Physics GCSE Exam Preparation Course – Online

Course Information

Course Description

Prepare to ace your GCSE Physics exam with our one-day exam technique courses. Led by experienced tutors who know the ins and outs of the exam, our courses are your ticket to mastering the marking criteria and boosting your grades. From dissecting different question types to polishing the skills you need in each exam, we’ll equip you with the strategies you need to excel. Packed with exam tips and tricks, this course is designed to empower you to tackle every question with confidence.

By the end of the day, you’ll feel confident and prepared, ready to showcase your skills and secure top marks in your GCSE Physics exam.

Suitable for:

  • Year 11 students
  • Students looking to improve their exam technique ready for their final exams
  • Year 10 students
  • Foundation tier students
  • Students wanting to review subject knowledge
  • 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.

Session 1
Intro to Paper 1
Command words and types of questions - multiple choice, structured, closed short answer and open response
Session 2
Energy (RP 1 Specific Heat Capacity, RP 2 Thermal Insulation)
Session 3
Electricity (RP 3 Resistance, RP 4 I-V Characteristics)
Session 4
Particle Model of Matter (RP 5 Density)
Session 5
Atomic Structure
Session 6
Revision Techniques and Tips

Session 1
Intro to Paper 2
Command words and types of questions - multiple choice, structured, closed short answer and open response.
Session 2
Forces (RP 6 Force and Acceleration, RP 7 Acceleration)
Session 3
Waves (RP 8 Waves, RP 9 Light, RP 10 Radiation and Absorption)
Session 4
Magnetism and Electromagnetism
Session 5
Space Physics
Session 6
General Revision Techniques and Tips

We are running one course for Edexcel IGCSE, unlike AQA where we are running a separate course for each paper. This is because all topics listed in the Edexcel IGCSE specification have the potential to appear on both Paper 1 and Paper 2. Therefore, the skills and topics we review in our course are applicable to either paper.

Session 1
How to approach questions - Command Words, Dissecting Questions and Planning Answers
Session 2
Mathematical Skills and Units
Session 3
Exam Questions on Tricky Topics
Session 4
Exam Questions on Tricky Topics
Session 5
Revision Technique and Advice - e.g Effective Revision Strategies, Revision Timetables, How to use Past Papers, Mark Schemes and Examiner Reports

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 PMT lesson is fresh, challenging, and inspiring.

Richard B.

Richard B.

Richard holds a BSc in Physics from Birmingham and an MSc in Computer Science from Sheffield Hallam. After a successful career as a Java Developer and in Account Management at IBM, he turned his interpersonal skills towards a new career and became a teacher – the best decision he ever made.

As the Head of Physics at a highly regarded secondary school, Richard is deeply committed to student progress. Year after year, his team achieves impressive results, consistently placing him in the top 10% of colleagues for both GCSE and A Level outcomes. Additionally, he serves as an examiner for a well-known exam board and takes on the whole-school responsibility of leading on Revision Technique and Exam Preparation.

Richard’s passion for teaching extends beyond the classroom. He is a highly respected private tutor, providing bespoke physics and maths support to students from KS2 SATS preparation to Oxbridge entrance exams.

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

Emma G.

Emma G.

Emma earned her BSc in Physics from Nottingham University, followed by a PGCE from the University of Cambridge. Over the past 11 years, she has been teaching at a successful HMC school, where she has gained extensive classroom experience teaching GCSE and A-level Physics to a range of students. On top of this, Emma tutors students one-to-one both in-person and online, so knows what it takes when it comes to making online teaching engaging. As well as enjoying helping young people improve their grades, Emma is passionate about building students’ confidence and developing their sense of wonder.

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

Robert P.

Robert P.

With a Physics BSc from the University of Edinburgh, Robert has over six years of teaching experience under his belt. Deeply committed to fostering learning and academic development, he holds an MSc in Learning and Teaching from the University of Oxford, bringing a wealth of expertise to his teaching practice. His career has been marked by a dedication to delivering exceptional education and supporting students on their academic journey.

Specialising in physics and maths up to A Level, Robert’s teaching roles have ranged from in-person classroom teaching at various educational institutions, to online tutoring. He excels in personalised learning and curriculum alignment, ensuring students receive a high-quality education tailored to their needs. Beyond the classroom, Robert actively seeks opportunities to engage with and contribute to expanding access to education for all.

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

Yllka E.

Yllka E.

Yllka holds a degree in Physics and a PGCE in Physics with Maths, both of which she achieved from King’s College London. She discovered her passion for teaching while working in tuition centres across London, which only grew once she became a fully qualified teacher herself. Today she’s an experienced educator and has taught a wide variety of students from many different backgrounds.

Known for her friendly and approachable demeanour, Yllka has been tutoring online since the pandemic lockdowns. She enjoys using online tools and technology creatively to find fresh new ways to keep lessons engaging. Outside of teaching, Yllka enjoys baking sourdough bread, constructing Islamic patterns, and spending quality time with her two young daughters.

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

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How do your online GCSE Physics 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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