Biology GCSE Easter Revision Course – Online

Course Information

Course Description

Our online Biology GCSE Easter crash courses have been carefully designed to prepare Year 11 students for their final exams. Tailored to the varying specifications of the most popular exam boards, our two-day courses are taught by professional teachers who know exactly what it takes to achieve top marks.

Courses will take students through all the key areas of GCSE Biology, helping them to identify any areas of improvement, fill in the gaps, and strengthen their overall understanding. In addition to improving their skills and knowledge, our teachers will also work with students on their exam technique, ensuring they’re able to maximise marks come exam day.

Alongside online classes, our courses provide students with a comprehensive package of original, high-quality revision materials. These professionally printed and bound resources have been tailor-made to help students get the most out of their revision, both during and after their course.

A great way to kick-start revision, our Easter crash courses will ensure students feel fully prepared and confident to take on their summer exams.

Suitable for:

  • Year 11 students
  • Students looking to revise content
  • Students looking to improve exam technique
  • Year 10 students
  • Foundation tier students
  • Students predicted a grade 4 or below

If you need help deciding if you will benefit from this course you can contact us. Alternatively, you may prefer to book 1-2-1 tuition instead.

Structure of the Day

Time 9:30am - 4:30pm

Classes are from 9.30am to 4.30pm. Registration starts from 9.15am.

There will be a 1 hour lunch break and a couple of 10 minute breaks in the morning and afternoon.

Day 1

Session 1
Topic 1: Cell Biology – Cell Structure, Cell Division, Transport in Cells
Session 2
Topic 2: Organisation – Principles of Organisation; Animal Tissues, Organs and Organ Systems; Plant Tissues, Organs and Systems
12.30-13.30
LUNCH
Session 3
Topic 3: Infection and Response – Communicable Diseases; Monoclonal Antibodies; Plant Disease
Session 4
Topic 4: Bioenergetics – Photosynthesis; Respiration
Session 5
Exam technique and how to answer questions

Day 2

Session 1
Topic 5: Homeostasis and Response – Homeostasis; The Human Nervous System; Hormonal Coordination in Humans; Plant Hormones
Session 2
Topic 6: Inheritance Variation and Evolution – Reproduction; Variation and Evolution; The Development of Understanding of Genetics and Evolution
12.30-13.30
LUNCH
Session 3
Topic 7: Ecology – Adaptations, Interdependence and Competition; Organisation of an Ecosystem
Session 4
Topic 7: Ecology – Biodiversity and the Effect of Human Interaction on Ecosystems; Trophic Levels in an Ecosystem; Food Production
Session 5
Summary and exam tips

Day 1

Session 1
Topic 1: The Nature and Variety of Living Organisms – Characteristics of Living Organisms; Variety of Living Organisms
Session 2
Topic 2: Structure and Function in Living Organisms – Level of Organisation; Cell Structure; Biological Molecules; Movement of Substances into and out of Cells
12.30-13.30
LUNCH
Session 3
Topic 2: Structure and Function in Living Organisms – Nutrition; Respiration; Gas Exchange; Transport
Session 4
Topic 2: Structure and Function in Living Organisms – Excretion; Co-ordination and Response
Session 5
Exam technique and how to answer questions

Day 2

Session 1
Topic 3: Reproduction and Inheritance – Reproduction; Inheritance
Session 2
Topic 4: Ecology and the Environment – The Organism in the Environment; Feeding Relationships; Cycles within Ecosystems; Human Influences on the Environment
12.30-13.30
LUNCH
Session 3
Topic 5: Use of Biological Resources – Food Production; Selective Breeding
Session 4
Topic 5: Use of Biological Resources – Genetic Modification; Cloning
Session 5
Summary and exam tips

Our Tutors

Hand-picked for their exceptional academic credentials and engaging personalities, the teachers and tutors we work with are some of the most experienced and gifted in the country. While each one is as unique as our students, they all bring their infectious enthusiasm and innovative teaching style to class, ensuring every lesson is fresh, challenging, and inspiring.

Hayley C.

Hayley C.

Hayley is an experienced teacher and tutor with over two decades of experience. Her unwavering passion lies in making science education both enjoyable and accessible for all. In the last four years, Hayley has focused her expertise on online education, specialising in GCSE and A Level tuition in all science disciplines.

Before venturing into teaching, Hayley was a Research Scientist and Science Communicator, taking her across both the UK and Australia. She cherishes the opportunity to bring her real-world knowledge and experience into the classroom, enriching her lessons with relevance and engagement that truly brings science to life. With Hayley, students not only learn but also experience the wonders of science in a captivating and meaningful way.

If you would like 1-2-1 tuition with Hayley you can find her profile on our tuition platform.

