GCSE units

GCSE Science covers units 1-3 for each subject. GCSE Additional science covers units 4-6 for each subject and triple scientists study all units. B7, C7 and P7 contain much more content than all other units.

Biology

Unit Qualification Completion date
B1 You and your genes

 

Science

Triple

Y9
B2 Keeping healthy

 

Science

Triple

Y10 25th Sept 2015

Y10 18th Sept 2015

B3 Life on earth

 

Science

Triple

Y10 12th Feb 2016

Y10 26th Nov 2015

B4 The processes of life

 

Additional Science

Triple

Y11 18th Sept 2015

Y10 5th Feb 2016

B5 Growth and development

 

Additional Science

Triple

Y11 26th Nov 2015

Y11 6th Nov 2015

B6 Brain and mind

 

Additional Science

Triple

Y11 4th Mar 2016

Y11 26th Nov 2015

B7 Further biology Triple Y11 25th Mar 2016

 Chemistry

Unit Qualification Internal Assessment Deadline
C1 Air quality

 

Science

Triple

Y9
C2 Material choices

 

Science

Triple

Y10 25th Sept 2015

Y10 18th Sept 2015

C3 Chemicals in our lives: risks and benefits

 

Science

Triple

Y10 12th Feb 2016

Y10 26th Nov 2015

C4 Chemical patterns

 

Additional Science

Triple

Y11 18th Sept 2015

Y10 5th Feb 2016

C5 Chemicals of the natural environment

 

Additional Science

Triple

Y11 26th Nov 2015

Y11 6th Nov 2015

C6 Chemical synthesis

 

Additional Science

Triple

Y11 4th Mar 2016

Y11 26th Nov 2015

C7 Further chemistry

 

Triple Y11 25th Mar 2016

 Physics

Unit Qualification Unit completion date
P1 The Earth in the Universe

 

Science

Triple

Y9
P2 Radiation and life

 

Science

Triple

Y10 25th Sept 2015

Y10 18th Sept 2015

P3 Sustainable energy

 

Science

Triple

Y10 12th Feb 2016

Y10 26th Nov 2015

P4 Explaining motion

 

Additional Science

Triple

Y11 18th Sept 2015

Y10 5th Feb 2016

P5 Electric circuits

 

Additional Science

Triple

Y11 26th Nov 2015

Y11 6th Nov 2015

P6 Radioactive materials

 

Additional Science

Triple

Y11 4th Mar 2016

Y11 26th Nov 2015

P7 Further physics – studying the Universe Triple Y11 25th Mar 2016