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Campbell College Belfast Revision Summaries for End-of-Year 10 Examinations May 2015 This booklet provides summaries of the subject content to be revised in each of the subjects for this year’s end -of-year examinations. In some cases, it will be supplemented by material given out in lessons; in others, it includes links to department websites, where additional support material is provided. We hope that it will be useful for students and also for parents in providing support.

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Campbell College Belfast

Revision Summaries

for End-of-Year 10

Examinations

May 2015

This booklet provides summaries of the subject content to be revised in each

of the subjects for this year’s end-of-year examinations. In some cases, it

will be supplemented by material given out in lessons; in others, it includes

We hope that it will be useful for students and also for parents in providing

support.

Year 10 Maths

Full information about the Y10 Maths exam, including Revision Topics and Hints and Tips can be found on the Maths department website www.ccbmaths.moonfruit.com.

Students will also be given a comprehensive revision list by their class teacher. In Year 10, this will cover the following topics (The topics marked with an * require formula to be learnt):

- Probability & Estimation* - Decimals, Fractions and Percentages

- Compound Interest - Money Calculations/Tax

- Circle* - Pythagoras’ Theorem* & Basic Trigonometry*

- Ratio - Equations

- Trial and Improvement - Indices, HCF, LCM

- Expanding Brackets - Factorising

- Directed Numbers - Formulae & nth term

- Properties of Quadrilaterals - Summary Statistics (list of numbers or frequency table)*

- Statistical Diagrams (label) - Angles & Polygons*

- Bearings - Mensuration of standard shapes ie triangle*

- Cumulative Frequency Graphs - Volume*

Students who are also wish to do Further Maths GCSE should ensure they are able to complete the harder questions from the above topics and also cover the following topics:

o Probability (AND/OR)

o Equations with fractions

o Simultaneous Equations

o Compound Interest

o Reverse Percentages

o Inequalities

Year 10 Religious Education

Pupils will need to know the Core Content on each of the Coversheets they have studied this

year. This includes Keywords and the Key Questions.

Each student has been given his own copy. If any of these have been lost, then a copy can be

viewed on the appropriate Curriculum Support page on the RE Website:

http://rewebsite.moonfruit.com

Speaking and listening

2. In the discussion make certain that you:

- are focussed and listening at all times

- explain your points of view clearly

- be as detailed and mature as possible

- ask others to get involved if they are quiet

- come to an agreement

1. Pay close attention to class discussions of the skills that are required

2. Ensure that practice exercises are completed to the best of your ability

3. Think carefully about the errors you make in practice to ensure that you learn from the

experience

A crucial aspect in completing the writing task successfully is writing accurately in terms of

spelling, punctuation and grammar. You can practise this by writing short passages (15-20

minutes) at home and then carefully checking them for accuracy.

Year 10 Biology

Cells & Microscopes o Parts of an animal and plant cell and their functions o Parts of a microscope and how to prepare a slide

Diseases o Bacteria, viruses and fungi o How the body protects itself o Vaccinations

Drugs o Effects of Alcohol, Smoking and Cannabis

Circulation o Structure and function of the Heart, Blood Vessels and the components of

Blood

Reproduction o Structure of male and female reproductive organs o How fertilisation occurs o Development of the foetus

Year 10 Chemistry

The Year 10 Chemistry Examination will cover the following sections.

The first three booklets

1. Types of Chemical Reactions

Understand what is meant by the term decomposition.

Define the terms oxidation and reduction.

Apply the concept of oxidation and reduction to unfamiliar reactions.

Write a word equation for the thermal decomposition of limestone

List three observations when calcium oxide reacts with water.

Define the terms renewable and non -renewable

List observations to determine the products of a chemical reaction of an acid with metal, carbonate and alkali.

Give the general reactions of an aci d with a metal, an alkali (or base) and a carbonate.

Apply the general reactions of acids to unfamiliar reactions.

Define the terms endothermic and exothermic

Apply knowledge of the different types of chemical reactions to word equations.

