GCSE’s

GCSE Revision Courses Explained
 
What do we need to know?

Which examination board the student will be sitting:
This will enable us to set work which is relevant to the student, as the varying exam boards structure their questions differently.

Which level the student is currently:
English: Foundation / Higher
Maths: Foundation / Higher
Science: Foundation / Higher

Firstly, an assessment is carried out. These take about an hour. We also appreciate suggestions as to which topics the students have any particular concerns with, so that we can work on those areas.

What is covered?
English – Work on comprehension and comparing texts, also essay writing; from writing arguments, persuasion, letters, to writing to instruct and describe. We also encourage creative writing, and hold termly competitions on creative writing and other tasks.

Past exam papers from all the exam boards.

Mathematics – All aspects of the syllabus is covered.

Past exam papers from all the exam boards.

Science – All aspects of the syllabus; Biology, Chemistry and Physics. From single awards, to triple award science.

Past exam papers from all the exam boards.

 

GCSE – Mathematics

In mathematics, during the GCSE studies; students learn the importance of applying mathematics to their own lives and in society. The subject is covered in greater depth compared to previous years and it is vitally important to achieve a good grade in GCSE mathematics.

Our Aim:

Our aim is to make sure that students have the confidence and ability to succeed in their exams; whereby students will have the fluent knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and concepts. This will enable students to be excellent problem solvers.

We cover the following topics (and more):

1) Multiples

2) Factors

3) Prime Numbers
4) Standard Index Form
5) Speed and Density
6) Ratio and Proportion
7) Decimals, Fractions and Percentages
8) Recurring Decimals
9) Approximation and Estimation
10) Significant Figures and Decimal Places
11) Algebra (Expressing, Simplifying, Factorising)
12) Solving Equations
13) Rearranging Expressions
14) Number Sequences
15) Graphs (All types)
16) Histograms

17) Shape, Space and Measure

18) Angles
19) Tessellations
20) Symmetry
21) Circles and their Properties
22) Circle Theorem
23) Area, Perimeter and Circumference
24) Maps and Bearings
25) Scale Drawings
26) Locus
27) Translation and Enlargement
28) Pythagoras Theorem
29) Trigonometry
30) Handling Data
31) Average and Range
32) Bar and Pie Charts
33) Stem and Leaf Diagrams
34) Scatter Graphs
35) Correlation and Line of Best Fit
36) Cumulative Frequency
37) Box Plot
38) Probability

GCSE – English

English is one of the most important subjects as it enables the students to communicate their thoughts, ideas and emotions to others and understanding the language makes access to the other subjects much easier. All the skills of language are important to participating fully as a member of society.

Our Aim:

We aim to promote high standards of literacy, by equipping all students with a great command of the English language. Students would be able to communicate their thoughts and ideas both through the spoken word and written form.
All aspects of the syllabus are covered, including:

1) Comprehension
2) Shakespeare
3) Poetry
4) Fiction and Non-Fiction texts
5) Writing to Argue
6) Writing to Persuade
7) Writing to Instruct
8) Writing to Describe
9) Letter Writing
10) Media Texts
11) Spelling
12) Structuring Essays
13) Biographical Writing
14) All aspects of Grammar
15) Tenses (Past/Present/Future)
16) All aspects of Punctuation

 

GCSE – Science

 

In science, during the GCSE studies; students learn the importance of science both for our present and future. They understand the implications of our actions and how they may affect the future generations.
We cover Single Award, Double Award and Triple Award science. We also tailor the course to each students specific exam board, so that they are well prepared for their exams.
Our Aim:

Our aim is to make sure that all students have the right tools and knowledge to succeed in their Biology, Physics and Chemistry exams. We also aim to make sure that the students can apply the knowledge acquired from their scientific studies to their everyday lives.

All aspects of the syllabus are covered, including (and not exclusive):

Biology
1) A balanced diet.
2) Evolution and Natural Selection.
3) Homeostasis.
4) Hormones and Reproduction.
5) Competition and Adaptation.
6) The Nervous System.
7) The Organ Systems.
8) Plants and Photosynthesis.
9) Pathogens and Infections.
10) Drugs and Vaccination.
11) Genes and Chromosomes.
12) Stem Cells, Cloning and Ethics in Science.
13) Inheritance.
14) The Immune System.

Physics
1) Fossil Fuels.
2) Renewable sources of energy.
3) Generating Electricity.
4) The Electromagnetic Spectrum.
5) The Solar System.
6) The Big Bang Theory.
7) The Atmosphere.
8) Structure of the Earth.
9) The Greenhouse Effect.
10) Ionisation.
11) Radioactivity.
12) Seismic Waves.
13) Forces and their Effects.
14) Energy and Efficiency.

Chemistry
1) The Periodic Table.
2) Atoms and Elements.
3) Balancing Equations.
4) Ionic and Covalent Bonding.
5) Plate Tectonics.
6) Evolution of the Atmosphere.
7) Pollution of the Atmosphere.
8) Polymers and Hydrocarbons.
9) Material, their Properties and use.
10) Electrolysis.
11) Acids and Alkalis.
12) Crude Oil and its uses.
13) Rates of Reaction.
14) Exothermic and Endothermic reactions.
 

 

  1. Asalamualikkum

    my doughter is n GCSE year 10,she wants attend the tution but she is attending the madarasha after school.is the any classes in the week end.and the classes are mixed or girls only.pls let me know about the information.

    in the week end my son in year 6 also needs. tution classes pls let me know if any classes availble for him.

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