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Combined Science: Trilogy (2 GCSE’s)

1-9 GCSE 2017-18 Exams

Combined Science: Trilogy (2 GCSE’s)

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/combined-science-trilogy-8464/specification-at-a-glance

There are six papers: two biology, two chemistry and two physics.

Each of the papers will assess knowledge and understanding from distinct topic areas.

This qualification is linear. Linear means that students will sit all their exams at the end of the course.

How its assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier
  • 70 marks
  • 16.7% of GCSE

Question Type

Multiple choice, structured, closed short answer, and open response.

 

Exam Date

Paper

What’s Assessed

14th May 2019

 

Biology Paper 1

Biology topics 1–4:

  • Cell Biology
  • Organisation
  • Infection and response
  • Bioenergetics

 

7th June 2019

Biology Paper 2

Biology topics 5–7:

  • Homeostasis and response
  • Inheritance, variation and evolution
  • Ecology.

16th May 2019

Chemistry Paper 1

Chemistry topics 8–12:

  • Atomic structure and the periodic table
  • Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter
  • Quantitative chemistry
  • Chemical changes
  • Energy changes

12th June 2019

Chemistry Paper 2

Chemistry topics 13–17:

  • The rate and extent of chemical change
  • Organic chemistry
  • Chemical analysis
  • Chemistry of the atmosphere
  • Using resources

22rd May 2019

Physics Paper 1

Physics topics 18–21:

  • Energy
  • Electricity
  • Particle model of matter
  • Atomic structure.

14th June 2019

Physics Paper 2

Physics topics 22–24:

  • Forces
  • Waves
  • Magnetism and electromagnetism

 

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