At KS4 (GCSE, IGCSE) and KS3 (Y7, Y8 and Y9):
Each Saturday, students spend one hour on Maths and also one hour on English. They
spend two hours on the Science subjects, except for those GCSE and IGCSE
students who are taking Triple (Separate) Science, who spend three
hours on Science instead. All Science options cover Physics, Chemistry
and Biology, irrespective of which Science Award – Core, Additional or
Triple. KS3 and GCSE classes are usually held between 9.00am and 1.30pm.
GCSE or IGCSE students who enrol for Triple Science usually stay for an
extra hour. Most of our students study English, Maths and Science and
spend just over four hours with us on a Saturday.
However, a student does not have to do all the subjects, they can do
one or two if they wish. There is a maximum of 8 students per class at
KS3 and KS4.
AS and A2 spend 1.5 hours per subject each Saturday and a student can do up to 4 subjects on a Saturday. Classes start late morning and some classes are scheduled for the afternoon and do not finish until about 6pm
or later. There is a maximum of 6 students per class and tuition is
focused on each individual student according to their exam board. A
programme is set up for the student after the initial Diagnostic and