A grade 3 in GCSE Science.
Why Should You Take This Course?
You may need a science GCSE for your chosen career e.g., teaching or nursing. This course needs to be taken as an extra alongside a full course such as Childcare or Health and Social Care.
There will be 10 required practicals during the year that must be completed to pass the course but will not count towards your final grade.
How will I be assessed?
The course will be assessed by exams only. There will be no controlled assessments.
Are there any special expenses?
There may be optional visits involved in the course. It is advisable to purchase a revision guide. You may need to purchase a lab coat and goggles.
What could I do next?
A GCSE in Biology is a good qualification for many other courses and is necessary for careers such as teaching and nursing. It may allow you to progress to A Level Biology if you have an additional Science GCSE at 6 or above or equivalent.
If you wish to apply for 2023-24 academic year, please complete the online application form.