Science A GCSE Level 2 at Nottingham Academy
– Students who wish to improve their science GCSE grade,
– BTEC students who require a science GCSE for a particular
course or job.
– RESIT Science A: 4 units: Biology 1, Chemistry 1 and Physics 1
with an Investigative Skills Assessment.
Resit students will only study for the resit they require which
could comprise of any of the above two combinations for
example if resitting Science A they may do the Investigative
Skills Assessment and Biology 1. For Additional science they
may need to do Chemistry and Physics 2.
BTEC students: all units of Science A.
The course depends on the students who apply and is tailored
to them. The onus of this course is upon the student’s ability to
be independent learners as the course will be taught 3 lessons
a week and will require students to do a lot of independent
study in their own time. The course is designed to improve the
current GCSE grades of those students who did not achieve as
well as they had hoped.
There is the possibility of students who took BTEC science to take the Science A course if they
require the GCSE for a specific higher education course or career but places are limited.
Usually 5 GCSEs at grade D/E or above,however, applications will be
taken into consideration depending on previous educational background.
Examinations in May/June and the Investigative Skills
Assessment to be completed by Easter.
– Resit Core and Additional Science students: A-level sciences
(Grades B and above in both Core and Additional).
– BTEC students: BTEC level 3 Science (Minimum Grade C).
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nottingham Academy directly.