GCSE Science

The GCSE Combined Science course offers some flexibility for all students. Students continue with their current study of AQA GCSE Combined Science throughout Years 10 and 11. The course allows all students to access and engage with science across the three disciplines. Students will complete a course of study that consists of final examinations in Year 11 that combine to give two GCSEs.

Students wishing to pursue AS and A Level sciences are recommended to choose Triple Science as an option.

The GCSE Combined Science course offers some flexibility for all students. The course allows all students to access and engage with science across the three disciplines. Students will complete a course of study that consists of final examinations in Year 11 that combine to give two GCSEs.

There are six papers: two biology, two chemistry and two physics. Each of the papers will assess knowledge and understanding from distinct topic areas.
• Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
• Foundation and Higher Tier
• 70 marks
• Each paper is 16.7% of GCSE
• Grades 9-9, 9-8, 8-8, 8-7…1-1 (9-9 highest)

Website: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/combined-science-trilogy-8464