GCSE Triple Science

Subject:Triple Science
Qualification Type:3x GCSE (Biology, Chemistry & Physics)
Exam Board:OCR B (Gateway Science)
Subject Leader:Mr Lomasney

Course Description

These courses cover all the content covered in Core and Additional Science plus extra topics to add depth to your scientific knowledge and understanding, how science works and the study of elements of applied science, with particular reference to professional scientists.
It is a great way of preparing for A-Levels in the Sciences as the extra topics bridge the gap between GCSE and ALevel.

Assessment Format

You will gain 3 separate GCSE grades, one of each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Each qualification is assessed by taking 2 exams (worth 75% of the grade) and then a piece of controlled assessment (worth the remaining 25%).

All the exams are taken at the end of Y11.

Possible Progression (including careers and further education)

Further science study, including A-levels and University

  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Science
  • Engineering