All students in year 10 are working towards completing an entry level certificate in science and will then move on to study GCSE Biology. This is following the AQA specification. Both the entry level and the GCSE have required practicals that students are expected to know about.
In the GCSE students will cover topics such as Cells, Inheritance, Infection and Homeostasis.
All students in year 11 are studying the level 2 BTEC first in Principles of applied science. This covers key elements of Biology, Chemistry and Physics. In lessons student are working through 10 coursework assignments, this is worth 75% of the final grade.
Any student that has not yet taken the unit 1 exam has been entered for this on Monday 2nd March (am).