Key Stage 5

Biology OCR A Level

A flexible approach where the specification is divided into topics, each covering different key concepts of Biology.  Teaching of practical skills integrated with theoretical topics and they are assessed through the written papers.  The Practical Endorsement will also support the development of practical skills.

Module 1 Development of practical skills in Biology
Module 2 Foundations in Biology
Module 3 Exchange and Transport
Module 4 Biodiversity, Evolution and Disease
Module 5 Communications, Homeostasis and Energy
Module 6 Genetics, Evolution and Ecosystem

Chemistry OCR A Level

A flexible approach where the specification is divided into topics, each covering different key concepts of Chemistry.  Teaching of practical skills integrated with theoretical topics and they are assessed both through written papers and practical endorsement.

Module 1 Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry
Module 2 Foundations in Chemistry
Module 3 Periodic Table and Energy
Module 4 Core Organic Chemistry
Module 5 Physical Chemistry and Transition Elements
Module 6 Organic Chemistry and Analysis

Physics OCR A Level

A flexible approach where the specification is divided into topics, each covering different key concepts of Physics.  As students progress through the course, they build on their knowledge of the laws of Physics, applying their understanding to areas from sub atomic particles to the entire universe.

Module 1 Development of Practical Skills In Physics
Module 2 Foundations of Physics
Module 3 Forces and Motion
Module 4 Electrons, Waves and Photons
Module 5 Newtonian World and Astrophysics
Module 6 Particles and Medical Physics

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Applied Science

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Applied Science provides an alternative to A Level courses with no exams and assessment through 100% coursework.  The course comprises mandatory units plus optional units that provide a combined total of 120 credits equivalent to two A Levels.  All units must be completed for the full two year course.

Fundamentals of Science Mathematical Calculations for Science
Working in the Science Industry Human Physiology
Scientific Investigation Biochemistry
Scientific Practical Techniques Genetics
Perceptions of Science Diseases
Using Mathematical Tools for Science Astronomy

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