Additional Science

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.

 

OVERVIEW

 

UNIT A162

Module B4: The processes of life

Module B5: Growth and development

Module B6: Brain and mind

 

UNIT A172

Module C4: Chemical patterns

Module C5: Chemicals of the natural environment

Module C6: Chemical synthesis

 

UNIT A182

(ADDITIONAL SCIENCE A)

Module P4: Explaining motion

Module P5: Electric circuits

Module P6: Radioactive materials

 

UNIT A154

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