WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award Engineering (Technical Award) Student Book: Revised Edition

Coming February 2023

This popular Student Book has been revised and updated in line with WJEC’s new Level 1/2 Technical Award specification for first teaching from September 2022. Written by an experienced Engineering teacher and examiner, it offers high quality support you can trust.

  • Carefully designed to be accessible, flexible, practical and student-friendly.
  • Introduces students to many of the basic engineering skills and principles and gives them a good understanding of the subject area.
  • Shows students how to communicate effectively as an engineer via 3D drawing techniques and technical drawings as well as how to use and identify many tools, machines and pieces of equipment that are commonplace in the engineering world.
  • Includes new exam-style questions to help students practice and prepare for the exams.
  • Provides links to other relevant areas of the specification to encourage a more holistic understanding of topics.
  • Includes a variety of features to ensure students get the most out of the course and achieve their potential in the exams, such as:
    • Key terms – definitions of key technical words and phrases to demonstrate the vocabulary used by engineers
    • Top tips – provide quick-fire advice to help students complete or understand the current task
    • Tasks and mini projects – embed the knowledge students have learnt within the subject and allow them to ‘have a go’ at applying the theory

Answers to all the questions in the Student Book are provided online. These will be available on the Resources and Downloads tab upon publication of the book.

WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award Sports & Coaching Principles (Technical Award) Student Book

Coming February 2023

Written by experienced PE teachers and examiners, this new Student Book has been carefully designed to be highly visual, accessible, and practical. Matching the new Level 1/2 Vocational Award, for first teaching from September 2022, it offers high quality support you can trust.

  • Each unit begins with a ‘Before you get started’ feature to establish what students already know before they begin the topic.
  • A visually stimulating design helps students engage with the content.
  • Tasks and Activities throughout allow students to test and apply their knowledge as they work through the course.
  • Includes targeted exam advice and exam-style questions to ensure students are fully prepared for assessment.
  • Student-friendly checklists at the end of each unit allow students to evaluate how confident they are with the required learning outcomes and where further study may be required.
  • A variety of other features ensure students get the most out of the course and achieve their full potential in the exams, such as:
    • Connectivity – links to other units to encourage a holistic understanding of the key concepts
    • Key terms – highlighted and defined throughout to help students familiarise themselves with important terminology
    • Top Tips – provide tips and ideas on how to remember the key information required for the exam
    • Take it one step further – further activities to extend learning
    • Test Yourself – questions which offer regular opportunities for students to check their understanding

Answers to all the questions in the Student Book are provided online. These will be available on the Resources and Downloads tab upon publication of the book.

WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award Hospitality and Catering (Technical Award) 2nd Edition Student Book

Out now!

This best-selling Student Book has been completely revised and updated to match the new Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2 (Technical Award) specification, for first teaching from September 2022. Written by renowned author Anita Tull and reviewed by experienced teacher and examiner Alison Palmer, this engaging student book will support students through their Level 1/2 course. (This book is replacing the 2018 edition. For details of the previous edition click here.)

What’s new in the 2nd Edition?

  • Structure and content fully updated to match the new specification precisely.
  • Completely new assessment sections in line with the new specification.
  • New content throughout, including extensive new material covering the additional skills and techniques now required for 2.3 Food preparation and cooking techniques.
  • Content re-organised under new specification Unit and Topic headings and numbering making it easy for students to follow.
  • New Specification stems signposting to clearly show students which sections of information they need to ‘know’; ‘know and understand’; ‘be aware of’ and ‘be able to’.
  • Recipes and Commodities sections available for FREE online.

What have we retained?

  • Language and design tailored to the learning needs of Level 1 and Level 2 students.
  • Visually stimulating layout to help ensure students engage with the content in a meaningful way, making it highly accessible for lower ability students.
  • Practical activities together with learning features such as `Put it into Practice’ and `Scenarios’ to help students translate their knowledge and understanding to the world of work.
  • Short and extended answer style questions throughout to help prepare students for assessment.
  • Stretch and challenge activities encourage students to work towards achieving a higher grade, making them particularly useful for higher ability students.
  • FREE suggested answers to Activities, end of topic Practice questions/Stretch and challenge activities from the new edition, available online.

