Examination Board: AQA
What is the aim of the course?
- The main focus will be to prepare students for further study in sciences after leaving school and for science-related occupations such as medicine, pharmaceuticals, laboratory work and nursing.
- It is intended to provide useful background knowledge and enable students to understand the scientific ideas they will meet in their everyday lives.
What will you study in this subject?
From the interdependence of species to atomic power and from chemical structures to the theory of relativity, this course will provide a solid platform from which students may progress to A Levels and other level 3 qualifications in science.
What skills will you use in this course?
- This course will involve practical work as well as theory and students will be encouraged to plan and carry out experiments and record their findings.
- Pupils will develop an understanding of how scientist work and how ideas in science are developed.
How will your work be assessed?
In addition to regular tests, homeworks and other assessments, you will need to complete practical tasks and written examinations in order to gain grades in science.
What Qualifications will I get?
You will obtain one of the following qualifications at the end of the course:
- Triple Science: You will get a GCSE each in Biology, Chemistry and Physics
- Combined Science: You will get two GCSE grades in Science.
For additional information, please contact: Ms Y. Bhome