Key Stage 4 Triple Science

Key Stage 4: Triple Science (AQA Chemistry 8462, Physics 8463, Biology 8461): This course starts in year 9 and takes them through until the end of year 11. Students will be awarded 3 GCSEs in total, one for each Chemistry, Physics and Biology. They will sit 6 exams (two Biology, two Chemistry and two Physics).

The content covered is:

Biology: Cell Biology, Organisation, Infection and response, Bioenergetics, Homeostasis and response, Inheritance, variation and evolution, Ecology

Chemistry: Atomic structure and the periodic table, Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter, Quantitative Chemistry, Chemical changes, Energy changes, The rate and extent of chemical change, Organic Chemistry, Chemical analysis, Chemistry of the atmosphere, Using resources.

Physics: Energy, Electricity, Particle model of matter, Atomic structure, Forces, Waves, Magnetism and electromagnetism.