1. Principles and Applications of Science
2. Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
3. Science Investigation Skills
4. OPTIONAL UNIT – TBA
1)Coursework – this is set and marked by the school and verified by the exam board (42%)
2)Exam –1.5 hours. Set and marked by the exam board, covering the content of unit 1
3)Supervised assessment task - Set and marked by the exam board, covering the content of unit 3. This involves both practical and written submission.
The external assessment forms 58% of the final grade.
Five GCSE 9-4 grades.
GCSE Core Science – Grade 4
GCSE Additional Science – Grade 4
GCSE Combined Science 4:4
Biological sciences, pharmacy, nursing, childcare, social services, public services, animal care, teaching