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St Peter's School

GCSE - Trilogy

(Year 9 after Easter, Yr10 and Yr11)

We are following the AQA A specification.

Students in groups 9/10/11Sc3 to 9/10/11Sc7 are following the Combined Science Trilogy specification (8464)

 

Trilogy Subject Content:

Biology

Cell biology

Organisation

Infection and response

Bioenergetics

Homeostasis and response

Inheritance, variation and evolution

Ecology

Key ideas

 

Chemistry

Atomic structure and the periodic table

Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter

Quantitative chemistry

Chemical changes

Energy changes

The rate and extent of chemical change

Organic chemistry

Chemical analysis

Chemistry of the atmosphere

Using resources

Key ideas

 

Physics

Energy

Electricity

Particle model of matter

Atomic structure

Forces

Waves

Magnetism and electromagnetism

Key ideas

 

Full specification is available at: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/combined-science-trilogy-8464

Assessments

Paper
Biology Paper 1
Biology paper 2
Chemistry Paper 1
Chemistry Paper 2
Physics Paper 1
Physics Paper 2
What is assessed
Cell biology, Organisation
Infection and response
Bioenergetics
Homeostasis and response; Inheritance, variation and evolution; and Ecology.
Atomic structure and the periodic table; Bonding, structure, and the
properties of matter; Quantitative chemistry; Chemical changes; and Energy changes.
The rate and extent of chemical change; Organic chemistry; Chemical
analysis; Chemistry of the atmosphere; and Using resources.
Energy; Electricity; Particle model of matter; and Atomic structure.
Forces; Waves; and Magnetism and electromagnetism
Length of exam
1hour 15min
1hour 15min
1hour 15min
1hour 15min
1hour 15min
1hour 15min
Total marks available
70
70
70
70
70
70
% GCSE
16.7%
16.7%
16.7%
16.7%
16.7%
16.7%

 

Required Practicals

In addition to the theory pupils will also undertake 21 required practicals. The exams at the end of course will include questions that will assess these practical skills.

 

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