Single Award Science

Head of Dept: Dr L. Mawhinney


Staff in department

Mrs K. Barnett, Miss G. Craig, Miss S. Lindsay.

GCSE

GCSE exam board: CCEA

GCSE% of GCSE gradeHow is it assessed?Unit title
Unit 125%1 written exam lasting 1hr 15mins (Higher Tier) or 1hr (Foundation Tier). Usually sat in February of Year 11.Biology: Section A: Staying Alive Section B: Human Activity & Health
Unit 225%1 written exam lasting 1hr 15mins (Higher Tier) or 1hr (Foundation Tier). Usually sat in November of Year 12.Chemistry: Section A: Chemical Patterns and Our Environment Section B: Materials & Their Management
Unit 325%1 written exam lasting 1hr 15mins (Higher Tier) or 1hr (Foundation Tier). Usually sat in May/June of Year 12.Physics: Section A: Electricity, Waves & Communication Section B: Fossil Fuels, Road Transport and Safety, Radioactivity,
and Earth in Space
Unit 425%Controlled Assessment completed in classIn one topic area from Unit 1, 2, or 3 they will complete the following tasks: Planning and Risk Assessment, Data Collection, & Processing, Analysis and Evaluation of Results.