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Park High School

Park High School

Year 11

For students who study two science GCSEs, the Core Science qualification is largely completed in Year 10 and the Additional Science qualification is completed by the end of Year 11.

Some students study for three science GCSEs, the Biology, Chemistry and Physics qualifications are completed across Years 10 and 11.

Controlled assessment for all students is completed in Year 11.

Examinations for science courses take place in the summer of Year 11.

Course specification

Two Science GCSEs

AQA 4405
GCSE Science A (Core)

AQA 4408
GCSE Additional Science A

Three Science GCSEs

AQA 4401
GCSE Biology

AQA 4402
GCSE Chemistry

AQA 4403
GCSE Physics

Weightings

Two science GCSEs

  • Core Science - 3 terminal examinations (25% each); controlled assessment (25%).
  • Additional Science as Core.

Three science GCSEs

  • Biology - 3 terminal examinations (25% each); controlled assessment (25%).
  • Chemistry and Physics as Biology.

Useful websites

www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science                   
www.kerboodle.com
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/bitesize

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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