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Clare Mount SpecialistSports College

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Year 10 Schemes

Year 10:

This year there are 4 groups in year 10.


1 group is following the Pearson Edexcel GCSE Combined Science course. This is assessed by a written exam consisting of 6, 1 hour 10 minute, papers are taken at the end of year 11. This group have 5 lessons per week.


To see details of the syllabus click here.


The other 3 groups, who have 3 lessons per week, are following the Pearson Edexcel BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Applied Science course. This is assessed by 100% coursework with students building up a portfolio of assignments throughout the 2 years of the course.


The BTEC Level 1 qualification is equivalent to a lower grade GCSE and covers the National Curriculum Key Stage 4 programme of study for Science.


To see details of the syllabus click here.

Our students will need to complete units 3, 4, 5 and 6 to achieve their BTEC Level 1 qualification.

This year each group will do some Chemistry, Biology and Horticulture. In year 11 the groups will study Physics and further aspects of Biology and Chemistry.