Combined Science Trilogy GCSE
What is the subject and why should you study it?
A high-quality science education provides the foundations for understanding the world through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. Science has changed our lives and is vital to the world’s future prosperity, and all pupils should be taught essential aspects of the knowledge, methods, processes and uses of science. Combined science trilogy qualification for Key Stage 4 suits students of all abilities and all aspirations but taught by specialist teachers in each of the three main science areas biology, chemistry & physics.
|Combined Science – Biology||Combined Science – Chemistry||Combined Science – Physics|
Infection & response
Homeostasis & response
Inheritance, Variation & evolution
|Atomic structure & the periodic table|
Bonding, structure & properties of matter
The rate & extent of chemical change
Chemistry of the atmosphere
Particle model of matter
How is the course assessed?
100% final exams, 6 exam papers, 75 minutes each leading to 2 GCSE Grades awarded on scale from 9-9 to 1-1
Foundation (Grades 5-5 to 1-1) and Higher (Grades 9-9 to 4-4) tiers are available
Specification on exam board website: AQA | GCSE | Combined Science: Trilogy | Specification at a glance