August 10, 2019

Southwest science school now offers biology and human biology IGCSEs. So, which should you choose?


  • It is slightly shorter. In a hurry? This might be the one for you. 

  • Biology has a 2 hour exam followed by a 1 hour 15 mins exam. H...

August 4, 2019


This seems like such an obvious one but I’m always shocked at how many home educators follow GCSE science resources for an IGCSE qualification. Of course, there are many cross overs, but no matter what exam board you choose the conten...

August 24, 2018

For all you busy bees I’m cutting to the chase. Here’s my ultimate textbook set for completing any of the IGCSE Edexcel sciences. I’m showing you biology, but the same will apply for chemistry and physics (just switch the subject name).


Pearson Edexcel In...

April 27, 2018

I've had a lot of fun this week testing out ipad apps (in the name of education, of course) and i've come up with my FREE favourites below. 

1. Toca elements.

Want to burn, electrocute, freeze and spin various cute little element creatures to see what happens? Here's you...

February 3, 2018

Starting a IGCSE in science September? This ones for you.

We start with grand intentions, but as the going gets tough what prevents those mid-course struggles?

Prep, prep, prep.

Independent learning Is not easy. There’s a reason it’s considered a CV worthy skill. But, whe...

December 10, 2017

We've trawled the internet for our top 20 science christmas gifts to suit every budget from child to adult! Click on the images to find links to buy. Happy Christmas Scientists!

1. Musical tesla coil. From £8.39

This would definitely be on our list given the chance. Norm...

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