When used in conjunction with our bestselling Study and Revision Guide students will have an unrivalled suite of resources to help them excel with their study of Hospitality and Catering.

Available now! FREE Recipes and suggested Answers to the activities and questions from the Student Book are now available to download from the Resources and Downloads tab.

WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award Hospitality and Catering (Technical Award) Study and Revision Guide: 2nd Edition

Coming Summer 2022

This practical Study and Revision Guide has been completely revised and updated to match the new Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2 (Technical Award) specification, for first teaching from September 2022.  Written by renowned author Anita Tull, it provides the essential information needed for the exam and will help students develop and apply the skills needed for the Controlled Assessment. (This book is replacing the 2020 edition. For details of the previous edition click here.)

The ideal companion to the Student Book! This guide is designed to be used as a textbook for lower-ability students and a study aid and revision guide for higher-ability students.

What’s new in the 2nd Edition?

  • Structure and content fully updated to match the new specification precisely.
  • Completely new assessment sections in line with the new specification.
  • A new section on How to prepare and make dishes with examples of how different techniques are combined in recipes, together with new activities to help students identify skills and techniques in a range of dishes, helping prepare them for assessment.
  • Content re-organised under new specification Unit and Topic headings and numbering making it easy for students to follow.
  • New Specification stems signposting to clearly show students which sections of information they need to ‘know’; ‘know and understand’; ‘be aware of’ and ‘be able to’.

What have we retained?

  • Condensed version of the required theory presented in a clear and colourful study guide.
  • Interesting Activities throughout to allow students to consolidate and apply their learning.
  • Key terms to remind students of the essential terminology needed for assessment.
  • Accessible design with colourful diagrams, images, tables and charts to support understanding and knowledge recall, making it perfect for lower ability students.
  • In Unit 1, end of section ‘Knowledge check’ and Practice exam questions enable students to test themselves and provide plenty of practice for the assessment.
  • Unit 2 helps support students in applying the knowledge learned from Unit 1 and prepare for the Controlled Assessment, providing guidance for presenting evidence together with example answers and assessor commentary.
  • When used in conjunction with our bestselling Student Book, students will have an unrivalled suite of resources to help them excel with their study of Hospitality and Catering.

 

WJEC Vocational Award Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2 – Student Book

This book has been replaced by a new 2nd Edition. For details of the new edition click here

Written by renowned author Anita Tull and experienced teacher and examiner Alison Palmer, this student book covers both Units of the WJEC Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering. (This book was written to match the 2016 specification and is being replaced by a 2nd Edition. For details of this new edition click here.)

  • Endorsed by WJEC, providing high quality support you can trust.
  • Suitable for Level 1 and 2 students, the depth of coverage, language and design of the book has been carefully tailored to their learning needs.
  • Content is presented in a visually engaging fashion, with bite-sized chunks of information together with bulleted lists, charts, tables, spider-grams and more to help ensure students engage with the content in a meaningful way.
  • Plenty of practical activities together with learning features such as `Put it into Practice’ and `Scenarios’ help students translate their knowledge and understanding to the world of work.
  • Short and extended answer style questions throughout help prepare students for assessment.
  • Stretch and challenge activities encourage students to work towards achieving a higher grade.

WJEC Vocational Award Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2 Study & Revision Guide

This book is being replaced by a new 2nd Edition. For details of the new edition click here.

Written by leading food author Anita Tull, this practical Study and Revision Guide combines clear and colourful presentation with the essential information needed for the exam as well as developing and applying the skills needed for the Controlled Assessment.

NB: This edition is suitable for students preparing for the assessments taking place in summer 2022 and 2023. A revised edition will be available later this year covering the new Technical Award specification, for first teaching from September 2022. Click here for details of the new 2nd Edition.

  • Supporting students throughout the course, this guide is the ideal companion for the best-selling Hospitality and Catering Student Book.
  • All Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria from the WJEC specification are clearly referenced.
  • Activities help students apply and test their knowledge.
  • Key terms needed to include in the assessment are defined throughout.
  • Accessibly designed for all-ability candidates with colourful diagrams, images, tables and charts to support understanding and knowledge recall.
  • In Unit 1, end of chapter ‘Knowledge check’ and e-assessment practice questions enable students to test themselves and provide plenty of practice for the assessment.
  • Unit 2 helps support students in applying the knowledge learned from Unit 1 and prepare for the Controlled Assessment Task (CAT), providing guidance for presenting evidence together with example answers and assessor commentary.

