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Clare Mount SpecialistSports College

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Year 11 Schemes

Year 11:

The Science department offers the following courses:

  • Pearson Edexcel GCSE Combined Science course
  • Pearson Edexcel BTEC Level 1 Applied Science course

The students are placed on the course  that staff feel is most appropriate, taking into consideration their needs and strengths. 


 The GCSE course is assessed by a written exam consisting of 6, 1 hour 10 minute; papers are taken at the end of Year 11. These groups have 5 lessons per week.


 To see details of the syllabus click here


In the BTEC Level 1 Applied Science course  there are no examinations; it is assessed by 100% coursework with students building up a portfolio of assignments throughout the 2 years of the course. We also focus on developing independence and practical skills to enable our students to become confident scientists with a love of learning. 


To see details of the syllabus click here.