GCSE Combined Science

Subject: Science
Qualification Type: 2xGCSE
Exam Board: Edexcel
Subject Leader: Mr Lomasney

Course Description

GCSE Science at Wingfield leads to 2 GCSE grades, both awarded at the end of Y11.

Combined science explores key scientific ideas and looking at how science has impacted on society. The later modules then build on these to further develop scientific understanding and skills.

Assessment Format

You will gain 2 separate GCSE grades.

Combined science is offered at foundation level (for students targeting grades 1-5) and higher level (for students targeting grades 5-9).

Assessment is via 2 Biology exams, 2 Chemistry exams and 2 Physics exams. Each exam is 70 minutes long.

Marks form all exams are added together and the final combined science grades are awarded.

All Science exams are taken at the end of Y11.

Possible Progression (including careers and further education)

  • Further science study, including A-levels and University
  • Any Scientific career
  • Any engineering career