Presentation on theme: "GCSE Science Assessment – 2 Sciences or double award."— Presentation transcript:
GCSE Science Assessment – 2 Sciences or double award
What Science qualifications could your child be studying? 2 separate GCSE’s – core and additional (dual award) Or 2 separate BTEC 1 st –Applied Science & Principles of Science Or 3 separate Science GCSEs-Biology, Chemistry and Physics
GCSE Core Science? Equal weighting given to Chemistry, Physics and Biology. All study and assessment done in yr10 Assessment: B1 1 hour written exam 25% C1 1 hour written exam 25% P1 1 hour written exam 25% CAU 25% All learners follow AQA Science A GCSE
Equal weighting given to Chemistry, Physics and Biology. Study and assessment in year 11 Assessment: B2 1 hour written exam 25% C2 1 hour written exam 25% P2 1 hour written exam 25% CAU 25% Additional Science GCSE?
What else do we do? After school revision/booster sessions lessons available to all pupils during the year and prior to external exams. For GCSE pupils do 2 ’mocks’ per unit, enabling us and you to see how pupils are progressing Homeworks are mostly exam style questions and graded to GCSE standards.
What can you do? Ensure your child is taking all steps to revise and review their learning- regularly/weekly ( www.my- gcsescience.com) Use your child’s G2B to monitor their performance in external and internal exams or BTEC assignments Contact your child’s science teacher or Ms West if you have any concerns or queries