Archive for the ‘Science’ Category


The Life Cycle of Stars

GCSE Physics requires student to be able to describe the different stages in a Star’s lifecycle. I found very few good resources on this subject, as most seem a little dated and don’t really tell it as a story. With the introduction of the 6 Mark (QWC) questions in the new spec, this is important [...]


GCSE Science 6 Mark Questions

The new GCSE specs for both AQA and Edexcel include a 6 Mark question in which students are marked on their ‘Quality of Written Communication’ (QWC) Often students struggle with these question for several reasons: Content – students lack proper understanding of the content Structure – students find it difficult to structure their answers in [...]