Revision Courses

English Language IGCSE/GCSE

This course provides help with skills useful for IGCSE and GCSE English Language exams and is suitable for Year 11 students sitting all exam boards. Examples of exercises will be taken from a variety of past papers.

Length of course: 5 half-day sessions
Boards: Edexcel (4EA0) and CIE 0500/0522

Course Details

  • Enable students to communicate accurately, appropriately and effectively in speech and writing
  • Enable students to understand and respond appropriately to what they hear, read and experience
  • Encourage students to enjoy and appreciate a variety of language
  • Complement students’ other areas of study by developing skills of a more general application (eg analysis, synthesis, drawing of inferences)
  • Develop the ability to read, understand and respond to material from a variety of sources, and to recognise and appreciate themes and attitudes and the ways in which writers achieve their effects
  • Develop the ability to construct and convey meaning in written language, matching style to audience and purpose
  • Organise ideas into sentences, paragraphs and whole texts using a variety of linguistic and structural features
  • Use a range of sentence structures effectively, with accurate punctuation and spelling

Mathematics GCSE

The focus of the course will be to cover the four key areas of GCSE Mathematics: ,Number; Algebra; Shape, Space & Measure; Data Handling, paying particular attention to individual problems such as non-calculator skills and looking at general examination technique and practice.

Aside from any pilot schemes, the National Curriculum requires all exam boards to offer a similar specification at GCSE, so this course is appropriate for all GCSE Mathematics candidates at Higher level.

Length of course: 5 half-day sessions
Boards: Suitable for all boards

Course Details

Specifications for GCSE Mathematics can be split into four parts: Number; Algebra; Shape, Space & Measure; Data Handling. The focus of the course will be to cover these four areas, paying particular attention to individual problems such as non-calculator skills and looking at general examination technique and practice.

Aside from any pilot schemes, the National Curriculum requires all exam boards to offer a similar specification at GCSE, so this course is appropriate for all GCSE Mathematics candidates at Higher level.

French Language IGCSE/GCSE

The course aims to provide a structured and systematic revision of the essential GCSE topic areas, vocabulary and grammar. The course is also appropriate for students following IGCSE specifications.  As some schools will have already completed the Writing and Speaking units prior to the Easter holidays, each course will be divided into two sessions. Students may book one or both sessions as appropriate.

Length of course: 5 half-day sessions
Boards: All boards

Course Details

The aim of the course is to give plenty of exam practice in the above skills while consolidating vocabulary and grammatical knowledge. The areas and topics will be selected from the following and adapted to the group’s needs.

Grammar

  • Articles
  • Present tense
  • Adjectives and their agreements
  • Comparison for adjectives and adverbs
  • Possessives
  • Negatives
  • Questions
  • Commands
  • Past tenses
  • Pronouns with the perfect tense
  • Future tense/near future tense
  • Infinitive
  • Pronouns
  • Conditional tense

Topics

  • Home – local area, family and the environment
  • Lifestyle – health, relationships, choices, fashion, food and drink
  • Leisure – free time, the media
  • Holidays – travel, sport, tourism
  • Work – education, school, future plans, jobs
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