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GCSE and iGCSE Chemistry Tuition in London

Chicken fizz! O Lord, protect all of us who toil in the vineyards of experimental chemistry!

-Alan Bradley

Tutor House provides expert GCSE & iGCSE Chemistry Tuition with professional and friendly tutors, all of whom have a huge amount of experience in the field. Our tutors work with students to ensure that they are interested and engaged in their subject, that they overcome any areas they are struggling with, that they are prepared and confident come exam time, and that they achieve their desired results.

GCSE & iGCSE Chemistry is an exciting and fascinating course which explores the composition, behaviour and different properties of matter, as well as the study of the elements that make up the Earth and its atmosphere. Chemistry GCSE also looks at how different businesses and industries use Chemistry to accelerate and how human consumption of raw materials in fuels and manufacturing has a direct effect on the environment.

Breakdown of the core Chemistry GCSE modules:

Chemistry is an exciting subject which covers a range of topics. The main course content for GCSE & iGCSE Chemistry include:

  • The fundamental ideas behind chemistry
  • Solids, liquids and gasses
  • Earth and its environment
  • Structure and bonding
  • How structure influences the properties and uses of substances
  • Atomic structure, analysis and quantitative chemistry
  • Chemical reactions and the chemical industry
  • Acids, bases and salts
  • Metals and water
  • Electrolysis
  • Understanding the periodic table
  • Organic chemistry
  • Energy

Benefits of studying Chemistry GCSE & iGCSE

Chemistry is a useful choice of subject to take at GCSE or iGCSE level.

Students enjoy the hands on practical work and the elements of independent learning and experimentation involved. Developing an understanding of the properties of substances and how they change and influence one another can ignite a passion for learning, and makes students look at their surroundings in a new and interesting way.

Chemistry develops problem-solving skills, theory application, experimentation, research skills, and observational as well as practical learning.

Skills in communication, and a solid understanding of mathematics are also required.

Why is it worth studying Chemistry at GCSE & iGCSE ?

Chemistry is a powerful subject which can change the way students look at the world around them. GCSE Chemistry will give students an excellent platform to go on to study this further at A-Level or degree level which can lead to exciting and lucrative careers in medicine, healthcare and research.

A degree in Chemistry opens many doors to a variety of career paths. With a Chemistry degree you can become  and Analytical Chemist, a Chemical engineer a Healthcare scientist, Forensic scientist or Toxicologist, to name but a few. However, A Chemistry degree looks impressive on any CV and you will be able to apply for many non-science related positions as well.


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