This is a single award GCSE in Science (Edexcel Core Science). It covers aspects of all three sciences: Biology, Chemistry and Physics. This course aims to provide a basic grounding in all three scientific disciplines for those students who want the qualification in order to pursue a specific career eg primary school teacher.
Are there any additional costs?
You will need to buy a textbook which the tutor will advise you on at the first class. On the first class please bring pen, pencil, eraser, ruler and paper.
What will the course enable me to achieve?
You can achieve a GCSE in Science.
How will I be taught?
The teaching will be fairly formal and will include using basic laboratory equipment. The three sciences are taught in rotation with internal assessments interspersed throughout.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment will be made through a mixture of externally examined multiple choice module tests and internally examined written exams and practical tests.
After completing your GCSE you may like to consider moving on to an A Level course but there are many avenues to take after completing this qualification.