Science (Double Award) IGCSE CIE

Length of course: 5 x three-quarter-day sessions
Boards: CIE 0654

This course is suitable for students studying the CIE IGCSE Co-ordinated Science Double Award (0654). It is not suitable for those students studying GCSE Science, Additional Science or separate Biology, Chemistry and Physics. It is also not suitable for students studying with other exam boards.

Please note that students can be entered for either foundation tier or extension tier exams for the CIE specification. This course will be delivered to extension tier standard.

During the week, the following topics will be revised. This will provide appropriate revision of the key topic areas.


  • Characteristics of living organisms
  • Cells
  • Biological molecules
  • Enzymes
  • Plant and animal physiology (selected topics covered)
  • Inheritance
  • Organisms and their environment
  • Human influences on ecosystems


  • The particulate nature of matter
  • Atoms, elements and compounds
  • Stoichiometry
  • Electricity and chemistry
  • Energy changes in chemical reactions
  • Chemical reactions
  • Acids, bases and salts
  • The Periodic Table
  • Metals
  • Organic chemistry


  • Motion
  • Work, energy and power
  • Thermal physics
  • Properties of waves, including light and sounds
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Electric circuits
  • Electromagnetic effects
  • Atomic physics