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KEY STAGE 4


In Key Stage 4 we offer a variety of courses in order to provide a more personalised curriculum. In Year 10 the majority of students follow AQA GCSE Combined Science while some students follow a Separate Science course and others Entry Level Science.

 



COMBINED SCIENCE

You will develop your knowledge and understanding of different science ideas and contexts. You will develop your skills and understanding of how science works. You will undertake practical and investigatory activities throughout the course.


There are six written examinations at Foundation and Higher Level

The course will enable students who obtain the required grades to progress to GCE A Levels, BTEC Nationals and other

post 16 Science related programmes.



SEPARATE SCIENCES


You will study Biology, Chemistry and Physics and develop your knowledge and understanding of different science ideas and contexts. You will develop your skills and understanding of how science works.


You will undertake practical and investigatory activities throughout the course.


There are nine written examinations at both Foundation and Higher Level. This route is only suitable for those students who

have definitely decided to concentrate on Science. Students will be invited to study this course after year 10 assessments.

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