Our Online GCSE Science 9-1 Course is the international version or IGCSE. The IGCSE provides knowledge and understanding of scientific concepts, principles, themes and patterns. Through studying this course you will learn to form hypotheses and design experiments to test them.
You will also learn about how science affects the world in everyday life. You will gain basic knowledge in biology , chemistry and physics which will prepare you for more advanced study in each of these three subjects.
Our Online GCSE Science 9-1 Course enables students to:
Acquire scientific knowledge and facts, and an understanding of scientific concepts, principles, themes and patterns
Appreciate the practical nature of science, acquiring experimental skills based on correct and safe laboratory techniques
Appreciate the importance of accurate experimental work and reporting as scientific methods
Form hypotheses and design experiments to test them
Sustain and develop an enjoyment of, and interest in, the scientific world
Evaluate, in terms of their scientific knowledge and understanding, the benefits and drawbacks of real-life applications of science, including their everyday, industrial and environmental aspects
Select, organise and present information clearly and logically, using appropriate scientific terms and conventions
Prepare for more advanced courses in each of the three scientific disciplines
As you progress through the Online GCSE Science Course sections you will encounter lessons, activities, core reading and assessments.
There are no entry requirements for IGCSE study.
Our Online GCSE Science 9-1 Course is powered by:
CloudPort - Our Virtual Learning Environment: offering 24/7 access to all your materials - so you can study on the move
Online Lessons and Assessments - allowing you to study on any Smart Device
Lively and interactive study environments, where you can engage in group collaboration with fellow students
12 Months Tutor Support - giving you the confidence you need to achieve your learning goals
Digital and Print resources
Live chat functionality with tutors and students - giving you immediate access to the information you need
Direct links to media-rich and interactive learning resources - making your learning cool, engaging, effective...and Fun!
As part of your Online GCSE Science 9-1 Course you will be subject to Formative and Summative Assessment. Formative assessments do not count towards your final mark but are used to gauge your progress and performance.
These assessments are used to prepare you for the Final Examination set by Edexcel. The Online GCSE Science Course includes the following assessment elements:
Formative Assessment including: Activities, Multiple Choice Assessment, Short Answer and tutor marked Mock Exam.
Summative Assessment - Final Exam sat over 3 papers.
Perhaps the most important asset provided as part of your Online GCSE Science 9-1 Course is access to a dedicated academic tutor. You will be assigned a tutor on enrolment who will support you for 12 months. Support extensions are available upon request.
Exams for the Edexcel IGCSE Science 9-1 syllabus (4SD0) are held twice a year: January and May/June. Exam timetables are published 12 months in advance and are available upon request. Click here to locate your nearest examination centre.
Exam fees are additional to the course fees. These are payable to the centre where you sit your exam. Use our Exam Centre Finder to locate your nearest Exam centre.
Download the course specification document.
This is the Awarding Bodies blueprint for the qualification and will explain everything you need to know about the qualification.
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CloudLearn is unique in that we offer our students a choice of study formats. Choose to study via print or digital materials.
Our digital materials are hosted on our VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) CloudPort and are accessible on all digital devices, so you can study where and when you want.
PC, Laptop, Tablet, Phone, PS4...your learning your choice.
All content, formative assessment and tutorial support is available online for your learning convenience.