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Science Double Award at Madeley Academy

Course description

In Science there are a range of courses planned to meet individual students' needs. The Science team will guide students on to one of the following courses starting in Year 10.

The vast majority of students will progress onto the additional Science course in year 11 which is worth a further single GCSE, allowing students to gain two GCSE grades in Science over two years.

Course content

High ability students in Science will be given the opportunity to study three separate GCSE courses in Physics, Biology and Chemistry. This will allow students to achieve three GCSE grades over two years.

During Year 10 and 11, some students will follow the OCR National Level 2 Award in Science. Equivalent to 2 GCSEs at grade A*-C. This course takes a broad approach to Science enabling students to develop workplace skills and an excellent understanding of the commercial applications of Science.

Entry requirements

No Formal Entry Requirements


During Year 10 some students will follow the Gateway Science course which comprises of aspects of Physics, Biology and Chemistry; this involves examinations in Year 10, and students who successfully complete the course will achieve a single GCSE at the end of Year 10.

Further information

Please contact Madeley Academy for further information.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Madeley Academy directly.

Last updated date: 15 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 3 Years