Sussex Downs College

Environmental Science GCSE

Sussex Downs College
In Lewes

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Important information

Typology GCSE
Location Lewes
Duration 1 Year
  • GCSE
  • Lewes
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

There are five major themes: Air, Water and Energy. Rocks and Soils. Organisms in the Environment. Farming, Fishing and Forestry. Waste and Pollution. Some popular topics studied within these themes include the greenhouse effect, energy resources, pollution, waste disposal, wildlife and landscape conservation.

Important information

Government funding available

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Lewes (East Sussex)
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Mountfield Road, BN7 2XH

Starts

On request

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· Requirements

You will need a general education to GCSE standard with good basic literacy and numerical skills. An awareness of some current environmental issues would be an advantage

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Course programme


Environmental Science GCSE

Subject category:
Earth Sciences

What will I study?
There are five major themes: Air, Water and Energy. Rocks and Soils. Organisms in the Environment. Farming, Fishing and Forestry. Waste and Pollution. Some popular topics studied within these themes include the greenhouse effect, energy resources, pollution, waste disposal, wildlife and landscape conservation.

Duration:
One year

Do I need any additional qualifications/ skills?

How will I be assessed?
An external paper of two hours (80% of total marks) A practical Investigation of 2000 words (20% of total marks).

What can I do afterwards?
The course provides a good introduction to AS Environmental Science, which requires a minimum grade C at GCSE Level in addition to other standard college requirements.

Are there any additional costs involved?
There may be an opportunity for local fieldwork, which may involve a small charge.

Location:
Lewes 6th Form College

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