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Science Year 9

Sulphuric acidIn Years 9-11, students an exam based programme leading to double certification on Combined Science or three separate GCSEs in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

All content is examined at the end of Year 11. Students will have regular assessments during the year to track their progress and understanding of the content.
Specification details
Students are following the OCR Gateway Science A GCSE (9-1) specification. Students following the Combined Science or Triple Science route will cover the same topics, with Triple Science students covering some of these topics in more detail. During Year 9 students will cover the following topics outlined below.
  • B1: Cell level systems
  • B2: Scaling Up
  • C1: Particles
  • C2: Elements, compounds and mixtures
  • P1: Matter
  • P2: Forces
Further details about the courses can be found by following the links below:
 Practical Skills
As part of the new specification, students will cover and participate in required practical work to develop their practical skills and their understanding of how science works. Students can expect to be examined on their understanding of this practical work at the end of the course.