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Science

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Science at Hartismere

Head of Department : Mr G Luxton

Yr10 Science group

Course

Yr 11

Science group

Course

10 Green

GCSE Biology (J263),

GCSE Chemistry (J264) &

GCSE Physics (J265)

[6 external exams at the end of year 11]

11 Green

GCSE Biology (J263),
GCSE Chemistry (J264) &
GCSE Physics (J265)

[6 external exams at the

end of year 11]

10 Blue

GCSE Science
(OCR Gateway B)  
syllabus code J261

 

Two external exams in the summer of year10.

1st exam covers units B1, C1 & P1

(1hr 15m)

2nd exam assesses units B2,C2 & P2

(1hr 30m)

 

Pupils will also complete  a minimum of 2 controlled assessment tasks in lesson time over the course of the year as well, which contribute up to 25% towards the GCSE.

11 Blue

 

GCSE Additional Science 
(OCR Gateway B)  
syllabus code J262

 

Two external exams in the summer of year11.

1st exam covers units B3, C3 & P3 (1hr 15m)
2nd exam assesses units B4,C4 & P4 (1hr 30m)

 

Pupils will also complete  a minimum of 2 controlled assessment tasks in lesson time over the course of the year as well, which contribute up to 25% towards the GCSE.

10 Violet

11 Violet

10 Red

11 Red

 10 Orange

11 BTEC

Edexcel level 2 BTEC First Award in Applications of Applied Science (equivalent to one GCSE in Science)

1hr 15min external exam in summer of year 11]

10 Yellow

 


The A level Sciences are very successful - with numbers of 20 and above at AS level in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Applied Science; If you'd like to know more, please consult the subject pages in the index to the left.

BBC News - Science & Environment
The latest stories from the Science & Environment section of the BBC News web site.
Iceland's volcano ash alert lifted
An eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano that briefly threatened air travel has ended, local officials say.
Legal challenge to badger cull fails
A High Court bid to halt this year's badger culling, which will take place without independent monitoring, fails.
Scientists solve 'sliding rocks' puzzle
Scientists have finally worked out how rocks on a dry lake bed in California move across the ground.
DNA tells story of Arctic peopling
A study of genetic sequences sheds light on the settling of the North American Arctic, from ancient 'Paleo-Eskimos' to the mo...

GCSE Science syllabus Download...
For all students in years 9 and also those in year 10 in teaching groups Blue, Violet, Red, Orange and Yellow.
Created 03/07/14 by G Luxton | Clicks: 87 | Comments: 0

HSW keywords (useful for CA's) Download...
Created 01/05/14 by G Luxton | Clicks: 81 | Comments: 0

The Big Bang Eastern - 13th July 2011 View...
At the Imperial War Museum, Duxford, we showed off our Toyota Challenge and Science Club activities. Dozens of other schools were demonstrating their projects too. Visiting pupils got to visit the stands and to see several exciting science shows.
Created 13/07/11 by S Arthur | Clicks: 293 | Comments: 3

Wallace and Gromit Celebration Event View...
30 of our enthusiastic year 7 scientists were invited to spend time making a Wallace and Gromit model vehicle.
Created 08/07/11 by S Arthur | Clicks: 293 | Comments: 2

Science Olympiad 2011 UEA View...
On 28th June 2011 twelve key stage 3 pupils took part in the science olympiad at the University of East Anglia. Take a look at the pictures to see what they got up to.
Created 28/06/11 by S Arthur | Clicks: 266 | Comments: 3

7F Animal Creations View...
How our imaginary animals are adapted to their environments.
Created 19/05/11 by S Arthur | Clicks: 506 | Comments: 12

Fun and Games Go
Here is a link to some educational games on the University of Cambridge website
Modified 15/03/10 by R Peaty | Clicks: 309 | Comments: 1


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