Students will work towards qualifications in either Separate Sciences (3 GCSEs) or Combined Science (2 GCSEs). A small number of students will complete the Entry Level Science certificate.
Combined Science AQA 8464 GCSE Combined Science (Trilogy)
Separate Sciences AQA 8461 GCSE Biology
AQA 8462 GCSE Chemistry
AQA 8463 GCSE Physics
Entry Level AQA 5960 Entry Level Certificate
Weightings and deadlines
Both Combined Science and Separate Sciences are assessed through terminal examinations which take place in May / June 2018.
Combined Science (Trilogy)
6 terminal examinations (2x Biology, 2x Chemistry and 2x Physics).
Each paper is 1hr 15mins long and is worth 16.7%
2 Biology terminal papers (each one is 1 hr 45mins, worth 50% each)
2 Chemistry terminal papers (each one is 1 hr 45mins, worth 50% each)
2 Physics terminal papers (each one is 1 hr 45mins, worth 50% each)
3 externally set assignments (ESAs) worth 57% and 3 teacher set assignments (TSAs)
Head of Science: Mr Scott firstname.lastname@example.org