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Welcome To The Science Department Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Welcome to the Science Department
  • 2. AS/A2 courses in the sixth form
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • All 3 courses follow OCR syllabi
  • 3. AS course structure
    • 2 theory modules examined January & June
    • 80 % of AS ( 40 % of A2)
    • 1 practical module – tasks take place throughout the year
    • 20 % of AS (10 % of A2)
  • 4. A2 course structure
    • 2 theory modules examined in January & June
    • 40 % of A2
    • 1 practical module, tasks take place throughout the year
    • 10 % of A2
  • 5.
    • All students receive 2 text books and a revision guide
    • There is regular formal assessment with feedback
  • 6. Last year’s results
    • Biology A2 – 100 % pass rate
    • Chemistry A2 – 100 % pass rate
    • Physics A2 – 75 % pass rate
    • (all students who passed gained at
    • least a grade C)
  • 7. Destination of leavers’
    • Students are taking the following courses at university:
    • Medicine
    • Chemical engineering
    • Biochemistry
    • Biomedical sciences