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Science


Science at Hartismere

Head of Department : Mr G Luxton

Yr10 Science group

Course

Yr 11

Science group

Course

10 Green

GCSE Biology, GCSE Chemistry + GCSE Physics

[6 external exams at the end of year 11]

11 Green

GCSE Triple Science

10 Blue

GCSE Science (higher tier)
Two external exams in summer of year10.

11 Blue

GCSE Additional Science (H tier)

Two external exams in summer of year11.

10 Violet

GCSE Science (higher tier)

Two external exams in summer of year10.

11 Violet

GCSE Additional Science (H tier)

Two external exams in summer of year11.

10 Red

GCSE Science

Two external exams in summer of year10.

(both Foundation and Higher tiers - with the level of entry

reviewed according to individual performance

over the first half of the year)

11 Red

GCSE Additional Science

(F and H tiers)

Two external exams in summer of year11.

10BTEC

Edexcel level 2 BTEC First Award in Principles of Applied Science

(equivalent to one GCSE, if passed)

[1hr 15min external exam in summer of year 10]

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]


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.
Asteroid impact risks 'underplayed'
A visualisation showing where sizeable asteroids have hit the Earth in recent years has been released by the B612 Foundation.
Mystery of 'ocean quacks' solved
The mystery of a bizarre quacking sound often heard in the Southern Ocean has finally been solved, scientists report.
Graphene 'made with kitchen blender'
Scientists have outlined how they managed to make the wonder material graphene using a kitchen blender.
Flood defence assessment completed
For the first time in its history, the Environment Agency assesses the state of all flood defences in England following 'unpr...

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: 256 | 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: 261 | 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: 237 | Comments: 3

7F Animal Creations View...
How our imaginary animals are adapted to their environments.
Created 19/05/11 by S Arthur | Clicks: 455 | 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: 272 | Comments: 1


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