Science

SUBJECT Science
TEACHER IN CHARGE Mrs C Greene
WHAT COURSE DO I FOLLOW? OCR Gateway Science
WHAT WILL I STUDY? ScienceThe OCR Gateway Science Suite offers GCSEs in Core Science, Additional Science and Separate Science GCSEs in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.Students will study the most appropriate course for their ability. Our most able students will study Separate Science GCSEs. The majority of students study Core Science followed by Additional Science (covering topics in all three sciences).

DETAILS OF FORMAL EXAMINATION

All Gateway Science GCSEs involve two unit exams in June.
Each examination has two levels:
Foundation – grades C-G
Higher  – grades A*-C.

COURSEWORK DETAILS

Controlled assessment is an important element of all Gateway GCSEs. Each piece of work is completed in class time under controlled conditions, although some research work can be completed at home.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Our aim is to make Science accessible and enjoyable for all students. We have an extensive programme of enrichment activities including educational visits and STEM workshops for all year groups and all abilities.

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