Science Core GCSE at City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College
Science attempts to explain the world in which we live and the impact that technologies have on our society and our environment. Scientists try to explain and solve problems using evidence.
Studying GCSE Science will give you skills that will help in other areas of your learning for example, understanding data, writing hypothesis and asking questions in group discussions.
Topics you will study:
• How Science Works
• Human Biology
• Environment and Evolution
• Products from Rocks
• Oils, Earth and Atmosphere
• Waves & the Universe
2-3 GCSEs at grade C or equivalent, remainder at D/E. This is a guideline rather than a requirement and the college will create a programme most suitable for you.
Awarding Body: AQA
Results 2016: 100%
- Exam 75%
- Coursework – 25%
This course is free to students aged 16-19 years old
Most employers and educational progression routes expect all students to have a GCSE in Maths, English and Science. Here at the Sixth Form College you can study GCSE Science alongside other GCSEs or A Levels and/or BTEC courses.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Careers Personal Adviser in school or speak to your teachers. Attend a college Open Evening and chat to our teaching staff, college careers staff and Liaison Team
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College directly.