Science (Core) GCSE at Merrill Academy
This qualification identifies the activities and experiences you will come across in everyday life, and links these to scientific ideas and your implications for society. It provides the opportunity to acquire the scientific skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for life as a citizen.
The GCSE consists of three components:
Module B1: Understanding Organisms
Module C1: Carbon Chemistry
Module P1: Energy for the Home
Module B2: Understanding Our Environment
Module C2: Chemical Resources
Module P2: Living For the Future (Energy Resources)
This controlled assessment unit:
- comprises one assessment task, split into three parts
- is assessed by teachers, internally standardised and then externally moderated by OCR
- assesses the quality of written communication.
Modules B1, C1 & P1 – Worth 35% of total GCSE
Modules B2, C2 & P2 – Worth 40% of total GCSE
Controlled Assessment: 25%
Completing this course at grade ‘C ‘is an essential basis for studying A Level Science subjects and is required for entry into professions such as Teaching, Nursing and Medicine.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Merrill Academy directly.