BTEC Science

KS4

Students at KS4 may gain a BTEC Award in Science where a ‘Pass’ grade is equivalent to a ‘C’ grade at GCSE.

Y9 and Y10
Exam Board: Edexcel
Specification: Level 1/ Level 2 First Award in Principles of Applied Science (QN) 600/4787/2

This award covers the key scientific principles vital for both scientists and citizens of the future. It develops and exemplifies these principles in applied and vocational contexts, leading to an understanding of how principles are applied in practice.

Y11
Exam Board: Edexcel
Specification: Level 1/ Level 2 First Award in Application of Science (QN) 600/4796/3

Units of study will include chemical substances, physical science and life science.

Assessment

Students will be assessed by a combination of Controlled Assessments (75%) and external examinations (25%).