Andreas B.

Andreas B.

Andreas is in his fifth year studying medicine at University College London. He did an intercalated bachelor’s in his third year and therefore holds a first class degree in Medical Sciences with Mathematics and Computing. Before studying medicine, he took a year out to tutor GCSE and A Level students full-time. He still loves to support others embarking on their own academic journeys, whether they need comprehensive tuition, coaching on their exam technique, or preparation for university interviews.

A popular tutor thanks to his warm and approachable personality, Andreas’ ethos is that top grades are made outside the classroom and that learning at home is key. He tailors his approach to the individual needs of each student, using effective tried-and-tested teaching methods to keep lessons fun, engaging and productive. Each lesson he delivers is built around the specific requirements of exam boards, meaning there’s always a focus on maximising marks.

If you would like 1-2-1 tuition with Andreas you can find his profile on our tuition platform.

Laura N.

Laura N.

Laura is a seasoned biology teacher with more than 16 years of teaching experience, specialising in AQA and OCR A Level Biology. Her teaching expertise extends to all sciences at the GCSE level. Laura’s commitment to student success is evident not only in the classroom but also through her extensive experience in tutoring Biology, both in-person and online. As an examiner for AQA and OCR (at both GCSE and A Level), she possesses a comprehensive understanding of assessment criteria and exam technique, providing valuable insights to her students.

Known for her friendly and engaging manner, Laura enjoys interacting with her students, a sentiment that shines through in her teaching and tutoring sessions. Beyond the classroom, Laura loves spending time outdoors, especially when she’s swimming or immersing herself in the study of wildlife.

Clare S.

Clare S.

Clare holds a first-class Honours degree in Human Sciences and an MSc in Medical Anthropology, both from the University of Oxford. With over a decade of experience, she’s worked as a Biology teacher in both independent and state schools, holding various leadership positions, including Head of Biology. She has taught Edexcel IGCSE for 14 years and also has extensive experience teaching AQA A Level. Currently teaching in an online international school, Clare loves the fact that her students come from all over the world.

Passionate about Biology, Clare excels in simplifying complex concepts for her students. Her teaching style is relaxed yet meticulous, prioritising an atmosphere where students feel comfortable to engage in discussion. She ensures her sessions are relatable, engaging, and enjoyable to facilitate effective learning.

When not teaching, Clare can be found circuit training, enjoying the nearby countryside, or relaxing with friends and family.

If you would like 1-2-1 tuition with Clare you can find her profile on our tuition platform.

Fatema A.

Fatema A.

After earning her BSc in Biomedical Sciences from Queen Mary University of London, Fatema pursued a master’s degree in the same field. Her journey led her to a role as a laboratory technician at a secondary school, igniting her passion for teaching in a mainstream setting. Following two years in this role, Fatema embarked upon science teacher training, specialising in biology and chemistry. Today, she offers tutoring in biology and chemistry up to KS5, as well as physics and mathematics up to KS4.

Driven by her natural curiosity and enthusiasm for her subjects, Fatema is committed to delivering top-notch tuition to her students, a task she believes demands plenty of patience and repetition. Her sessions prioritise the importance of regular questions and exam practice, enabling her to accurately assess each student’s understanding and progress. Outside of teaching, Fatema enjoys staying active with sports like badminton and swimming.

If you would like 1-2-1 tuition with Fatema you can find her profile on our tuition platform.

Jane N.

Jane N.

Jane works as an A Level Biology teacher in West London and holds a first-class degree in Pharmacology. Before making the move into education, she worked in the technology industry.

Jane takes a straightforward, confidence-building approach to teaching, ensuring biology content is easily understood and synoptic knowledge can thrive – along with the skills to apply it to challenging concepts. In addition to this, her experience as an examiner helps give her students the edge when it comes to polishing their exam technique and achieving high grades.

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How do your online GCSE Biology revision courses work?

Our online revision courses take place within Google Classroom, keeping everything organised in one convenient hub. From here, you’ll be able to access our bespoke course resources and join the live lessons which take place on Google Meet.

Students can interact with the teacher using their microphone or the chat feature.

All sessions are recorded. The lesson recordings are uploaded after each day, allowing you to watch them back for a recap whenever you like.

When will I receive the Google Classroom link for my online revision course?

You should receive your Google Classroom link via email the day before your course starts. Sometimes these emails go to the junk folder so check there before contacting us if you haven’t received it.

When will I receive my revision course handouts?

You will receive physical copies of the handouts 3-5 days before the start of your online course, as long as you book with us before the printing deadline. You can find the printing deadline in the course summary box on each booking page.

Please note: we can only send printed handouts to students in the UK. 

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