Secondary Science

Online Science GCSE Tuition

Whether a student is taking Dual or Triple Award Science at GCSE, TLC can help them enter the exam room with confidence and maximise their results. Our tutors are fully qualified UK teachers, and each one holds a DBS. Our tutors use our extensive resource library to provide specific, personalised support for students in biology, chemistry and physics – and they have already delivered upward of 11,000 cumulative hours of science GCSE tuition. We cover AQA, OCR and Edexcel. Sessions start at £13, and we’re a proud National Tuition Programme partner.

In 2022/23, on average, each of our secondary science pupils made six months of attainment progress during the academic year, taking an average of 28 lessons.

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Why choose TLC Live for online science GCSE tuition?

Fully qualified UK teachers

TLC LIVE only uses fully qualified UK teachers to deliver tutoring, to ensure the best outcomes for students. All teachers have an enhanced DBS.

Targeted learning content

Students complete a comprehensive initial assessment to help design a learning plan around each their specific needs.

All exam boards covered

All our tutors have up-to-date knowledge of the OCR, AQA, and Edexcel exam boards.

15 years of proven results

Tutors draw from tens of thousands of hours of tailored educational content to deliver engaging sessions. At the time of writing, our teachers have tutored 29,541 students and delivered 653,969 sessions.

Approved NTP tuition partner

The National Tutoring Programme (NTP) provides high-quality tuition to disadvantaged students. As an approved partner, we run online NTP-funded sessions in real-time with a dedicated tutor.

Tuition at all levels

TLC LIVE’s tutors assist students with varying abilities at all levels – from KS1 up to GCSE.

How online science tuition with TLC works

Science Curriculum Map showing which topics are covered at each Key Stage.

Lessons from £13

TLC LIVE is an affordable tuition option and group lessons for schools start from only £13 per pupil per session!

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Teacher reviews of our online tuition service

“Birchwood High School have worked with TLC for eight years and we have nothing but praise for the quality of tuition and the personal customer service. Whether face-to-face or online our students continue to thrive with the dedicated attention of excellent tutors. Highly recommended for quality intervention.”

Charles Gilbank, Birchwood High, Bishop's Stortford

“TLC have been a fantastic organisation to work with. They took the time to understand our needs, worked with us on a SAT’s programme and then delivered it seamlessly and at extremely high-quality. The students loved it and really engaged.”

Alex Prior, Etonbury Academy, Arlesey

“The platform is easy to use and detailed feedback is provided whenever requested. The flexibility whereby tutors will deliver more bespoke tuition is a real bonus and strong communication has been valued throughout our experience.”

Tim Eden, Assistant Headteacher, Bridgewater High School

Parent reviews of our online GCSE science tuition

Parents rate TLC’s online science GCSE tuition 4.46 out of 5 stars

“I am pleased to inform you that Richa achieved an A* in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Thanks to the entire team at TLC LIVE.”

“TLC LIVE gives students the opportunity to learn at their own pace with the support of excellent and very encouraging tutors. I have seen my children gain in confidence, achieve better results at school and above all enjoy their learning because of TLC LIVE.”

“Both of my children continue to attend TLC LIVE because the tutoring is tailored to suit their individual educational needs but most importantly, they enjoy it.”

How online science GCSE tuition with TLC works

Step 1

The tutoring process with TLC LIVE begins with a comprehensive initial assessment. This identifies the student’s strengths and weaknesses so we can make the most of the time available.

Step 2

Following the assessment, the tutor generates a personalised learning plan. Tutors have access to our library of over 35,000+ hours of curriculum-aligned material, so they are prepared to teach the topics the student needs the most support in.

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Step 3

The online science GCSE tuition we offer takes place in 60-minute sessions. Students log in from any internet-connected computer and they’re ready to go.

Step 4

Once the session is over, the tutor makes notes on the pupil’s performance and shares it with their teacher. Regular best-in-class pupil assessments provide data to quantify their progress.

An image of a pupil taking part in one of TLC's online KS1 and KS2 tutoring sessions.

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What do our tutors say about our GCSE science curricula?

“TLC’s resource library contains great learning materials in the form of text and videos categorised by topics. They also provide a mixture of questions and test papers, which are especially useful for GCSE preparation.”


“Since I started with TLC just over a year ago, I’ve had great success delivering online GCSE science tuition. The material saves me preparation time, so I’m free to focus all of my attention on helping the student overcome gaps in their knowledge in time for their exams.”


Test yourself – questions from our science GCSE tuition content

How many different types of radiation are there in the electromagnetic spectrum?

Antigens are a substance that _____.
Absorbs proteins in the body
Attacks viruses
Induces an immune response
Kills bacteria

A gram of uranium releases _____times more energy than burning a gram of oil.

The petrochemical industry refines crude oil in a process called ______.
Absorption spectrum
Random copolymer
Fractional distillation

Frequently asked questions

Yes, they will! All our online science GCSE tuition is conducted in real time with a live tutor that the student can hear and speak to.

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Sessions last for 60 minutes.

Lessons can be scheduled to suit the student’s needs. TLC LIVE also runs lots of lessons over holidays as targeted revision or catch-up sessions.

Yes! This is the whole point of TLC LIVE. The tutor will identify the student’s learning needs and skill gaps and build an individual learning plan around these requirements.

No. TLC LIVE lessons are structured to maximise learning and address gaps in the student’s knowledge within the session.

Yes, every student is given their own individual learning plan. After the initial assessment, we put a plan together that deals with the skill gaps identified. The plan will be adjusted as other areas of required academic focus come to light.

We have our own targeted educational content that we update on a daily basis.

Tutors work with students in real time, guiding them through new skills and reviewing things the students may have forgotten. At the end of every session, tutors provide information on the student’s performance and progress. Schools can access this by logging into the TLC LIVE website and reviewing the feedback, watching as the pupil develops understanding, and eventually mastery, of the topics they are studying.

All of our UK-based tutors are fully qualified to teach and have classroom teaching experience. We ensure all tutors have Qualified Teaching Status (QTS) and are PGCE qualified with an accompanying bachelor’s degree. Each of our tutors also holds a DBS.

All lessons can be cancelled or rearranged with 36 hours’ notice. This gives you the freedom to use TLC LIVE as and when you need it, whether for one-off revision sessions or regular lessons.

Yes, you can cancel and reschedule a session provided that you give us 36 hours’ notice. Whether this is to change a student’s timetable permanently or simply for a one-off lesson, we can support you to ensure the lessons are running at a time that best suits each student’s needs.

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