This area holds lots of useful information and guidance for both students and parents to help support students throughout Key Stage 4.

Year 11 GCSE Strategy

This space is your one-stop-shop for important information about your final year at Holmfirth High School.

We will post information related to both getting you ready for your examinations as well as help in organising your post-16 applications.

Year 11 GCSE Strategy Newsletter

Revision advice from Core Subjects

Our Heads of Core subjects have put together some advice and guidance for our students when preparing for their specific mock examinations.




Revision advice from other subjects

Our Heads of departments have put together some advice and guidance for our students when preparing for their specific mock examinations.

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Business Studies

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Computer Science

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Design & Technology

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Food Prep and Nutrition

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Fine Art

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Music & Drama

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Physical Education



Post-16 Providers

In the first half term, we will be going through how to choose and apply for post-16 courses. There will also be a drop-down day to help you to write your personal statement and begin to organise your applications.

Revision Tools

Student Online Learning

Here you can find a summary of a few of the main online learning services we have available for students. We actively encourage parents to be involved in their children’s learning and knowing what resources are available to them can be very useful.

Other Useful revision links:

Get Revising

Smart revision tools proven to boost your grades

GCSEPod website:

We strongly recommend GCSEPod to help you with your revision. These resources are written by experts and enable you to revise and learn on any device by building up your knowledge in sequence.

Create your own personalised playlist to listen to.


Click here to sign into GCSEPod.

GCSEPod Site Tour

GCSEPod – Dreams to Reality

Getting Motivated

Action over anxiety


Revision Timetable:
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Week 1 Option V

Combined Science

Further Maths

D Maths

E English

Option Y

Week 2 Option W Separate Sciences

D English

E Maths

Option X  

ELEVATE Sessions:

Elevate education will be delivering the following sessions in school to help you achieve your potential in your exams this year. Elevate is an experienced coaching organisation that helps equip students with the skills they need to work smarter to get great results.

Year 10
Thursday 28th June -1st elevate session

Elevate parent’s webinars are also available – the latest one which ran in July can still be accessed via the following link: