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GCSE Science – Preparing to Teach


Preparing to Teach Online will help you to plan, teach and assess the new GCSE Sciences. Our presentations guide you through the changes to save you time and help you to understand what they mean for you and your students.

Exam Questions

Overview of the changes to the way examination questions have been designed and how they will be marked. The presentations will support your teaching and the way you guide your students so they can achieve their best.

Extended Q and A's with commentaries

Transcript – Quality of Written Communication

Transcript – Extended Prose Questions and Answers

Controlled Assessment Unit

This section shows how a Controlled Assessment Unit (CAU) could be managed by a teacher.

Guidance on Controlled Assessment

Transcript – CAU booklet with mark guidelines and commentary

Transcript – Controlled Assessment Part 1

Transcript – Controlled Assessment Part 2

GCSE Science – Preparing to Teach videos

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Standardisation meetings

Training to help you mark the Controlled Assessments

Exemplar Material

Download exemplars with marking guidance