Within Science you will begin to understand the world around you and your role in that world. You will understand the role Science plays in our society and develop skills of planning and conducting investigations, gathering information, team work and evaluating your findings. In Science you are expected to act responsibly when using scientific equipment and applying scientific knowledge. A vast nmnber of careers require a firm grounding in Science. If you want to go on to train as a doctor, vet, physiotherapist, chemist, beautician, architect, surveyor, engineer, farmer, sports trainer, a strong knowledge of at least one of the sciences will be required. But there are thousands of other careers for which it will be similarly essential.
This course is worth a full GCSE with a grade from 1-9. Grade 9 being the top grade.
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Practical skills are assessed with a series of required practical activities conducted throughout the year. The exams at the end of the course will assess their practical skills. It is essential students attend all lessons to take part in these parts of the course.
There are six papers: two biology, two chernistry and two physics. Each of the papers will assess knowledge and understanding from distinct topic areas:
Each exam will be:
All exams will take place in the summer of Year 11.
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