Triple Science

COURSE TITLE
GCSE Science – Triple Science
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
Space physics
OVERVIEW OF ASSESSMENT
Biology Chemistry Physics
Paper 1

What’s assessed

Topics 1–4:

Cell biology;

Organisation;

Infection and response;

Bioenergetics.

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier
  • 100 marks
  • 50% of GCSE
Paper 1

What’s assessed

Topics 1–5:

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 45 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier
  • 100 marks
  • 50% of GCSE
Paper 1

What’s assessed

Topics 1-4:

Energy;

Electricity;

Particle model of matter;

Atomic structure

 

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier
  • 100 marks

• 50% of GCSE

Paper 2

What’s assessed

Topics 5–7:

Homeostasis and response;

Inheritance, variation and evolution;

Ecology.

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier
  • 100 marks

• 50% of GCSE

Paper 2

What’s assessed

Topics 6–10:
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 45 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier
  • 100 marks

• 50% of GCSE

Paper 2

What’s assessed

Topics 5-8:

Forces;

Waves;

Magnetism and electromagnetism;

Space physics

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier
  • 100 marks

• 50% of GCSE

RECOMMENDED READING / LINKS
Biology Chemistry Physics
New Grade 9-1 GCSE Biology: AQA
Revision Guide with Online Edition

Brand 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 Edition

Brand 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 Edition

Brand 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