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KS4 Combined Science

KS4 Combined Science

Key Course Information

Students following this course will be studying the Edexcel (9-1) specification.

The course is taught with a linear structure and all exams are taken at the end of year 11.

There is no coursework element, however there are 18 mandatory core practical activities that will be covered in class and which the students could be examined on.

There are six 70minute exams, 2 Biology, 2 Chemistry, 2 Physics. Each exam has a total of 60 marks and is equally weighted.

We strongly recommend that you purchase a revision guide through school to support your child in revision for assessments and also to reinforce concepts taught in class on a regular basis.

Skills Learned in Combined Science

Each of the skills below is covered each term across all 3 years.

  • Recall of scientific content
  • Application of scientific content
  • Data interpretation
  • Extended answering
  • Manipulation of scientific content/mathematical skills
  • Experimental methods