2. Atomic Structure

List the names and properties of three particles which make up the structure of the atom.

Deduce the number of protons, neutrons and electrons in an atom given the Atomic and Mass numbers.

Determine the electronic configuration of an atom.

Draw a representation of an atom from the information provided in the Periodic Table.

Give a definition for the term an isotope.

Explain that chemical reactions involve atoms changing the number of electrons and represent how the structure of two atoms changes when they react together —simple examples only.

give a definition of what is meant by the term “formula”

deduce the formula of a substance

State if an equation is balanced or unbalanced by examining the formula on either side of the equation.

Balance equations by adding the appropriate numbers on either side of the equation.

3. Separating Techniques

Recognise hazard symbols and the appropriate care that must be taken

Define the terms elements and compounds

Apply knowledge of separating techniques to practically separate a variety of mixtures such as Iron and Sulfur.

Explain different separation techniques and be able to apply them when separating mixtures

Identify the states of matter and state the changes of state

Classify substances based in their chemical properties

Year 10 French

Year 10 topics

Topic 1 Ça va?

Parts of the body

J’ai mal … and other expressions with avoir (avoir chaud , froid etc)

Chez le médecin ; chez le dentiste ; chez la pharmacie

Topic 2 Daily Routine and School

Subjects and opinions

Jobs

Topic 3 Holidays

Revision of transport; countries; weather

Different types of holidays

Describing a holiday resort / activities on holiday

Train / plane journeys

Protecting the environment

Perfect tense with avoir and perfect tense with être

Remember to also revise vocabulary from

Year 8 French and Year 9 French

Year 10 Geography

Done V

Climate

- 4 climate factors

- Britainõs weather

- types of rainfall

- making and using climate graphs

Natural Environments

-ecosystem definition

- temperate deciduous woodland

- rainforests

- people and the rainforest

- destruction of the rainforest

Natural Hazards

- structure o f the Earth

- theory of Plate Tectonics

- causes of volcanoes and earthquakes

- effects of volcanoes

- case-study of Mt Etna

- effects of earthquakes

- case-study of San Francisco

- comparison with management of an LEDC earthquake (India)

Fashion and Sport

-definition of globalisation

- benefits and problems of TNCs

Development

- population growth in LEDCs and MEDCs

- employment structure in LEDCs and MEDCs

Year 10 German

GRAMMAR

forms of be

forms of have

verb endings

was/were

present tense

the perfect tense

accusative /dative

gern/nicht gern/lieber/ am liebsten

must

plural of nouns

weil sentences

Topics and Vocabulary

Meeting and greeting people

Age and birthday

Talking about where you went on holiday

Places to stay

The weather

Going shopping

Food and drinks

Shops and what you can buy

Pocket money

Numbers and Prices

TV programmes

Films

Saying what you like to prefer

12 hours clock

health issues

the parts of body

illnesses/ complaints

Year 10 History

You will need to know: World War One Causes of World War One

The short term triggers and long term factors leading to World War One

Whether Germany was to blame for World War one? The Battle of the Somme

The main plan & events of the Battle of the Somme

The debate surrounding the battle - was it a success or failure?

How is general Haig remembered – is his reputation fair? The end of World War One

The events in 1918 that lead to German calls for an Armistice.

The economic, territorial and military terms of the Treaty of Versailles The Development of Technology in the 20th Century Penicillin

The story of the development of Penicillin

Factors behind the development of Penicillin

Who should be given the most credit for the development of Penicillin? Flemming or Florey?

Skills

Read and understand sources including historical terms

Explain the content of sources

Explain why sources might suggest different things about the same event given author, audience, time or place.

Test the reliability of sources based on a good understanding of the past.

Make judgements about the value of a source in answering a question about an event that happened in the past.

Show understanding of chronology and consider cause and effect/ continuity and change over an extended period of time.

Write using appropriate spelling punctuation and grammar.

