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GCSE & IGCSE

GCSE & IGCSE EASTER REVISION COURSES 2020

FEES AND DATES FOR GCSE & IGCSE

4 to 17 April 2020

GCSE & IGCSE courses include 12 hrs of tuition taken over 2 full days. 9am to 5pm.

I/GCSE – 2 day course (12 hours of tuition) = £405

Early Bird Discount

Bookings made by MIDDAY on Wednesday 19/02/20 will receive an extra £40 off each course booked (with promotional code EARLY20)

Course fees include all tuition, insurance cover, stationery, photocopying, past papers, end of course report & lunch.

Please call our team on 0208 426 4638 or email revision@harrowschool.org.uk for more information about our GCSE & IGCSE revision courses.

 COURSEAvailability
SubjectExam BoardsCourse CodeSession 1Session 2Session 3Session 4Session 5
Sat 04 & Sun 05 AprMon 06 & Tue 07 AprWed 08 & Thu 09 Apr10 to 13 AprTue 14 & Wed 15 AprThu 16 & Fri 17  Apr
GCSEMathematicsMultipleGCMATEASTER WEEKEND
LatinMultipleGCLAT
FrenchMultipleGCFRE
Religious StudiesMultipleGCRES
HistoryMultipleGCHIS
GCSE & IGCSED&TMultipleGCDT
EnglishMultipleGCENG
SpanishMultipleGCSPA
GeographyMultipleGCGEO
Computer ScienceMultipleGCCS
IGCSEBiologyMultipleIGBIO
ChemistryMultipleIGCHE
HistoryMultipleIGCHIS
PhysicsMultipleIGPHY
MathematicsMultipleIGMAT

MATHEMATICS – GCSE

Course Dates April 2020
04-05 (Saturday – Sunday)

The aim of this course is to build confidence and understanding of mathematical ideas. It will assist the students in interpreting and solving mathematical problems. The course will be tailored to the needs of the students in problem solving techniques both with and without a calculator and to make the students aware of common examination errors.

Math

LATIN – GCSE

Course Dates April 2020
16-17 (Thursday – Friday)

This course aims to build confidence with the language and develop the linguistic knowledge already acquired in Y10, and achieve this through unseen comprehension passages, translation, and through rapid but systematic coverage of Taylor’s ‘Essential GCSE Latin’, as well as revision of Taylor Book 2, Chapters 9-10. The course focuses on some of the core areas of the Latin specifications currently offered.

Latin

FRENCH – GCSE

Course Dates April 2020
16-17 (Thursday – Friday)

The aim of this course is to prepare students for their GCSE French summer examination with specific focus on the main areas of challenge: Grammar, Writing and Translation. All students will be given the opportunity to write practice essays in order to apply and consolidate their skills.

French

RELIGIOUS STUDIES – GCSE

Course Dates April 2020
16-17 (Thursday – Friday)

The course will focus on the core areas of the specifications currently offered by the 4 major exam boards. The course aims to reinforce key areas from Philosophy, Ethics and Christianity, enhance examination technique and build individual confidence. It will also aim to improve structuring evaluation questions and provide a writing frame that encourages students to write in the format and order that examiners will mark in.

Religious Studies

HISTORY – GCSE

Course Dates April 2020
04-05 (Saturday – Sunday)

This course aims to reinforce subject knowledge, hone examination technique and build individual confidence. The course will focus on some of the core areas of the GCSE History specifications currently offered by the 4 major exam boards. Past papers will be used to improve revision methods.

History

D&T – GCSE & IGCSE

Course Dates April 2020
14-15 (Tuesday – Wednesday)

The course will focus solely on the written aspect of any specification and not the Non-Examined Assessment (NEA). The core content covers Edexcel (IDTO), OCR (J310) and AQA (8552) Design and Technology specifications. We will cover timber, polymers and metals to greater depth dependent on student requirements.

Design Technology Revision Course

ENGLISH – GCSE & IGCSE

Course Dates April 2020
06-07 (Monday – Tuesday)
08-09 (Wednesday – Thursday)

The aim of this course is to combine instruction in examination skills and techniques with practice and feedback on how the candidate’s performance can be improved. The course is suitable for students entered for the GCSE (9-1) English Language specification devised by the main examining boards.

English

SPANISH – GCSE & IGCSE

Course Dates April 2020
04-05 (Saturday – Sunday)

TBC

French

GEOGRAPHY – GCSE & IGCSE

Course Dates April 2020
08-09 (Wednesday – Thursday)

The aim of this course is to provide opportunities to cover the key themes common to most specifications and to review case study materials. The focus will be on exam time management, subject specific command word understanding and interpretation as well as how to use technical key term vocabulary to access SPAG levels successfully as well as to practise short answer question (SAQ) and extended prose question (EPQ) responses learning how to employ effective deconstruction techniques to improve grades across each theme.

Geography

COMPUTER SCIENCE – GCSE & IGCSE

Course Dates April 2020
04-05 (Saturday – Sunday)

The course will revise the core topics for the GCSE Computer Science specification. The theory behind program design, hardware and software development, and problem-solving for exam preparation will be the focus, rather than developing programs for coursework components in featured languages.

Computer Science

BIOLOGY – IGCSE

Course Dates April 2020
04-05 (Saturday – Sunday)
06-07 (Monday – Tuesday)
14-15 (Tuesday – Wednesday)

The aim of the course is to review the major topics of the IGCSE Biology syllabus. Topics will be studied with an emphasis on the use of past papers to improve exam technique. Clear focus will be made on clarity and detail in answers so that students are well equipped to answer the rigorous and precise style of the questions asked in the exam. Time will also be set aside to cover the key experimental skills.

Biology

CHEMISTRY – IGCSE

Course Dates April 2020
08-09 (Wednesday – Thursday)
14-15 (Tuesday – Wednesday)
16-17 (Thursday – Friday)

The aim of this course is to review the major topics of the IGCSE Chemistry syllabus. Students will work through carefully selected past paper questions, with a focus on commonly asked problems, as well as model answers and mark schemes. With the tutor’s support, students will develop their exam technique, learning how best to apply their understanding, so as to secure marks in the exam.

Chemistry

HISTORY – IGCSE

Course Dates April 2020
14-15 (Tuesday – Wednesday)

This course aims to reinforce subject knowledge, hone examination technique and build individual confidence. The course will focus on some of the core areas of the IGCSE History specifications currently offered by the 2 major exam boards. Past papers will be tackled alongside techniques to improve revision methods.

History

PHYSICS – IGCSE

Course Dates April 2020
06-07 (Monday – Tuesday)
08-09 (Wednesday – Thursday)
14-15 (Tuesday – Wednesday)

The aim of this course is to revise the major topics of the IGCSE Physics syllabus. Students will work through several common and past paper questions and model answers in order to improve their exam technique and their ability to answer the rigorous and precise style of the questions that will be asked in the exam.

Physics

MATHEMATICS – IGCSE

Course Dates April 2020
04-05 (Saturday – Sunday)
06-07 (Monday – Tuesday)
16-17 (Thursday – Friday)

The aim of this course is to build confidence and understanding of mathematical ideas. It will assist the students in interpreting and solving mathematical problems. The course will be tailored to the needs of the students in problem solving techniques both with and without a calculator and to make the students aware of common examination errors.

Math