exam and Revision Plan 2024 as at 24.04.24

Revision Information Presentation - Sept 2023

Revision/Booster Session Timetable 2023 - 2024

Revision Guides and Information

Below is a list of useful revision materials that will support the learning of students. These are available to buy through the school shop or available from Amazon UK.


Exam Board

Revision Guide

Available from

English Literature


Five guides: An Inspector Calls, Macbeth, A Christmas Carol, Power & Conflict Poetry and Unseen Poetry

School Shop

Mathematics Higher (Sets 1 and 2)


GCSE Maths AQA Revision Guide: Higher - for the Grade 9-1 Course (with Online Edition)

School Shop

Mathematics Foundation (Sets 3 to 5)


GCSE Maths AQA Revision Guide: Foundation - for the Grade 9-1 Course (with Online Edition)

School Shop

Triple Science


Revision guide bundle following the course (Biology, Chemistry and Physics)

Year 10 students have been given these and will be swapped if tier changes.


Combined Science


Combined Trilogy revision guide - Higher or Foundation



Revise Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History Anglo-Saxon and Norman England Revision Guide and Workbook

Revise Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History Weimar and Nazi Germany Revision Guide and Workbook

Revise Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History The American West Revision Guide and Workbook

Revise Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History Crime and Punishment in Britain Revision Guide and Workbook.

School Shop

Geography Edexcel Revise Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Revision Guide and Workbook. Year 11 students have these
German Edexcel Edexcel GCSE 9-1 German Revision Workbook;
Edexcel GCSE 9-1 German Study Guide.

To be issued

Business OCR My revision notes OCR GCSE 9-1 Business School Shop



Edexcel GCSE 9-1 French Revision Workbook
Edexcel GCSE 9-1 French Study Guide
Edexcel GCSE 9-1 French Studio
Grammar and Translation Workbook

To be issued

School Shop


Religious Education


AQA GCSE Religious Studies A (9-1) Christianity and Islam Oxford University Press


Physical Education


Revise Edexcel GCSE (9-1) physical education revision guide


Design & Technology AQA CGP GCSE (9-1 ) AQA Design & Technology School Shop
Health and Social Care OCR My Revision Notes: Level 1/Level 2 Cambridge National in Health & Social Care: Second Edition Amazon
Hospitality & Catering WJEC WJEC Vocational Award Hospitality & Catering Level 1/2: Study & Revision Guide School Shop