Y10: GCSE Science

In year 10, all students will complete the Science A GCSE. We follow the AQA examination board and students will sit 3 examinations in the summer. Biology 1, Chemistry 1 and Physics 1. The marks for these 3 examinations together with the internal assessment count towards this GCSE grade.

The content covered in year 10 is the same for each of the sets from 10j1-10w2.

Biology 1
B1.1 Keeping Healthy
B1.2 Nerves & hormones
B1.3 The use & abuse of drugs
B1.4 Independence & adaptation
B1.5&6 Energy & waste materials
B1.7 Genetic variation & its control
B1.8 Evolution

Chemistry 1
C1.1 The fundamental ideas in chemistry
C1.2 Limestone & building materials
C1.3 Metals & their uses
C1.4&5 Crude oil & fuels
C1.6 Plant oils & their uses
C1.7 Changes in the Earth & it’s atmosphere

Physics 1
P1.1 Energy transfer
P1.2&3 Energy & efficiency
P1.4 Generating electricity
P1.5 Waves & red shift

In order to further enhance student understanding, each student has a login to Kerboodle. Once logged in, students have access to an online textbook that supports the course and is free to use. Click here to visit Kerboodle

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