By applying neuroscience, our innovative GCSE system has already doubled performance for 1,120 students.
Dr Flavia Belham applies experimental findings from Neuroscience to our learning platform. During her PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London (UCL), she used behavioural and brain imaging techniques to investigate how people of different ages memorise emotional events.
Professor Andrew Tolmie is Chair of Psychology and Human Development at University College London. He is also Deputy Director of the Birkbeck/UCL Centre for Educational Neuroscience and was Programme Leader for the joint Birkbeck/UCL MA/MSc in Educational Neuroscience from 2011-17.
Dr Camilla Nord is a neuroscientist working at the University of Cambridge. She completed her PhD and MSc at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, and her BA at Magdalen College, University of Oxford.
Our GCSE content is written by Senior Examiners at major exam boards. We cover every specification and our content is designed to support both understanding and memory. Together, we can improve long-term learning, as well as improving attainment in exams.
Dr Patrick Fullick is the author of numerous books and other resources used in schools and universities in the UK and internationally, with many years spent contributing to and directing science curriculum development initiatives in the UK and Russia. He was formerly Director of Teacher Education at the University of Southampton.
Dr Eric Demoncheaux is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and received a Joint Council for Qualifications award in 2017. Eric has over 10 years experience working as an examiner and moderator for UK’s award bodies for all three sciences. Eric’s teaching experience spans secondary and undergraduate levels including supervising many BSc, BMedSci, MSc and PhD students.
Dr Mark Venables was a research physicist before becoming a teacher. He has 20 years teaching experience and has been a senior examiner and team leader at exam boards for a number of years.
Dr Lewis Marc Broomfield has 5 years’ experience of teaching chemistry up to A level and IB. He is currently an examiner for MYP IB chemistry. Moreover, he has a doctorate in inorganic chemistry and many years of experience as a research chemist.
Paul Buzzard has had over 40 years experience as an examiner and moderator - including at Chief Examiner and Principal Moderator level with both the AQA and OCR. He has taught a number of subjects including physics, mathematics, electronics and computing.
Laurie Mansfield spent 33 years teaching Physics in a variety of schools, serving as Head of Physics and Head of Science for many years. He has been a senior examiner for OCR for 20 years, with much experience of 21 Century Science and A level Physics.
Lindsay Gilmour teaches Physics at A Level and IGCSE, Biology to IGCSE, and KS3 Science. In addition to teaching she currently marks three exam series for two exam boards; Physics and Biology for Cambridge International Examinations and AS Physics for Edexcel.
Ritu Sharma is an examiner for GCSE Biology with Edexcel and AQA in addition to writing units for OCR. She earned her MSc in Human Molecular Genetics from Imperial College London and her MSc in Human Biology from Punjabi University.
Stephanie Law has worked as an examiner for EDUQAS/WJEC for a number of years. Stephanie graduated with a first class honours degree in Zoology and an MSc in Conservation Science. At present she is completing her doctorate at the University of Liverpool in Environmental Science. Her current research focuses on ant assemblages in tropical rainforests.
Gemma Young has developed learning materials for over 30 different organisations including the RSC, The University of Oxford and the BBC. She has also been involved in writing science curricula for AQA, Sheffield Hallam University and the ASE. She regularly shares her experience by running teacher CPD sessions and presenting at conferences.
Lucy Shore is a Principal Examiner for several UK awarding bodies. She has been a fully qualified science teacher for 13 years, as well as tutoring learners in mathematics, biology, chemistry and physics. Lucy has been engaged to work on the development of specifications and external assessments for a number of science qualifications for nearly a decade.
Ewan Melling Flavell is an examiner for AQA in addition to moderating GCSE coursework for OCR. He teaches at a secondary school whilst giving private tution to students in Maths from KS2 to GCSE level and Science from KS2 to A Level.
George Pidgeon graduated with an MChem in Chemistry from the University of Oxford in 2013, spending his final year working on a project that resulted in publications in various high-impact journals. George is a 2013 Teach First Ambassador, spending two years teaching in Hull before becoming Head of Chemistry at one of the Top 5 Progress 8 schools in the country.
Laurence Smith is the Head of Science at an outstanding school in London. Having taught all sciences for eleven years, he now runs a large department and specialises in teaching Biology (IGCSE, combined, triple, and A-level) to pupils aged 11-18. He has also been an examiner for OCR A-level Biology.
Stephen has been Principal Examiner for GCSE Religious Studies and is currently Principal Examiner for the IGCSE and Chair of Examiners for Islamic Studies. He also examines in Philosophy with the IB.
Seneca is a social enterprise. We believe that all students deserve the best opportunities and access to the best resources at school. Therefore, these exam board specific resources will be free forever.
Our accelerated learning platform is currently invite only as we work with a select number of pioneer schools.
Sign up for early access to our free GCSE science resources.