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Science

Pupils carry out a two year Science Entry level qualification. The course prepares pupils for further studies in science, e.g. GCSE Applied Science (Single Award), or science related vocational courses. Pupils will utilise on skills learnt through Key Stage 3 and develop:

● knowledge and understanding of key areas of science and its application

● interest in and enthusiasm for science

● competence and confidence in a variety of practical, and problem solving

skills

● understanding of the scientific process

● scientific enquiry and modelling skills and understanding in laboratory, and

work-related contexts

● understanding of the relationships between data, evidence and explanations

and their ability to evaluate scientific methods, evidence and conclusions

● understanding of how society makes decisions about scientific issues

● communication, mathematical and technological skills in scientific contexts