GCSE Religious Studies

Religious Studies requires you to have an understanding for people’s cultures and beliefs. So not only do you need to learn about them (try a good revision guide but you need to pratice answering the kind of questions you will be asked in exams. Try taking a look at some past papers

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Each exam board produces a syllabus listing exactly what you need to know to pass the exams. Some students find this useful to use as checklist of what you have revised. Make sure you check with your teacher which exam board and syllabus you are following.

Revision Guides

Revision guides are printed books which summarise everything you need to know to do well in the exam, and are an important part of many people's revision. We have reviews of hundreds of revision guides including:

Provides complete revision by building on knowledge, revising knowledge and applying that knowledge to succeed in exams. All the key facts are covered to consolidate learning and fill any gaps. Specially designed sections to check progress and increase confidence…

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For courses starting 2009/10 A broad study guide CGP describes as having "everything covered", this book is suitable for unit 8 in the Edexcel specification . Laid out in a friendly, easily accessible note-like format with plenty of diagrams these…

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Past & Speciman Papers

Attempting sample and past papers is a good way to check how your revision is going, and will allow you to become more comfortable answering exam-style questions. Links to several past papers are below, some of which can be viewed for free online. They are arranged by exam board, if you don’t know which exam board your school is using then you should ask your teacher.

Online Resources

As well as buying a revision guide, you can add variety to your revision using free online resources. Bear in mind that the content of some of these websites might not be as reliable or up-to-date as printed books, check that the content matches your syllabus and if in doubt ask your teacher.

ITunes and Mobile Phone Apps

For a break from reading textbooks, why not have a listen to these revision podcasts?