Year 8 Revision


The Year 8 exams begin the week after half term commencing 3rd June 2019. Students should use the half term break to prepare for these tests. Your subject teacher will provide you with advice and materials on how best to revise for their subject. Sam Learning tasks could also help with both your exam and independent learning target for your Chauncy Passport. You can also access the revision guides here.

The exams take place in normal lesson time. See below for the timetable.

Year 8 Exam Timetable 2019

Revision_timetable_(Word 2010)
Revision_timetable (PDF)


Students have been working through key questions in class. These questions remain the same each year, so it is vital that you learn what will appear in the exam using various fiction and non-fiction passages to assist revision. Use this revision guide to help you prepare for your English exam. Could also read a book too!

English Revision guide


You will be doing either Assessment 4,5 or 6 you must check with your teacher what level you will doing. There will be 3 parts to the examination:

  • Paper 1 (Non-Calculator) (60 Minutes)
  • Paper 2 (Calculator) (60 Minutes)
  • Times Table Test (5 minutes)

Revision Process:

KS3 EOY Assessment Revision Lists

  1. Identify which main topics are coming up in your paper.
  2. Use the MathsWatch to look at topics and answer questions –
    1. Year 8 Revision List – PDF
    2. Year 8 Revision List – Word

Topic lists can be found here. Make sure you ask your teacher what level paper you are doing.
Maths – Revision list for level 4-6
Maths – Revision list for level 3-5
Maths = Revision list for level 5-7
Maths – Revision list for level 6-8

Use Maths Watch

   Centre ID: chauncyschoolUsername: School Login

Password: chauncy


Work through your revision guides, answering the questions as you go.

Yr8 – Biology Revision Guide

Yr8 – Chemistry revision guide

Yr8 – Physics revision guide


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Please use the following Revision guides to help you study for your exam!

In addition you should also use Memrise!

Year 8 French revision guide 2019

Year 8 Spanish revision guide 2019


Please use the following Revision guides to help you study for your exam!

History Revision Year 8 2019 – MS Word
History Revision Year 8 2019 – PDF

Year 8 PLC – MS Word
Year 8 PLC – PDF
Joining up WW1
Living in the empire
Causes of WW1
Fighting in WW1

Please use the following Revision guides to help you study for your exam!

Yr8 Geography Revision Guide – PDF

Yr8 Geography Revision Guide – Word


The end of year exam is a combination of practical assessment across the year and end of unit tests.
For the written end of unit test students should use the SAM Learning activities on each topic to revise. They can be found under: Activities > KS3 > Music > Topic e.g. African drumming.


  1. Students will have a practical assessment which focuses on their ability to work as part of a team, their creativity and their performance skills
  2. The second part will be a Sam learning task which tests their knowledge of topics explored throughout the year and key drama vocabulary


You will be assessed on everything you have covered this year via a yacapaca quiz. Use the resources on Moodle along with your own work (such as the quiz you have made).

As a minimum you should complete the Sam Learning tasks set (Year 8 Revision Tasks).


  • Cyber Security
  • Basic Python Programming
  • Hardware
  • Representing Data
  • Spreadsheets

Religious Studies


Use the guide below to help your prepare for your RE exam.

Year 8 RE Revision Guide 2019