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Park High School

Park High School

Year 10

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.

Course specification

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%

Separate Sciences  

  • 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)

Entry Level

  • 3 externally set assignments (ESAs) worth 57% and 3 teacher set assignments (TSAs) worth  43%

Useful websites:

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science              
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/bitesize              
www.kerboodle.com (virtual textbook)

Contact:

Head of Science: Mr Scott
c.scott@parkhighstanmore.org.uk

Address Park High School, Thistlecroft Gardens, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 1PL

Headteacher Mr Emlyn Lumley

Phone 0208 952 2803

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