This course consists of three separate GCSEs studied over 3 years. The aim is to increase the breadth of knowledge of pupils in each of the areas of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. All build on existing knowledge and aim to present science in a realistic way that shows how important it is in a modern society.
The units studied are as follows:
- AO1 Recall, select and communicate their knowledge and understanding of science.
- AO2 Apply skills, knowledge and understanding of science in practical and other contexts
- AO3 Analyse and evaluate evidence, make reasoned judgements and draw conclusions based on evidence
Assessment for the Separate Science takes the form of 3 exams in each subject area taken at the end of Year 11, and one controlled assessment for each GCSE to be completed in year 10 and 11. Each component comprises ¼ of the three separate GCSEs.
These courses are supported by a host of materials including an ebook which are all available on the school’s learning platform. Pupils are also encouraged to purchase revision guides to aid in their learning. These can be provided by the science team.