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To help you prepare better for the upcoming exams in Science please find at the links below Year 10 and Year 11 Science Revision Resources.
Unit B3 - Biology
Unit 1 - Universal Physics (part1)
Unit 1 - Universal Physics (part2)
Unit C2 - Discovering Chemistry
Unit P2 - Physics for Your Future
Unit C3 - Chemistry in Action
Unit P3 - Applications of Physics
Additional Science: Unit B2
|Exam Board: EDEXCEL|
You will cover either:
Your route in Year 11 will be dependent on your GCSE Core Science grade
|Core & Additional GCSE have the same structure:
60% module examinations (taken in November, March and June)
30% internal assessment
10% practical skills
BTEC First Certificate is 100% coursework and equivalent to 2 GCSE’s
Possible pathway from this course
|A level Sciences, BTEC Sciences|
|GCSE Course description|
The Core and Additional Science course leads to two GCSEs. You will study a range of topical science issues ranging from global warming to designer babies. You will develop the skills to interpret the science that you come across in everyday life and the media. Additional Science stretches your knowledge to a more in depth understanding of a range of concepts in Biology, Chemistry and Physics, and prepares you for future paths in Science.
|BTEC Applied Science Course description|
This is a work-related course where you will carry out predominantly assignment-based or practical work to produce your own portfolio as evidence: these will be graded distinction*, distinction, merit or pass and could be worth two GCSEs.
Unit 1: Chemistry Applications