Key Stage 4

English Resources

Year 11 students have been sent a personal learning checklist following their mock exams. Here you will find article to use with the suggested tasks you have received.

Articles for Language Paper 1 Revision

Year 11 Support Evening – Monday 23rd April

Please click below for revision resources to support Year 11 students, from suggested revision activities and timetables to recipes to keep their brains healthy. You can also download Year 11’s Summer Term calendar which details booster and revision sessions as well as formal exams.

1. Summer Term Calender for Year 11

Revision Timetable Example 3

Revision Timetable Example 2

Revision Timetable Example 1

Revision Templates Booklet

Prepare to Perform daily planner

Power to Perform Secondary Student Booklet

PiXL Endurance Strategy Booklet

Brain Power – Snack Recipes

Revision and Progress Evening Presentation

The Key Stage 4 curriculum at Old Buckenham fully meets the new national GCSE framework and will ensure that your child experiences a broad and balanced curriculum experience. It will enable your child to secure the subject grades and relevant subject combinations that will maximise their opportunities for progression into further education, higher education as well as into employment and training.

Core Subjects

These are the subjects that everyone studies, but at levels appropriate to their ability – English, Mathematics, Science, Cultural and Social Studies (which includes PSHEE, RE and Citizenship), Physical Education

Option Subjects

These are the subjects which we feel will play to the students’ strengths and talents and interests. There are four routes which are explained in detail in the following booklets:

Route 1 – Year 9 Options – Return Sheet

Route 1 2018/20 Options booklet

Route 2 – Year 9 Options – Return Sheet

Route 2 2018/20 Options booklet

Route 3 – Year 9 Options – Return Sheet

Route 3 2018/20 Options booklet

Route 4 – Year 9 Options – Return Sheet

Route 4 2018/20 Options booklet


(please be advised that options are subject to change each academic year depending on the curriculum)

Year 11 Revision and Progress Documents

Revision and Progress Evening Presentation

Exams Overview by Subject

Revision Advice

PIXL Maths App help sheet

PIXLit help sheet

Revision Timetables

Example 1   Example 2   Example 3   Example 4   Example 5   Example 6

Subject Revision checklists

Art   Biology   Chemistry   Child Development   Drama   English Language   English Literature   Food and Cookery      French   Geography   German   Graphics   History   ICT   Music   PE   Physics   Resistant Materials    Science – Trilogy   Sociology


Mock timetable March 2018


GCSE Summer Timetable 2018


KS4 Reporting Guide for Families – October 2017


Work Experience

Year 10 students have a week of work experience in July each year. More details will be added nearer the time.


Where can I get extra information?

• The “helpyouchoose” website –

• The government website –


Year Group Reading Lists

These have been put together to support our Reading Star Awards and are a good starting point in finding our most popular and captivating titles. 

KS4 Book Lists