GCSE Science

As with all GCSE subjects, your child’s tuition will be tailored to the appropriate examination board’s curriculum.

Broadly speaking, your child should expect to have the following areas reinforced within their science tuition.

Biology

  • Living Organisms
    • Classification
    • Organisation
    • Movement across Cell Membranes
    • Variety of Living Organisms
  • Nutrition, Digestion and Excretion
    • Molecules
    • Diet
    • The Digestive System
    • Plants
    • Plant and Animal Excretion
  • Respiration
    • Aerobic and Anaerobic Respiration
    • Gas Exchange in Plants
    • Respiratory System
  • Transport
    • Transport in Plants
    • Blood
    • The Ciculatory System
  • Nerves and Hormones
    • The Nervous System
    • Homeostasis
    • Plant and Animal Hormones
  • Health and Disease
    • Drugs and the Human Body
  • Reproduction
    • Human Reproduction
    • Plant Reproduction
  • Genetics and Inheritance
    • DNA and Cell Division
    • Genetic Diagrams and Pedigree Analysis
  • Habitats and Ecosystems
    • Investigating Ecosystems
    • Food Chains
    • Water, Nitrogen & Carbon Cycles
  • Evolution
    • Natural Selection
    • Selective Breeding
    • Genetic Modification and Cloning
    • Variation and Mutation
    • Old and New Species
  • Humans and the Environment
    • Water Pollution
    • Deforestation
    • Fertilisers and Farming
    • Microorganisms and Food
    • Acid Rain
    • Global Warming

Chemistry

  • Solids, Liquids and Gases
    • States of Matter
    • Solubility
  • Atomic Structure
    • Particles and Mixtures
    • Atomic Number, Mass Number and Isotopes
    • Formula Mass and Mole Caluculations
    • The Periodic Table
    • Groups and Periods
    • Alkali Metals
    • Halogens
  • Quantitative Chemistry
    • Formulae and Equations
    • Chemical Calculations
  • Chemical Reactions and Tests
    • Ionic Compounds
    • Reversible Reactions
    • Oxygen and Oxides
    • Covalent Substances
    • Measuring Rates
    • Testing for Ions and Gases
    • Hydrogen and Water
    • Changing Rates
    • Reactivity Series
    • Electrolysis
  • Metals
    • Iron and Aluminium
  • Organic Chemistry
    • Alkanes and Alkenes
    • Alcohols
    • Carboxylic Acids and Esters
  • Energy
    • Calorimetry
    • Energy Changes
  • Crude Oil and Fuels
    • Franctional Distillation
    • Combustion – Products and Effects
    • Polymers
  • Chemical Industry
    • Ammonia and Sulfuric Acid
    • Chlor-alkali Industry
  • The Earth and the Environment
    • The Crust
    • The Atmosphere
    • Water Purity

Physics

  • Forces and Movement
    • Speed, Velocity and Acceleration
    • Forces
    • Falling and Stopping
    • Momentum and Forces
  • Electricity
    • Electrical Circuits
    • AC and DC
    • Electrical Safety
    • Electrical Energy
    • Current, Voltage and Resistance
    • Resistors, Lamps and Diodes
    • Uses and Dangers of Static Electricity
  • Waves
    • Features of Waves
    • Types and Waves
    • Light and Sound
    • Reflection and Refraction
    • The Critical Angle
    • Optical Fibres
    • Sound
  • Electromagnetism and Magnetism
    • The Electromagnetic Spectrum
    • Magnets
    • Electromagnets and Motors
    • Dynamos and Transformers
  • Energy
    • Energy Transfers and Efficiency
    • Conduction, Convection and Radiation
    • Work and Power
    • Renewable Energy
    • Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power
  • Solids, Liquids and Gases
    • Density
    • Pressure
    • Kinetic Particle Theory and State Changes
    • Temperature and Gas Calculations
  • Space
    • The Solar System
    • Stars and Galaxies
    • The Universe
  • Atoms and Radiation
    • Atomic Structure and Isotopes
    • Properties of Radiation
    • Uses and Hazards of Radiation
  • Inventions
  • The origin of chemical elements

The S6 GCSE tuition process begins with a comprehensive assessment that enables us to identify knowledge gaps and tailor our tuition accordingly.