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Double Science GCSE

Level 2 GCSE Programme

We believe that science has something to offer every student, and that everyone needs some level of relevant scientific understanding. This course provides a science qualification for Level 2 students so that students of all abilities and all aspirations can realise their potential, enabling you to extend your range of GCSE qualifications to progress to Level 3 courses, gaining the equivalent to 2 GCSE choices.

Working as part of a cohesive group, receiving tutorial support and study skills assistance from our specialist staff, you will build the foundations and skills which will enable you to be successful on a Level 3 study programme.

 

Course Content

Course Content

The course covers all three sciences and has divided the content into two main sections, which contain connections between areas of biology, physics and chemistry. Some of the topics you will study include:

  • Transport over larger distances: systems in animals and plants and how these systems interact.
  • Interactions with the environment: the effects of factors in the environment on organisms, how our choices affect our health.
  • How organisms, species, living and non-living systems change over time.
  • Movement and interactions: rates of change of motion and direction of large and small objects, and chemical changes. Guiding Spaceship Earth towards a sustainable future: resources of materials and energy

Assessment

  • 100% Exam
  • Exam Board: AQA

Special Features

There’s no better way to learn about science than through purposeful practical activities as part of day- to-day teaching and learning. Our practical’s are clearly laid out in the specification, so you know exactly what’s required.

 

Entry Requirements

  • At least 3 GCSEs at Grade 4.
  • Grade 3 in GCSE English and GCSE Maths.
  • Students who have not achieved a Grade 4 in GCSE English and/or GCSE Maths must retake these as part of their study programme.

Please note; you may be required to pay course costs towards your study on this course. Please click here for a full list of 2021/2022 course costs. 

After Long Road

Students who have completed the Level 2 programme and achieved the necessary entry grades can follow courses in Science at Level 3 either as Applied or A level. Some of our best students have come through this route and have developed as excellent independent learners who achieve above expectations at Level 3 .

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