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Science

Key Stage 4 - GCSE

The Science department offers several options in order to cater for the needs of all pupils.

Triple Science

The pupils study Biology, Chemistry and Physics as three separate subjects.

They sit exams at the end of years 10 and 11.

This option leads to three scientific GCSEs.

In order to study this course, Triple Science must be chosen as an option from within the option groups.

Double Science

The pupils study Biology, Chemistry and Physics units.

They sit exams at the end of years 10 and 11.

Year 10 exams lead to Science GCSE.

Year 11 exams lead to Additional Science GCSE.

This option leads to two scientific GCSEs.

Entry Level Science

The pupils study a more practically orientated course in year 10.

In year 11 the pupils can follow the Science GCSE course.

Year 11 exams lead to one Science GCSE.

 

Each option includes a practical assessment under supervision.

Each option is available in English or Welsh.

Each option can be studied at Higher level (grades A*-D) or at Foundation level (grades C-G).