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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:

Core Science

Additional Science

All courses combine

  • modular exams, which students take in January and June, and
  • coursework, which is undertaken as integral part of a topic.

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