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Examination Board: Pearson

Course Leader:  Mr D Boreham

Entry Requirements: Minimum 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 mainly at Grade 4 or above.

Course Content:

In the first year, you will learn about the principles and applications of science and cover some of the key concepts at level 3 in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. You will also have a practical introduction to the use of standard laboratory equipment, scientific procedures and techniques. Year 1 is internally assessed.

In the second year, you will learn science investigation skills which is externally assessed. You will also learn about the physiology of human body systems which is internally assessed.

Future Prospects:  This course is a stepping stone to higher education, degree and professional development programmes such as apprenticeships as well as employment.

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