WJEC Level 3 Applied Certificate & Diploma Criminology: Revised Edition

With over 300 5 star Amazon reviews, the original just got better…

Endorsed by WJEC/Eduqas, this book offers high quality support you can trust.

All four units covered in a single book making it incredible value for money.

Working closely with WJEC, our best-selling Student Book has been revised and updated to reflect the latest amendments to the specification and support students through their WJEC Level 3 Applied Certificate or Diploma in Criminology course. Written by leading Level 3 Criminology author and highly experienced examiner, Carole Henderson, this accessible and engaging resource provides everything your students need for success.

What have we retained that teachers and students know and love?

WJEC endorsement guarantees your students have high quality, comprehensive support that you can trust.

  • Highly visual and student-friendly text design to inspire and motivate.
  • Perfectly pitched content to support students in their learning and understanding.
  • Units are structured to mirror the specification and encourage easy navigation.
  • Alongside the key information for each assessment criterion, there are a variety of thoughtfully designed features to help students think for themselves and develop the key skills needed to succeed.

What’s new in the Revised Edition?

  • Assessment Criterion is completely up-to-date and details exactly the content students need to cover.
  • Coverage of the latest campaigns, statistics, and policy developments, such as Helen’s Law; philosophies of agencies in social control; law reports; why laws are different according to place, time and culture.
  • Includes many new Activities to enhance learning plus extra Take it further tasks to develop and extend students’ knowledge.
  • Explains current rules on controlled assessments and includes an array of brand new Handy hints to advise students on how best to approach the assessment.
  • Contains up-to-date information on the structure of the external assessment including Exam Practice questions with example extract answers and appropriate mark bands to enable students to understand what is expected.

Carole Henderson is a highly experienced author, teacher and examiner.

 

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level & AS Key Thinkers: Ethics

An essential companion to help students master one of the most important areas of their Religious Studies course in Ethics: knowing the key thinkers.

  • Provides an overview of each thinker’s life and their ideas, with key dates, social context and why they are important.
  • Helps students understand the thinkers’ main arguments and how they justified their approach to ethics, allowing students to evaluate the theories them for themselves.
  • Exam guidance section in each chapter provides a focus for revision and includes advice on how different types of questions could be tackled.
  • Encourages students to explore each area of scholarly knowledge required by the specification, from grasping key ideas to knowing how to best criticise a thinker’s approach.
  • Puts ideas and theories into contemporary contexts to help students build their evaluation skills.
  • Timeline displaying an overview of the key dates for each thinker in relation to world events.
  • Key thinkers covered include Thomas Aquinas, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Hobbes and Jeremy Bentham.

Contents

  1. Robert Adams
  2. Aristotle
  3. Max Stirner
  4. H. Bradley
  5. A. Prichard
  6. J. Ayer
  7. Thomas Aquinas
  8. John Finnis
  9. Bernard Hoose and Richard McCormick
  10. Joseph Fletcher
  11. Jeremy Bentham
  12. John Stuart Mill
  13. Augustine
  14. John Calvin
  15. John Locke
  16. Ivan Pavlov
  17. Thomas Hobbes
  18. Pelagius
  19. Arminius
  20. Jean-Paul Sartre
  21. Neuroscientific perspectives: Angela Sirigu et. al.
  22. Carl Rogers

WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Media Studies Student Book: Revised Edition

Coming Autumn 2022

The popular WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Media Studies Student Book has been revised and updated to reflect the latest amendments to the specifications. It covers the new set products for assessment from 2021, and includes the new set products added for assessment in 2024.

Sample material from the new set products available now!
To help you with your planning whilst the Student Book is being finalised, a selection of FREE material covering the new set products Fortnite, Waterfalls by TLC and Intentions by Justin Bieber is available to download now on the Resources and Downloads tab.

This accessible and engaging resource will support students through their GCSE Media Studies course, and has entered into the WJEC/Eduqas endorsement process.

What’s new in the Revised Edition?

