Year 7 Revision Topics

Please see below a list of revision topics recommended by subject teachers.

SCIENCE

  • Cells
  • Nutrition
  • Respiration
  • Photosynthesis
  • States of matter
  • The atom
  • Chemical formulae
  • Speed, distance, time
  • Motion graphs
  • Moments
  • Balanced and unbalanced forces

GEOGRAPHY

There will be 3 sections to your exam.

  • Multiple choice
  • Short questions
  • 1 long question (you will pick one from two options)
  • Map skills:– 6 figure grid references, 4 figure Grid references, compass points, contours, direction, scale.
  • Fantastic places:- Look over a selection of the fantastic places you have studied, focusing on what makes them fantastic and any issues that these places face.

RELIGIOUS STUDIES

Topics:

  • Ultimate Questions
  • Judaism
  • Christianity
  • Islam

Exam technique:

  • Keywords
  • Personal opinions regarding the issues we have learned about
  • Understanding and explaining how people are affected by the issues we have covered
  • Evaluating these issues (for and against views)

Format:

Section 1: Keywords x 5

Section 2:

  • Part a) (4marks): Keywords
  • Part b) (6 marks): ONE opinion with TWO well explained reasons
  • Part c) (12 marks): FOUR explained points with examples
  • Part d) i (5 marks): 3 well explained reasons for your opinion on an issue
  • Part d) ii (5 marks): 3 well explained reasons for the opposite opinion

HISTORY

Topics to revise:

  • Who are the British?  Windrush/Notting Hill Riots
  • Medieval England
  • Battle of Hastings
  • Bayeux Tapestry
  • Doomesday Book
  • Feudal System
  • Harrying of the North
  • Motte and Bailey Castles
  • Medieval Religion
  • Why is religion important to Medieval people?
  • Heaven and Hell
  • Thomas Beckett and Henry II
  • Medieval People
  • King John and the Magna Carta
  • Peasants’ Revolt
  • Black Death
  • The Tudors
  • War of the Roses
  • Henry VIII – his wives and children
  • Reformation of the church- why did it happen?
  • Dissolution of the monasteries

Skills

  • Explanation of definitions
  • Source analysis – how useful is a source as historical evidence?

FRENCH

Revision Topics 

  • Self, family and pets: name, age, birthday, appearance, personality, animals, descriptions
  • School: favourite subject, opinions about other subjects with reasons, uniform, what you eat and drink at school, with opinions
  • Hobbies: what you enjoy doing after school and at the weekend – present and future tenses
  • Home: where you live, your house, your bedroom, opinions
  • Question Phrases

Question Structure

  • Listening paper: yes/no/true/false/letter in a box type questions. Any written answers given in English
  • Reading paper: as per listening exam, plus a short translation into English
  • Writing paper: questions mainly in English, building up from one word answers, to short sentences, to an extended paragraph, plus 5 short sentences to translate into French
  • Speaking: a 2 minute conversation with your class teacher, in French, about any of the topics listed above

Revision Tips

  • Use www.linguascope.com (username lymm, password Madrid1234) to revise all topics
  • Use your exercise books to revise vocabulary
  • Write model answers to expected questions (given by class teacher) and learn them and/or key vocabulary phrases
  • Practise both speaking and writing your model answers
  • Get your parents/carers/siblings to test you on vocabulary