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GCSE Science Assessment – 2 Sciences or double award. What Science qualifications could your child be studying?. 2 separate GCSE’s – core and additional (dual award) Or 2 separate BTEC 1 st –Applied Science & Principles of Science Or

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GCSE Science Assessment–

2 Sciencesor double award

what science qualifications could your child be studying
What Science qualifications could your child be studying?
  • 2 separate GCSE’s – core and additional (dual award)

Or

  • 2 separate BTEC 1st –Applied Science & Principles of Science

Or

  • 3 separate Science GCSEs-Biology, Chemistry and Physics
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GCSE Core Science?

  • All learners follow AQA Science A GCSE
  • All study and assessment done in yr10
  • Equal weighting given to Chemistry,
  • Physics and Biology.

Assessment:

B1

1 hour written exam

25%

C1

1 hour written exam

25%

P1

1 hour written exam

25%

CAU

25%

additional science gcse
Additional Science GCSE?
  • Study and assessment in year 11
  • Equal weighting given to Chemistry,
  • Physics and Biology.
  • Assessment:

B2

1 hour written exam

25%

C2

1 hour written exam

25%

P2

1 hour written exam

25%

CAU

25%

what else do we do
What else do we do?
  • After school revision/booster sessions lessons available to all pupils during the year and prior to external exams.
  • For GCSE pupils do 2 ’mocks’ per unit, enabling us and you to see how pupils are progressing
  • Homeworks are mostly exam style questions and graded to GCSE standards.
what can you do
What can you do?
  • Ensure your child is taking all steps to revise and review their learning- regularly/weekly ( www.my-gcsescience.com)
  • Use your child’s G2B to monitor their performance in external and internal exams or BTEC assignments
  • Contact your child’s science teacher or Ms West if you have any concerns or queries