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Year 10

Year 10

Students are studying OCR Twenty First Century Core Science GCSE. The course consists of 9 modules split into 3 exams and examined at the end of the year. There are also 2 pieces of coursework worth 25% of their total grade. They will study genetics, how the body fights off disease, how life on Earth developed, pollution, properties of materials, uses of chemicals, Earth and Space, electromagnetic radiation and energy and efficiency. As well as the scientific skills needed to analyse and evaluate data.

A link to the specification can be found here: http://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/82529-specification.pdf

A link to a revision website can be found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/21c/