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GCSE Science, English & Mathematics Revision

Charterhouse welcomes GCSE pupils from local secondary schools for an intensive two-day revision course during the Easter holidays, covering English, Mathematics, Physics and Biology. The course is taught by Charterhouse teachers and some colleagues from other schools.

Aims

To support local young people in their GCSE revision

To share Charterhouse's expertise and facilities in science and maths with others

To promote and support outstanding local attainment in GCSE maths and sciences

Background

The Charterhouse Science and Maths Department have been providing similar courses for many years.

Resources

100 pupils per day, from 8.45am - 3pm

Staff (teachers and technicians) from Charterhouse and elsewhere

Science labs, catering, equipment etc

Costs met by Charterhouse.

 

Impact

Feedback forms are given to pupils, with consistently outstanding comments and scores.

Comments from pupils:

Chemistry practical work was particularly valuable as we are only able to do it once in school

The exam practice questions were useful and the different teachers’ ideas and teaching styles

The small group sizes were useful

It was useful to cover topics that I didn’t understand

Parent comment:

Working in such a fantastic environment gave her a boost and she came home upbeat and optimistic about her revision.

Pupil Involvement

100 Year 11 pupils per day are welcomed to Charterhouse for this course

Frequency

Annual