Subject: English Language & Literature, History, Geography, Religious Studies and Science
First Teaching: September 2015
First Exams: June 2017
From the 2017 exams onward, spelling, punctuation and grammar will account for 5% of the total marks in GCSE English Literature, History, Geography and Religious Studies. In GCSE English Language, being able to 'use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation' is worth a huge 20% of the total marks. To be able to get top marks on extended answers in Science, you'll need to be able to show that you can develop your answer logically and structure it well.
This book will help you to:
Organise your revision with the one-topic-per-page format
Improve your overall spelling ability
Remember how to spell important subject-specific terminology
Be confident in using a wider range of punctuation correctly
Develop answer-checking skills to eliminate silly mistakes
Learn how to use good grammar and formal register to structure an argument effectively.