GCSE Revision

GCSE Resits

GCSE resits for English and maths GCSEs take place in November 2023 and May 2024. Anyone can retake GCSE exams, whether you have just finished school or are an adult returning to education. If you are looking to improve your career opportunities, or are looking to get a place on a University course or apprenticeship course, then […]

AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2 – Revision Guide

Welcome to the complete revision guide for AQA GCSE English Language paper 2. Keep reading for our top tips and advice on each question, as we break down the English Language paper 2. Find out what to expect from each question, how to revise effectively and how to get top marks.  To revise effectively for

GCSE English Literature Revision – The Top 10 Hacks

GCSE English Literature is a challenging qualification. Students often focus on English Language and so many other subjects that literature can end up taking a back seat with revision. You also have to learn a lot of detail about several different texts, including a Shakespeare play and poetry. Finally, you’re expected to learn quotations for

Compound Interest and Depreciation for GCSE Maths

What is interest?  This guide is about compound interest, but before we get to that it’s important to understand what interest actually is. Well, interest is usually paid when money has been lent or borrowed. It is basically money paid at a specific percentage and at regular intervals. The best example of interest in real

The Quadratic Formula for GCSE Maths

In this guide we’ll show you everything you need to know about the quadratic formula for GCSE maths. The quadratic formula provides a way of solving quadratic equations. We’ve previously seen how to solve quadratic equations by factorising, but this method won’t always work for every equation. For any quadratic equations where factorising won’t work,

Bearings for GCSE Maths

Bearings for GCSE maths is only a small part of the course, but it is one of the areas we tutors are asked about most. Questions on bearings occur quite regularly in GCSE exams, but the topic is often only covered quickly at school. That’s why revising bearings is so important. There are a few

GCSE year can certainly be a stressful time for both you and your child. You want them to achieve their potential, gain the results they deserve and minimise any stress or worry along the way. All parents rightly wonder how they can help their child to learn and revise, but it can be difficult to

AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 – Revision Guide

Welcome to the ultimate revision guide for the AQA GCSE English Language paper 1. In this guide we’ve collected all of the best advice from our experienced English tutors. We tell you what to expect from each question, how to get top marks and how to revise. We’ve also linked to some practice papers. Follow

GCSE Algebra Revision

Why is Algebra so important? Algebra is perhaps the most important area for GCSE maths. Algebra encompasses a lot of topics and methods. It is essentially the parts of the maths course where you use letters and symbols to represent numbers. The methods you learn with algebra will also apply to many other parts of

Unseen Poetry for GCSE English – How to Analyse Poems

Analysing Unseen Poetry for GCSE English – Top Tips from Tutor in Leeds We’ve all been there – we all have to study poetry and we all know that it can be very daunting to be faced with a complicated poem that sometimes looks like it is written in a different language. This is particularly

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