Double Award Science

Heads of Dept: Mrs M Watson,
Mr B Purcell, Dr L Mawhinney


Staff in department

Mr P Laird, Mrs K Barnett, Mrs L Steen, Miss S Lindsay, Mrs Given, Mrs L Gilpin, Mrs J Duffy, Mr R McKeague, Miss G Craig, Mr J Dixon, Mrs M Brolly, Miss T Donaghy

GCSE

  • GCSE exam board: CCEA
GCSE% of GCSE gradeHow is it assessed?Unit title
Biology Unit 1:11%External written exam Foundation and Higher Tiers: 1 hourLiving Processes and Biodiversity
Chemistry Unit 1:11%External written exam Foundation and Higher Tiers: 1 hourStructures, Trends and Chemical Reactions
Physics Unit 1:11%External written exam Foundation and Higher Tiers: 1 hourForce and Motion, Energy, Moments, and Radioactivity
Biology Unit 2:14%External written exam Foundation and Higher Tiers: 1 hourBody Systems, Genetics, Microorganisms and Health
Chemistry Unit 2:14%External written exam Foundation and Higher Tiers: 1 hourFurther Chemical Reactions and Organic Chemistry
Physics Unit 2:14%External written exam Foundation and Higher Tiers: 1 hourWaves, Sound and Light, Electricity, and the Earth and Universe
Practical Skills Unit25%Controlled assessment

Students complete two controlled assessment tasks. The two tasks must come from different subject areas within the specification.
Practical Skills