Science B - Gateway (GCSE) at Abbot Beyne High School - a Specialist Visual Arts College
What will I study? A wide range of topics covering science in the everyday world and in the press. The course is designed to inform the citizens of the future. The topics studied will be: Biology – Understanding Ourselves, Understanding Our Environment, Living and Growing, and It’s a Green World. Chemistry – Carbon Chemistry, Rocks and Metals, The Periodic Table, and Chemical Economics. Physics – Energy For The Home, Living For The Future, Forces For Transport and Radiation For Life.
Successful completion of KS3.
You could take this course, which is equivalent to two GCSE's, to prepare for advanced level courses such as an A/AS Level in Science and specialise in one area of science or you may need to strengthen your grades by completing a foundation or intermediate vocational qualification. With further training, you could go into a job related to science such as a Teacher, Pharmacist or Science Technician . You could also go straight into employment and do further training or part time study with the support of your employer.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Abbot Beyne High School - a Specialist Visual Arts College directly.