Triple Science

KS4

Students at KS4 may study Triple Science which is comprised of three separate GCSEs in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Biology
Exam Board: AQA
Specification: Biology 4401

GCSE Biology gives students the chance to gain a good understanding of human biology, organisms, evolution and the environment.

Chemistry
Exam Board: AQA
Specification: Chemistry 4402

GCSE Chemistry gives students the chance to gain a good understanding of the nature of substances and how they react together, how chemistry is used in business and industry and how our use of raw materials in fuels and manufacturing affect the global and local environment.

Physics
Exam Board: AQA
Specification: Physics 4403

GCSE Physics gives students the chance to gain a good understanding of the use and transfer of energy, waves, radiation and space and the application of Physics.

Assessment

Each of the three single sciences is assessed by three, one hour, examination papers and a Controlled Assessment. Each of these four elements has a weighting of 25% of the entire qualification.