Online Biology GCSE Exam Preparation Course

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  • GCSE Biology AQA 1 day course
    May 30, 2019
    9:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • GCSE Biology AQA Paper 1
    May 9, 2020
    9:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • GCSE Biology AQA Paper 2
    May 30, 2020
    9:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 31, 2021
    6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Biology GCSE Exam Preparation Classes – Online

These separate one-day exam technique courses are the perfect way to prepare for Papers 1 and 2. Our experienced tutor will guide students through the key skills required to get top marks. They will focus on how to approach answering different question formats from 2 mark up to those tricky 6 marks questions and show you what the examiners are looking for when they are marking. Key practicals will be revised and the tutor will use these to teach you important skills including methods, data presentation and finding uncertainties. Students will receive a practicals booklet and past paper questions by topic to take home with them. Full of tips and tricks to attain top marks, this course will leave students feeling confident and prepared going into their exams.
Please note: this course is for AQA Higher Tier students

Course Structure & Content

Structure of the Days

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.

Online Course

This course takes place online. To find out how our online courses work please click here.

AQA Biology Higher Tier
Day 1
Session 1
Approaching and Answering Questions – Command Words
Development of scientific thinking
– How scientific methods and theories develop over time
– Using models
– The power, limitations and ethics of science
– Peer review
Answering questions of different marks
Breaking down how examiners mark questions
Model Answers
 
Break
Session 2
Practicals – Key Practicals
Evaluating and planning experiments
– Hypotheses
– Methods
– Apparatus, technique and materials
– Sampling
Uncertainty
Interpreting Data
Relating data to hypothesis
Vocabulary:
– Accuracy, precision, repeatability, reliability etc
Variables and controls
Constructing and interpreting data
 
LUNCH
Session 3
Mathematics – Percentages, fractions and ratios
Estimations
Rounding and significant figures
SI units
Prefixes
Orders of magnitude
(Inter)converting units
Equations you need to know
Changing the subject of an equation
Using equations to derive units, and units to derive equations
 
Break
Session 4
General:  Evidence-based revision tips
The night before the exam
The morning of the exam
The exam itself (timings, technique, etc)

Tutors

Our tutors’ enthusiastic and accessible teaching styles enable students to feel able to ask questions and interact in discussions. Our tutors receive consistently good feedback from students. Their expert knowledge and fresh teaching approach will help everything click into place.

Andreas Brown

Andreas is currently studying medicine at UCL. Before going to university he took a year out to tutor full-time, supporting students from GCSE up to A-Level. Andreas still enjoys tutoring alongside his studies. He focuses sessions on the most effective ways to learn the course content and, more importantly, how to translate this knowledge into answers that gain maximum marks. His warm personality will ensure you feel able to ask questions and lessons are fun and engaging.
 
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