Combined Science Trilogy GCSE

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code TRC17
Qualification Type GCSE or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time

Overview

It is essential to have a GCSE science qualification for teaching and nursing and for anyone wishing to study Science at A Level. 

 

 

Details

Biology: Cell biology, health of and control in the human body, respiration, photosynthesis, ecology and an introduction to genes and evolution.

Chemistry: Atomic structure, bonding, chemical reactions, chemical analysis and chemistry of the atmosphere.

Physics: Energy, electricity, forces, waves and magnetism.

 
 
Annual visit to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

 

How will it be delivered?

There are six external exams (available in higher or foundation tiers). Each counts for 16.67% of your overall grade and each is 1 hour 15 minutes long (2 x Biology, 2 x Chemistry, 2 x Physics).

Your qualification will be graded on a 17 point scale: 1-1 to 9-9 where 9-9 is the best grade.

There are 21 required practical activities that have to be undertaken in class and there is also a new emphasis on the mathematical requirement of the course.

Entry requirements

At least 1 x D/3 in a GCSE Science subject (or a Distinction in BTEC Level 2 Science).

At least Grade 2 in GCSE Maths.

Your next steps...

With further training, you could go into a job related to science such as a Teacher, Pharmacist or Science Technician .