Combined Science

COURSE TITLE
GCSE Science – Combined Science – Trilogy
EXAM BOARD
AQA
COURSE CONTENT
Biology Chemistry Physics
Cell Biology;
Organisation;
Infection and response;
Bioenergetics.
Homeostasis and response;
Inheritance, variation and evolution;
Ecology.
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.
Energy;
Electricity;
Particle model of matter;
Atomic structure.
Forces;
Waves;
Magnetism and electromagnetism
OVERVIEW OF ASSESSMENT
Biology Chemistry Physics
Paper 1

What’s assessed

Biology topics 1–4:

Cell Biology;

Organisation;

Infection and response;

Bioenergetics.

 

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier
  • 70 marks
  • 16.7% of GCSE
Paper 1

What’s assessed

Chemistry topics 8–12:

Atomic structure and the periodic table; Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter;

Quantitative chemistry;

Chemical changes;

Energy changes.

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier
  • 70 marks
  • 16.7% of GCSE
Paper 1

What’s assessed

Physics topics 18–21:

Energy;

Electricity;

Particle model of matter;

Atomic structure.

 

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier
  • 70 marks
  • 16.7% of GCSE
Paper 2

What’s assessed

Biology topics 5-7:

Homeostasis and response;

Inheritance, variation and evolution;

Ecology.

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier
  • 70 marks

• 16.7% of GCSE

Paper 2

What’s assessed

Chemistry topics 13–17:

The rate and extent of chemical change; Organic chemistry;

Chemical analysis;

Chemistry of the atmosphere;

Using resources.


How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier
  • 70 marks

• 16.7% of GCSE

Paper 2

What’s assessed

Physics topics 22–24:

Forces;

Waves;

Magnetism and electromagnetism

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier
  • 70 marks

• 16.7% of GCSE

RECOMMENDED READING / LINKS
Biology Chemistry Physics
New Grade 9-1 GCSE Biology: AQA
Revision Guide with Online EditionBrand new for the Grade 9-1 course, this book covers every topic from AQA GCSE Chemistry as well as required practical activities.

Practice questions at the end of each page to test students on what they have learned (with step-by-step answers at the back).

A free Online Edition of the whole book is also included – code on the inside cover

ISBN –  978 1 78294 576 5

New Grade 9-1 GCSE Chemistry: AQA
Revision Guide with Online EditionBrand new for the Grade 9-1 course, this book covers every topic from AQA GCSE Chemistry as well as required practical activities.

Practice questions at the end of each page to test students on what they have learned (with step-by-step answers at the back).

A free Online Edition of the whole book is also included – code on the inside cover

ISBN –  978 1 78294 557 4

New Grade 9-1 GCSE Physics: AQA
Revision Guide with Online EditionBrand new for the Grade 9-1 course, this book covers every topic from AQA GCSE Chemistry as well as required practical activities.

Practice questions at the end of each page to test students on what they have learned (with step-by-step answers at the back).

A free Online Edition of the whole book is also included – code on the inside cover

ISBN –  978 1 78294 558 1

New Grade 9-1 GCSE Biology AQA Complete Revision & Practice with Online Edition

Brand new for the Grade 9-1 course, this book covers every topic from AQA GCSE Biology.

Study notes
Examples
Diagrams
Required Practicals

A free Online Edition of the whole book is also included – code on the inside cover

ISBN – 978 1 78294 589 5

New Grade 9-1 GCSE Chemistry AQA Complete Revision & Practice with Online Edition

Brand new for the Grade 9-1 course, this book covers every topic from AQA GCSE Biology.

Study notes
Examples
Diagrams
Required Practicals

A free Online Edition of the whole book is also included – code on the inside cover

ISBN – 978 1 78294 584 0

New Grade 9-1 GCSE Physics AQA Complete Revision & Practice with Online Edition

Brand new for the Grade 9-1 course, this book covers every topic from AQA GCSE Biology.

Study notes
Examples
Diagrams
Required Practicals

A free Online Edition of the whole book is also included – code on the inside cover

ISBN – 978 1 78294 585 7