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Course Overview

Science attempts to explain the world in which we live and the impact that technologies have on our society and our environment. Scientists try to explain and solve problems using evidence.

Studying GCSE Science will give you skills that will help in other areas of your learning for example, understanding data, writing hypothesis and asking questions in group discussions.

Course Topics

  • Bonding & Calculations
  • Cells, Organs & Populations
  • Electricity & Radioactivity
  • Energy
  • Environment and Evolution
  • Enzymes & Genetics
  • Force and their efforts
  • How Science Works
  • Human Biology
  • Oils, Earth and Atmosphere
  • Products from Rocks
  • Waves & the Universe
  • Reaction Rates, Salts & Electrolysis

Course Features

Completing this course will allow you to gain a nationally recognised qualification in order to enter higher education or employment and will gain you access onto other Level 3 qualifications including BTECs and A Levels in the pure Sciences.

You will understand the role of the scientist, their relationship with the scientific community and their responsibilities towards the community and the environment.


  • Exam: 100%  (6 exams)
  • Awarding Body: AQA

Where Courses Become Careers

Most employers and educational progression routes expect all students to have a GCSE in Maths, English and Science. Here at the Sixth Form College you can study GCSE Science alongside other GCSEs or A Levels and/or BTEC courses.

Make your mark

You will develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

During this course you will acquire technical and employability skills, knowledge and understanding.


If you are unsure what course you think you should choose or what career you would like to aspire towards then contact Admissions:

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