Why study Science?
What courses are available?
What do these Science courses involve?
Both Core Science and Additional Science are based on the study of aspects of:
How are the courses assessed?
Both courses are taught in Modular form. This means that the students are continually assessed throughout Year 11 and Year 12 for core science and additional science.
NB: Coursework is an essential part of both courses.
Tiers of entry and achievable grades:
Additional Science Foundation C – G Core Science Foundation C – G
A Double Award Science (Core Science plus Additional Science) is necessary for those who wish to study a Science subject at ‘A’ Level or take National Diplomas in Sports Science, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Engineering or Health and Social Care.
A Single Award Science (Core Science) is beneficial to study NVQ’s in Beauty, Hairdressing, Meat Technology, Electrical Installation, Plumbing or Catering and Hospitality. It is useful for all vocational training courses.