Skills Booster Transition to GCSE

Transition to GCSE is a self-paced online course designed to help students get their time in Year 10 off to a flying start!

  • 3-10 hours learning time
  • 10 course steps

About this course

Who it's for

All Year 10 students

Course series

Skills Booster

Course outline

  • Introduction to GCSEs
  • Learning Effectively at GCSE - the Basics
  • Discover More about Learning Effectively
  • Give Yourself the Best Chance
  • Exam Boards - Who Are They and Why You Need to Know
  • Making the Most of Tests
  • Making Work Fun
  • Your Next Steps
  • Work Experience during your GCSEs
  • What to do If/When Things Go Wrong


  • Cathy Williams

    Cathy is an experienced Head of Department and ex-Treasury economist. She is the author of many Tutor2U resources and a regular contributor to Economics Today. Alongside, Cathy sits on the local Young Enterprise Board and specialises in producing and delivering a wide range of careers and work related resources and programmes.

  • Ruth Tarrant

    Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible for teachers and students.

  • Duncan Hall

    Duncan is Subject Lead for Sociology, History and Politics at tutor2u. Duncan is an experienced teacher, writer and senior examiner.

Free course

You get full and unlimited access to the course content and features.

What's included?

  • 3-10 hours learning time
  • 10 course steps
  • Designed and delivered by highly experienced presenters
  • Track your progress
  • Device-friendly learning platform

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