GCSE Exam Boards

To help and support your son with his GCSE work, it is useful to be aware of the examboards and subject specifications.  This will help when purchasing revison guides and additional resources and accessing past papers and mark schemes.

GCSE Examination Boards and Specifications

Subject Specification Title Specification Code Exam Board
Art   Art and Design J171 OCR
Business Studies Business Studies 1BSO Edexcel
Engineering   Engineering Design J841 OCR
English and English Literature English AQA, English Literature AQA 8700/8702 AQA
French GCSE French 8658 AQA
Spanish GCSE Spanish 8698 AQA
German GCSEGerman 8698 AQA
Geography Geography  8035 AQA
German GCSE German J731 OCR
History  History B J411 OCR
Maths GCSE Maths 8300 AQA
Music GCSE Music 1MU0 Edexcel
Philosophy and Ethics  GCSE Religious Studies  8062 AQA
Physical Education  Physical Education 8582 AQA
Design & Technology D&T 1DTO Edexcel
Science (Double Award) GCSE Combined Science: Trilogy 8464 AQA
Biology GCSE Biology 8461 AQA
Chemistry GCSE Chemistry 8462 AQA
Physics GCSE Physics 8463 AQA