Key Stage 4

GCSE AQA Combined science trilogy (old dual award)

Lessons

Year 9: Pupils receive 9 hours a fortnight covering all aspects of biology chemistry and physics.

Year 10/11: Pupils receive 10 hours a fortnight covering all aspects of biology chemistry and physics.

Specification topics covered

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/combined-science-trilogy-8464/specification-at-a-glance

End of year 11 assessments

There are six (1 hr and 15 min) papers: two biology, two chemistry and two physics.

 

GCSE AQA single sciences in Biology, Chemistry and Physics (old triple award)

Lessons

Year 9: Pupils receive 9 hours a fortnight covering all aspects of biology chemistry and physics.

Year 10/11: Pupils receive 5 hours a fortnight (15 hours in total) for each of the aspects of biology chemistry and physics.

Specification topics covered

Biology: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/biology-8461/specification-at-a-glance

Chemistry: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/chemistry-8462/specification-at-a-glance

Physics: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/physics-8463/specification-at-a-glance

End of year 11 assessments

For each subject there are two (1 hr and 45 min) papers: two biology, two chemistry and two physics.