GCSE Combined Science

Course Description


A wide range of topics will be covered within the separate science disciplines of Biology, Chemistry and Physics. This leads to the award of two GCSE grades at the end of Year 11.


Course Content


GCSE study in the sciences provides the foundation for understanding the material world. Scientific understanding is changing our lives and is vital to the world’s future prosperity. All students should learn essential aspects of the knowledge, methods, processes and uses of science.


Specific subject content can be accessed at the exam board website listed below.




6 external examinations taken at the end of year 11 in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.


Future Opportunities


This pathway provides a firm basis for A-Level courses in Applied Science and in some cases students can follow the A-level Biology, Chemistry and Physics pathways.


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