Certainly, when I was 16 and in secondary school doing my Science GCSE, I found it hard work. I passed it though and with a good grade. Job done, never to have to think too hard about science again. But would I be able to achieve the same if I went back to school now?
Each year, thousands of adult learners head back to the classroom with the goal of retaking GCSE Science. A very useful qualification to have under your belt, many careers require basic scientific knowledge, not to mention a lot of tasks in life (even cooking is a chemical reaction!). But how hard is GCSE Science when you’ve been out of education for a while? It’s a daunting question that many people ask.
Oscar and I decided to step in and find out. In this video, watch us retaking our GCSE Science and discovering just how hard it is…
Jade will talk your ear off about rowing if you let her. She studied an MA and NCTJ diploma in Journalism at Brunel but her course-taking didn't stop there, having tried a number of different subjects since working here, even magic. Whether you're an expert who wants to share their knowledge, a student who's had a great experience or you just want to say hi, she'd love you to get in touch through our social media pages.