Resources

Core Text Books, Revision Guides and Resources

Resources

At Bentley Wood we have a range of Core Text Books, Revision Guides and Resources available for students, please use the dropdowns below to browse these per subject.

 

Art
Biology
Business Studies
Computer Science

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KS3:

BBC Bitesize Computer Science

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Drama
Economics
English

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Revising quotes online via PIXL website (https://englishapp.pixl.org.uk)
Past Papers and Student Queries on https://www.wjec.co.uk/students/

KS5: Microsoft Teams; emagazine; Gresham College online lectures; British Library; Bradford University and Anglia Ruskin university academic study skills sites

Geography
Health and Social Care
History
Latin
Mathematics

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KS3: Discovering Mathematics Student Book:

Year 7

Year 8

KS4: Exam board – Pearson/Edexcel

  • Mastering Mathematics for Edexcel GCSE: Foundation 1 by Heather Davis
    ISBN 9781471839818
  • Mastering Mathematics for Edexcel GCSE: Foundation 2/Higher 1 by Gareth  Cole
    ISBN 9781471839894
  • Mastering Mathematics for Edexcel GCSE: Higher 2 by Gareth Cole
    ISBN 9781471839948

KS5:

Year 12 – Edexcel AS Level Mathematics (Pearson)

Year 13  – Edexcel  A Level Mathematics (Pearson)

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Modern Foreign Languages

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French

German

Spanish

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Music
Physics
Philosophy & Religious Studies

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The KS3 topics are below with their attached textbooks. Parents can encourage students to read books from the reading list below. All the books on these lists are available in the library.

Year 7:

  • The Philosophy of Learning – no text book
  • What is Religion? – no text book
  • Ancient Egyptian Religion – Ancient Egypt, DK Eyewitness Project Book
  • Judaism – no text book
  • Christianity – no text book
  • Islam – The Muslim Experience by Jan Thompson

Year 8:

  • The If Odyssey – The If Odyssey by Peter Worley
  • The Philosophy of Religion – Looking For Proof of God by Robert Kirkwood
  • Hinduism – The Hindu Experience by Liz Aylett
  • Buddhism – The Buddhist Experience by Mel Thompson
  • Sikhism – The Sikh Experience by Phillip Emmett

KS4: The main text books for GCSE Religious Studies AQA A are listed below. These are available already for all students online via KERBOODLE. Students in Year 10 and 11 should already have accounts and know their usernames and passwords. Students in Year 9 username and password are the 4 digits that begin their Bentley Wood e-mails.  The institution code is Pro9.  https://www.kerboodle.com/users/login Any problems the student should see I.T.

  • AQA Religious Studies A Buddhism by Kevin James and Nagapriya. Series editor: Cynthia Bartlett (Oxford)
  • AQA Religious Studies A Christianity by Marianne Fleming, Peter Smith and David Worden. Series editor: Cynthia Bartlett (Oxford)
  • Additional textbook we sometimes use: AQA GCSE Religious Studies Specification A by Lesley Parry, Jan Hayes and Shelia Butler (Hodder Education)

KS5: It is compulsory for 6th form students to purchase the AS level and A-level text books.

Year 12: AQA A-level Philosophy Year 1 and AS: Epistemology and Moral Philosophy Paperback by
Jeremy HaywardGerald JonesDan Cardinal

Year 13: AQA A-level Philosophy Year 2: Metaphysics of God and metaphysics of mind Paperback by
Jeremy HaywardGerald JonesDan Cardinal

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At Key Stage 4 and 5 we provide revision guides for all topics to the students. The books below can be helpful but should be used in addition to the notes made in class.

KS4: AQA GCSE Religious Studies A: Christianity and Buddhism Revision Guide Paperback by Marianne FlemingNagapriya, and Peter Smith

KS5:

Year 12: My Revision Notes: AQA A-level Philosophy Paper 1 Epistemology and Moral Philosophy Paperback by Dan CardinalGerald JonesJeremy Hayward

Year 13: My Revision Notes: AQA A-level Philosophy Paper 2 Metaphysics of God and Metaphysics of mind by Dan CardinalGerald JonesJeremy Hayward series My Revision Notes

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Psychology

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  • KS5 AS: AQA Psychology for A Level Year 1 & AS – Revision Guide Book by Cara Flanagan, Michael Griffin, and Rob Liddle
  • KS5 A2: AQA Psychology for A Level Year 2 & A2 – Revision Guide Book by Cara Flanagan, Michael Griffin, and Rob Liddle

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Sociology
Technology

Technology Food and Nutrition Main textbooks used: 

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