Science GCSE Christmas Revision Course – Online

Course Information

Course Description

This two day course is designed to prepare the students for their January mock exams. The course will cover all three sciences, focusing on the most challenging topics and questions for each subject. Often students struggle with the same types of questions for each science such as titration calculations for Chemistry and long-answer questions for Biology. Time will be spent correcting misconceptions and practicing exam questions. Moreover, time will be spent working on effective study techniques so students learn the most efficient and productive way to revise for exams.

Learners are supported beyond the course through the provision of high-quality, comprehensive and original material including notes, guides and question booklets. These resources have been specially designed and created to supplement the learning experience.

Suitable for:

  • Year 11 students
  • Students looking to improve exam technique in preparation for their January mock exams
  • Year 10 students
  • Foundation tier students

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.

This course is suitable for students studying separate and combined science. Your tutor will use questions from all three sciences throughout the course.

Day 1

Session 1
Approaching and Understanding Questions: Command words; Development of scientific thinking; Scientific models; How models, methods and theories develop over time; Peer review; The power, limitations and ethics of science
Session 2
How to Answer Exam Questions (Part 1): How to answer questions from 1 mark to 6 marks, with model answers and a breakdown of how examiners mark questions
Session 3
How to Answer Exam Questions (Part 2): Put into practice everything learnt in part 1
Session 4
Practicals: Evaluating and planning experiments (hypotheses, methods, apparatus, technique and materials, sampling); Uncertainty; Constructing and interpreting data; Relating data to hypotheses; Evaluation; Variables and controls

Day 2

Session 1
Maths Skills for Science 1 – Concepts and Techniques: Percentages, fractions and ratios; estimations; rounding and significant figures; SI units; orders of magnitude; interconverting units; changing the subject of an equation; using equations to derive units, and units to derive equations
Session 2
Maths Skills for Science 2 – Equations You Need to Know: Required formulae for each of the sciences
Session 3
Evidence-Based Study Tips and General Revision Technique: Learn the most efficient ways to revise and work out which methods work best for you
Session 4
Recap and Q&A

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.

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.

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.

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How do your online GCSE Science 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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