Of our customers would recommend us to a friend
Of our students achieve NCEA with a Merit or Excellence endorsement
Our tutors will help your child:
Break complex problems down into manageable chunks
Fill gaps in their knowledge from previous years
Know how to confidently answer NCEA questions
Develop a strong intuition for these subjects
Complete assignments and practice tests with supervised support on hand
Understand the subject’s relevance to the world around them
Our top tips to excel in Physics
Know the Formulas
A massive part of NCEA physics is using formulas in calculations. They will give you a formula sheet with many of the formula on it, but before the exam you should ensure you know what each formula is used for, and what each letter and symbol in the formula represents. It’s also useful to print off the formula sheet before the exam and practice finding the formula you want quickly. Tutoring can involve going through the formula sheet with students, and making sure they know what each formula is used for. It would also help to practice them in questions.
Use Keywords in Answers
Often physics is a balance between calculations and explaining concepts. Therefore, it is helpful to know the keywords for explaining each concept in a standard. This can be done through looking at past paper answer schedules, and noting what words often come up in explanations. Tutoring can aid this by helping the student summarise keywords for concepts, and then practice using them in answers.
The concepts in physics can be overwhelming to begin with and seem quite abstract. It is useful to draw diagrams when trying to understand many of these concepts (like centripetal motion, forces, etc.). This helps with visualizing what is occurring, and can also help visualise what you are calculating when asked to do so. Diagrams should be used when tutoring students in physics to help them understand concepts. This also allows tutors to encourage students to draw diagrams during their own study – which can be a big help.
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