Science (Entry Level)
Students cover the basic ideas and principles of all three Sciences in this course. The emphasis is on applying the sciences in a useful way to everyday things. Much of the learning is practical based.
How is the course structured and graded?
The course consists of a number of small units in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Each unit has a short test and a ‘Can Do Task’. Assessment is by means of accumulating points from the short tests and tasks as well as a longer assessed practical.
Will this course be suitable for me?
If you are working at Level 3 to 5 in Year 9 this is the course for you. Your teacher will help advise you on what is the most suitable science course.
What could this course lead to?
By completing this course to a good standard you could then progress to studying GCSE Biology in the Sixth Form.
OCR Entry Level Science Science Plus
Accepted for Sixth Form entry into Level 2 qualifications