EPQ Toolkit for AQA: A Guide for Students (Updated Edition) Boost eBook

Boost eBooks are interactive, accessible and flexible. They use the latest research and technology to provide the very best experience for students and teachers.

This bestselling and hugely popular ‘EPQ Toolkit for AQA’ is a highly practical, colourful, magazine-style guide that provides support, advice and guidance for students carrying out their independent extended project work, and is now available as a Boost eBook.

  • It will support students through the whole EPQ journey, from helping to choose their project to planning, developing and executing both the production log and the final product.
  • It offers a framework for developing the skills students need to succeed, including research, critical thinking, analysis, synthesis, evaluation and presentation skills.
  • Numerous exemplars of student projects help illustrate good and bad practice helping them to improve their final mark.
  • An EPQ Moderator, with extensive experience of AQA’s EPQ, provides invaluable hints, tips and advice throughout giving your students extra confidence as they work independently and succeed with their project.
  • All of the AQA assessment objectives are covered chapter by chapter.
  • There are a wide range of activities with answers provided at the end of the book.
  • The guide provides the resources and ideas for Supervisors to deliver the taught element of the EPQ and successfully guide students from start to finish.

WJEC Eduqas GCSE Sociology Student Book – Revised Edition

Out Now!

The WJEC Eduqas GCSE Sociology Student Book has been revised and updated to reflect the latest social changes and is endorsed by WJEC Eduqas. With new real-life examples and updated statistics, along with revised coverage of exam components, this accessible and engaging resource will support students through their GCSE Sociology course.  (NB This book is replacing the 2017 edition. For details of the previous edition click here)

What’s new in the Revised Edition?

  • New updated real-life examples of sociological ideas to help with understanding and for students to apply in the exam.
  • Updated sections including new social contexts to reflect recent developments in culture and society.
  • Up-to-date statistics and information to help students evaluate sociological theories, equality/inequality.
  • Up-to-date information about the exam components including new practice questions and completely new model answers to help students with the skills they need for assessment.

What have we retained?

  • A simple and straightforward double-page-spread layout for easy navigation around the topics.
  • A range of activities to help students to think sociologically, including `Take it Further’ and `Think Theory’.
  • A dedicated Sociological enquiry and research methods chapter which introduces students to one of the key areas of study in Sociology.
  • Exam practice chapter provides students with advice and guidance on how to revise and refine their exam technique, helping them thoroughly prepare for the exams.
  • A variety of features throughout the book challenges learners to think for themselves and help develop their understanding of the topics.

WJEC Eduqas GCSE Sociology Student Book: Revised Edition Boost eBook

Boost eBooks are interactive, accessible and flexible. They use the latest research and technology to provide the very best experience for students and teachers.

The WJEC Eduqas GCSE Sociology Student Book has been revised and updated to reflect the latest social changes and is now available as a Boost eBook. Endorsed by WJEC Eduqas, and with new real-life examples and updated statistics, along with revised coverage of exam components, this accessible and engaging resource will support students through their GCSE Sociology course.

What’s new in the Revised Edition?

  • New updated real-life examples of sociological ideas to help with understanding and for students to apply in the exam.
  • Updated sections including new social contexts to reflect recent developments in culture and society.
  • Up-to-date statistics and information to help students evaluate sociological theories, equality/inequality.
  • Up-to-date information about the exam components including new practice questions and completely new model answers to help students with the skills they need for assessment.

What have we retained?

  • A simple and straightforward double-page-spread layout for easy navigation around the topics.
  • A range of activities to help students to think sociologically, including `Take it Further’ and `Think Theory’.
  • A dedicated Sociological enquiry and research methods chapter which introduces students to one of the key areas of study in Sociology.
  • Exam practice chapter provides students with advice and guidance on how to revise and refine their exam technique, helping them thoroughly prepare for the exams.
  • A variety of features throughout the book challenges learners to think for themselves and help develop their understanding of the topics.

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 Level 3 Applied Certificate & Diploma Criminology: Revised Edition Boost eBook

Boost eBooks are interactive, accessible and flexible. They use the latest research and technology to provide the very best experience for students and teachers.

The original and best-selling Criminology Student Book is now available as a Boost eBook.  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 Level 1/2 Vocational Award Engineering (Technical Award) Student Book: Revised Edition

Coming Autumn 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 3 Applied Certificate & Diploma Criminology – Study and Revision Guide

The perfect companion to the popular Level 3 Criminology Student Book, this Study and Revision Guide summarises key information in a manageable and highly-visual way.

  • Written by experienced teachers and examiners it includes a wealth of practice exam questions and model answers to help students refine their exam technique.
  • Offers invaluable guidance to ensure students are well prepared for the controlled assessments with a summary covering key points for the Assessment Criteria.
  • Criminological theories are broken down and advice is provided to help students apply and evaluate these theories.
  • Engaging activities and other stimulating features such as `Take it further’, `Test Yourself’ and `Explore Online’ consolidate learning and encourage students to put their knowledge into action.

WJEC Level 3 Applied Certificate & Diploma Criminology: Study & Revision Guide Boost eBook

Boost eBooks are interactive, accessible and flexible. They use the latest research and technology to provide the very best experience for students and teachers.

The perfect companion to the popular Level 3 Criminology Student Book, this Study and Revision Guide is now available as a Boost eBook. It  summarises key information in a manageable and highly-visual way.

  • Written by experienced teachers and examiners it includes a wealth of practice exam questions and model answers to help students refine their exam technique.
  • Offers invaluable guidance to ensure students are well prepared for the controlled assessments with a summary covering key points for the Assessment Criteria.
  • Criminological theories are broken down and advice is provided to help students apply and evaluate these theories.
  • Engaging activities and other stimulating features such as `Take it further’, `Test Yourself’ and `Explore Online’ consolidate learning and encourage students to put their knowledge into action.

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 and accessible 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 Vocational Award Engineering Level 1/2

Written by an experienced Engineering teacher and examiner, this resource is designed to be accessible, flexible, practical and student-friendly. The comprehensive coverage of the specification requirements will support students through the course.

  • Introduces students to many basic engineering skills and principles and allows them to grasp 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 being able to use and identify many tools, machines and pieces of equipment that are commonplace in the engineering world.
  • Includes small tasks and mini-projects designed to embed students’ knowledge and allows them to `have a go’ at applying the theory.

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

Boost eBooks are interactive, accessible and flexible. They use the latest research and technology to provide the very best experience for students and teachers.

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, and is now available as a Boost eBook.

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.

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.

 

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

Sample chapter available now! 
A selection of free material is now available to download on the Resources and Downloads tab.

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