GCSE Additional Science A uses different contexts to relate science concepts to their applications. Focusing on scientific explanations and models, it gives students an insight into how scientists help develop our understanding of ourselves and the world we live in.
GCSE Additional Science A provides distinctive and relevant experience for learners who wish to progress to Level 3 qualifications.
At Denton Community College we follow Route 1 of the OCR GCSE course using Units A162, A172 and A182 from Additional Science A.
Module B4: The processes of life
Module B5: Growth and development
Module B6: Brain and mind
Module C4: Chemical patterns
Module C5: Chemicals of the natural environment
Module C6: Chemical synthesis
(ADDITIONAL SCIENCE A)
Module P4: Explaining motion
Module P5: Electric circuits
Module P6: Radioactive materials
Controlled assessment Comprises a Practical Investigation from a choice set by OCR
Assessed by teachers, internally standardised and externally moderated by OCR
Assesses the quality of written communication