Skeleton Timetable – Timetabled Components
February GCSE Internal 2017
Date Range:       20/02/2017-28/02/2017
Mon 20 Feb
Component Code
Component Title
English Literature GCSE mock
Mon 20 Feb 13:30 1:30 DOM MA1F. Maths paper 1 Foundation non calculator Locl/B 54
Mon 20 Feb 13:30 1:30 DOM MA1H. Maths paper 1 Higher non calculator Locl/B 93
Tue 21 Feb 09:00 1:15 DOM CaG1 Catering GCSE mock exam Locl/B 35
Tue 21 Feb 09:00 2:00 DOM PDT Product Design/Textiles Locl/B 67
Tue 21 Feb 13:30 1:15 DOM Phys1 Physics GCSE mock Locl/B 41
Tue 21 Feb 13:30 1:15 DOM Sci1 Science GCSE mock. Locl/B 103
Wed 22 Feb 09:00 1:30 DOM MA2F. Maths paper 2 Foundation Locl/B 54
Wed 22 Feb 09:00 1:30 DOM MA2H. Maths paper 2 Higher Locl/B 93
Wed 22 Feb 11:05 1:15 DOM HiG1 History GCSE mock. Locl/B 32
Wed 22 Feb 13:30 1:15 DOM Chem1 Chemistry GCSE mock Locl/B 45
Thu 23 Feb 09:00 2:00 DOM GgGF1 Geography Foundation GCSE mock Locl/B 20
Thu 23 Feb 09:00 2:00 DOM GgGH1 Geography Higher GCSE mock Locl/B 24
Thu 23 Feb 12:40 1:45 DOM ELMF English Language GCSE Mock Locl/B 147
Fri 24 Feb 09:00 1:30 DOM MA3F. Maths paper 3 Foundation Locl/B 54
Fri 24 Feb 09:00 1:30 DOM MA3H. Maths paper 3 Higher Locl/B 93
Fri 24 Feb 11:05 1:15 DOM BIO1 Biology GCSE mock Locl/B 44
Mon 27 Feb 09:00 1:30 DOM RP1 Religion and Philosophy GCSE mock Locl/B 10
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Monday 15th May – First GCSE exam
Wednesday 28th June – Last GCSE exam

N.B. Orals and practicals may take place from January through to early May.

Holidays must not be arranged during your child’s published exam dates as the dates of the public exams cannot be changed.

Thursday 23rd  August – GCSE results published to candidates.


Date Day Subject Session
16th May Tuesday French 9am
17th May Wednesday Health & Social Care 9am
18th May Thursday Drama 1.30pm
19th May Friday Spanish 9am
19th May Friday Physical Education 1.30pm
22nd May Monday English Literature Paper  1 9am
22nd May Monday Geography Unit 1 1.30pm
23rd May Tuesday Media Studies 9am
23rd May Tuesday Religious Studies Unit 2 1.30pm
24th May Wednesday Business Studies Paper 1 9am
24th May Wednesday Biology Paper 1 1.30pm
24th May Wednesday Science Paper 1 1.30pm
25th May Thursday Maths Paper 1 (non calculator) 9am
26th May Friday English Literature Paper 2 9am
5th June Monday History  – International Relations 9am
6th June Tuesday English Language Paper 1 9am
6th June Tuesday Geography Unit 2 1.30pm
7th June Wednesday German 9am
7th June Wednesday Computing 9am
7th June Wednesday Religious Studies Unit 7 1.30pm
8th June Thursday Maths Paper 2 9am
9th June Friday Chemistry Paper 1 9am
9th June Friday Science Paper 2 9am
9th June Friday Music 1.30pm
9th June Friday Business Studies Paper 2 1.30pm
12th June Monday English Language Paper 2 9am
13th June Tuesday Maths Paper 3 9am
13th June Tuesday Hospitality & Catering 1.30pm
14th June Wednesday Additional Science Paper 1 9am
14th June Wednesday Physics Paper 1 9am
14th June Wednesday History  – Germany 1918-39 1.30pm
16th June Friday Additional Science Paper 2 9am
16th June Friday Biology Paper 2 9am
19th June Monday Chemistry Paper 2 9am
20th June Tuesday History  – British Society 9am
21st June Wednesday Physics Paper 2 9am
21st June Wednesday Dance 1.30pm
26th June Monday Design & Technology 9am

The JCA whole school timetable for summer 2017 GCSE exams will be issued in the early spring once entries are made.  Individual student timetables will follow shortly thereafter.

You must bring your own scientific calculator to your exams where necessary, along with all other required equipment such as a protractor, compass, black pens, pencil, rubber, ruler etc.

Please read the following INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES documents before entering the exam

 Product Design (3D/Textiles):

  1. Packaging – materials and the function of packaging
  2. Materials (paper/card, wood metal, plastics, textile fabrics) and finishing techniques
  3. Standard forms
  4. Product evolution – market pull technology push, planned obsolescence
  5. Product Marketing
  6. Batch production – production lines and assembly lines
  7. Health and safety risks
  8. Data transfer systems e.g. EDI
  9. Importance of modelling, how to developed ideas
  10. Computers – how designers use them


For Science/additional science, the exam will be all the content from Chemistry 3, Biology 3 and Physics 3.

For triple science there will be three papers one for each discipline, covering the unit 4 and unit 5 content.


This will be the Britain paper


The maths papers will cover all maths skills.

English Literature

Section A – A question on An Inspector Calls

Section B – A question on Anthology poetry

Section C – A question on unseen poetry

English Language

Section A – read a fiction text and answer questions

Section B – Write descriptively.


A random selection of questions covering all topics studied on the GCSE course


Section 1. The industry − food and drink

Section 2. Job roles, employment opportunities and relevant training

Section 3. Health, safety and hygiene

Section 4. Food preparation, cooking and presentation

Section 5. Nutrition and menu planning

Section 6. Costing and portion control

Section 7. Specialist equipment

Section 8. Communication and record keeping

Section 9. Environmental considerations


Medical Technology

Right to life

Personal Responsibility

Social responsibility

Global Concerns