GCSE Brain Booster

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Prepare for your GCSE Science courses with this 6-week GCSE Brain Booster course. The course covers the areas of Key Stage 3 Science, including how science works (HSW), that are extended as part of the GCSE Science curriculum. Strengthening your fundamental knowledge from key stage 3 will ensure a solid foundation ready to start your GCSE Science courses in September.

The course includes instructional videos, worksheets, and small group classes led by a qualified science teacher.

Students will need to have completed the required modules at least 24 hours before each class.





  • Microscopes
  • Cells
  • Digestion
  • Nutrition
  • Respiration
  • Gas exchange
  • Breathing
  • DNA
  • Atoms, elements, mixtures, and compounds
  • Separation techniques
  • Periodic table
  • Properties of metals and non-metals
  • Periodic table
  • Properties of metals and non-metals
  • Balancing equations
  • Naming compounds
  • Acids and alkalis
  • Neutralisations
  • Metals and acids
  • Oxides and acids
  • Reactivity series
  • Displacement reactions
  • Conservation of energy
  • Energy transfer
  • Transfer by heating
  • Particle theory
  • States of matter
  • Heating and cooling curves
  • Forces and movement
  • Friction, air/water resistance
  • Speed
  • Distance-time graphs
  • Circuits
  • Current and potential difference
  • Series and parallel circuits
  • Energy resources
  • Generating electricity
  • Magnets and electromagnets
  • Hooke’s Law
  • Pressure
  • Moments
  • Waves – water/light/sound,
  • Reflection and refraction
  • Scientific attitudes
  • Experimental skills
  • Analysis and evaluation
  • Measurement