Key Stage 4 Science
The science department offers a range of different courses at GCSE. All courses follow the OCR Twenty First Century Science suites.
The most able students study separate sciences:
These students have 8 lessons of science each week and obtain 3 separate GCSE grades, in the three subjects.
Most other students follow the "double award", have 6 science lessons per week and obtain two GCSEs:
All courses combine
modular exams, which students take in January and June, and
coursework, which is undertaken as integral part of a topic.