Year 10 Home Economics

Nutrients

Love food hate waste

Foreign Foods

Teen Issues

Food Miles

Year 10 ICT

Internet Safety

How to keep yourself safe on-line

Cyber-Bullying

What is Social Media?

Steps to prevent being bullied.

Steps to take if you are being cyber-bullied.

Folder Management

How to recognise different types of files.

HTML

Acronyms

Definitions and terms

Web Page Creation Notes available on my.dynamic-learning.co.uk Pages 82 – 89

Gamemaker

How games are developed.

Gaming Platforms

Game genres

Game play

Hardware developments – see Revision booklet handout.

Computer Hardware

Off the shelf vs Build it yourself

Components of computers

Tower

Motherboard

Sound Card

Processor

Graphics Card

Storage Devices and RAM

Power and Fan

Computer Speed and Storage Measurement

Hertz and bytze

Input and Output Devices – Build a computer hand out

Operating Systems – Build a computer hand out.

Year 10 Physics

Experimental Techniques

1. Fair tests 2. Variables 3. Reasons for error and uncertainty 4. Accuracy and Precision

Graphs

1. Scales on axes 2. Plotting points 3. Lines / Curves of best fit

Forces

1. Balanced and Unbalanced forces - the effects of a force 2. Friction 3. Air Resistance e.g. parachutes 4. Pressure, including Fluid (air and water) Pressure 5. Moments 6. Pulleys 7. Gears

Motion

1. Speed & Average Speed 2. Distance - Time Graphs

Energy

1. Forms of energy 2. Energy conservation / useful & wasted 3. Generating Electricity 4. Nuclear Power - Fission 5. Nuclear Bomb 6. Nuclear Fusion in the sun

Light

1. Pin hole camera – ray diagrams / image descriptions / effect of lenses 2. Refraction – Prism / Apparent depth

Sound and Waves

1. Pitch and Loudness (Amplitude) 2. Frequency and Wavelength (descriptive) 3. Transverse and Longitudinal Waves

Year 10 Spanish

Topics and Vocabulary

Topic 1 – Mira 2 Unidad 1 - People

Describe celebrities

Daily routine

Understand nationalities

Express opinions

Compare things using más…que

Time phrases

Topic 2 – Mira 2 Unidad 2 – Going out

Talk about places in a town

Present tense/Future tense

Invite someone to go out

Make excuses

Say what someone else likes/dislikes

Verbs ‘Querer’ and ‘Poder’

Topic 3 – Mira 2 Unidad 3 - Holidays

Say where you went on holiday last year (countries)

Say how you travelled (transport)

Say what you did on holiday (activities)

Say what your holiday was like (opinions and descriptions)

Topic 4 – Mira 2 Unidad 4 - Food

Shopping for food and drinks

Talk about a past meal (Preterite tense)

Food/drink likes and dislikes

Future tense

Numbers 100-1000

Year 10 Technology & Design Exam Revision Topics

Electronics

Pupils should be familiar with the electronic components that were used in the circuit for the MP3 speaker.

Purpose of a IC holder

Know what an IC is used for and what a PCB is.

Know how to decipher the colour codes on resistors.

Be aware of the safety precautions when soldering.

What the composition of solder is.

Units of measurement for resistance and capacitance.

Materials

Know about the 2 main types of natural woods and know examples of them.

Know about the 3 main types of metals and know examples of them.

Know about the 2 main types of plastics and know examples of them.

Know how to bend metal.

Know how to line bend plastic.

Know the stages to putting a good finish on a piece of plastic.

Be aware of environmental implication related to plastics.

Tools

Know about the following tools, how to use them when they are used:

Soldering Iron Tenon saw Coping saw Line bender

Snips Glue gun Metal folding

Know what the following initials mean: CAD, CAM, CNC

Know the advantages of these operations compared to old fashioned methods.

Designing

Know the relevant areas to undertake when designing a product.

Know how to write a product specification

Communicate your designs (use drawings, annotations, colour and rendering )

Be able to draw in isometric 3D drawing.

NOTE – Please bring drawing equipment and colouring pencils to the exam.