  • Coverage of the new set products for assessment from 2021 onwards, including:
    • Fortnite 
    • Waterfalls by TLC
    • Intentions by Justin Bieber
  • Coverage of the new set products for assessment from 2024 onwards including:
    • New film poster and industry study – No Time to Die
    • Revised television sitcom choices – Man Like Mobeen or Modern Family
    • New music video and online media – Lizzo
  • New examples of contemporary media products across a range of forms.
  • Updated sections on media contexts to reflect recent developments in culture and society.
  • Up-to-date statistics and information about media industries and audiences.
  • New activities to reinforce students’ knowledge and understanding.
  • Up-to-date information about the exam components including practice questions to help students with the skills they need for assessment.

What have we retained?

  • Highly visual and engaging design.
  • Detailed coverage of all areas of the specification, supported by highly illustrated examples.
  • Exploration of the theoretical framework of Media Studies, applied to a range of media forms and products.
  • A dedicated chapter on the Non-Exam Assessment element of the specification providing clear guidance on how students will be assessed.
  • Exam guidance chapter to introduce students to practice questions and the assessment objectives.
  • A variety of activities and extension tasks to help students broaden their knowledge and understanding and encourage independent learning.

(NB This book is replacing the 2018 edition. For details of the previous edition click here)

WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Media Studies – Student Book

This title is being replaced by a Revised Edition which reflects the latest amendments to the specification. For details on the new book click here.

Endorsed by WJEC/Eduqas, the Student Book is written by an experienced teacher and examiner.

This visual and engaging resource will help learners develop their knowledge and understanding of key issues and introduce them to a theoretical framework for analysing the media.

  • All areas of the specification are covered and supported by numerous highly-illustrated examples.
  • The theoretical framework underpinning media studies is explored and applied to a range of media forms and products.
  • A dedicated chapter on the Non-Exam Assessment element of the specification provides clear guidance on how students will be assessed.
  • Exam guidance chapter introduces students to practice questions and the assessment objectives helping students with the skills they need for assessment.
  • Extension tasks will help to stretch and challenge higher ability students.

WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Media Studies: Revision Guide

Designed to accompany the WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Media Studies Student Book, this practical and concise Revision Guide supports students preparing for their WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Media Studies assessment.

  • Written by an experienced Media Studies teacher and examiner and presented in a clear and straightforward way making it accessible and easy to use.
  • Key information from the theoretical framework underpinning media studies is reinforced and applied to a range of media forms and products through features including `Checklists’, `Quickfire revision’ questions and tasks and `Have a go’ activities.
  • Simple, colourful presentation along with plenty of activities will engage students and help keep them motivated throughout their revision.
  • Exam focus sections offer a breakdown of exam papers and assessment objectives helping students refine the skills they need for assessment.

 

Please note:  Some of the set products in the Eduqas GCSE, AS and A Level specification have been changed for assessment in 2021 to make them more current, or where support material is no longer available. However, the forms and the elements of the theoretical framework covered remain the same. With regard to newspapers and radio the products have simply been updated. All of the material in the Revision Guide continues to be relevant and applicable to the new products.

WJEC/Eduqas Media Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS Student Book: Revised Edition

Coming December 2022

The WJEC/Eduqas Media Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS Student Book has been revised and updated to reflect the latest amendments to the specification.  This accessible and engaging resource will support students through their A Level Media Studies course.

What’s new in the Revised Edition?

  • Coverage of the new set products for assessment from 2024 onwards.
  • New examples of contemporary media products across a range of forms.
  • Updated sections on media contexts to reflect recent developments in culture and society.
  • Up-to-date statistics and information about media industries and audiences.
  • New activities to reinforce students’ knowledge and understanding.
  • Up-to-date information about the exam components including practice questions to help students with the skills they need for assessment.

What have we retained?

  • Written by experienced Media Studies teachers and examiners, this engaging resource will encourage your students to become confident, independent learners and develop their skills as Media students.
  • All areas of the specification are covered and supported by numerous highly-illustrated examples taken from the set products and optional choices.
  • The theoretical framework underpinning media studies is explored and applied to a range of media forms and products.
  • A dedicated chapter on the Non-Examined Assessment element of the specification provides clear guidance on how students will be assessed.
  • Exam guidance sections introduce students to practice questions and the assessment objectives helping students with the skills they need for assessment.
  • The book supports students taking Media Studies for the first time, as well as those who are progressing from GCSE.