Science gcse

Vocational qualification

In Richmond upon Thames

£ 398 VAT inc.

Description

  • Typology

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Richmond upon thames

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Course Overview:
This course follows the AQA GCSE Science A syllabus. It is a linear syllabus suitable for the post-16 student. You will need a sound knowledge of Maths and English to succeed on this course and you will need to have knowledge of how you learn - your preferred learning style for example - as well as a knowledge and understanding of study skills. There is one controlled assessment, consisting of planning and carrying out an investigation and two written tests in class time. This is a busy and comprehensive written examination based course.

Facilities

Location

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Richmond upon Thames (London)
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Parkshot, TW9 2RE

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Subjects

  • Materials
  • Sound
  • English
  • Maths
  • GCSE Physics
  • Communication Training
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Works
  • Biology
  • Electrical
  • Evaluation
  • Planning

Course programme

Course Content:
There are 4 Sections on this Syllabus:
How Science Works
The thinking behind the doing
Fundamental ideas
Observation as a stimulus to investigation
Designing an investigation
Making measurements
Presenting data
Using data to draw conclusions
Evaluation
Societal aspects of scientific evidence
Limitations of Scientific Evidence
Biology
Keeping Healthy
Nerves and hormones
The use and abuse of drugs
Interdependence and Adaptation
Energy and biomass in food chains
Waste materials from plants and animals
Genetic variation and its control
Evolution
Chemistry
The fundamental ideas in chemistry
Limestone and building materials
Metals and their uses
Crude oil and fuels
Other useful substances from crude oil
Plant oils and their uses
Changes in the earth and its atmosphere
Physics
The transfer of energy by heating processes and the factors that affect the rate at which that energy is transferred
Energy and efficiency
The usefulness of electrical appliances
Methods we use to generate electricity
The use of waves for communication and to provide evidence that the universe is expanding

Assessment Methods:
Your assessment is through 3 x 60 minute exam papers on different nationally set days. You will sit the three exam papers in May. Please note the exam dates and times will be different to your class day and time. Each paper is worth 25% of the marks and the controlled assessment is worth 25% of the marks. You must attend the dates set for controlled assessment, as set by the tutor. There is one controlled assessment, consisting of planning and carrying out an investigation and two written tests in class time.

Science gcse

£ 398 VAT inc.