Science Paper 1

Qualification:    GCSE (1-9) Combined Science

Exam Board:      Edexcel

Exam Website:


Exam Dates:

Biology Paper 1:               Tuesday 15th May 2018 (pm)

Topic 1 – Key concepts in biology

Topic 2 – Cells and control

Topic 3 – Genetics

Topic 4 – Natural selection and genetic modification

Topic 5 – Health, disease and the development of medicines


Chemistry Paper 1:         Thursday 17th May 2018 (am)

Topic 1 – Key concepts in chemistry

Topic 2 – States of matter and mixtures

Topic 3 – Chemical changes

Topic 4 – Extracting metals and equilibria


Physics Paper 1:               Wednesday 23rd May 2018 (pm)

Topic 1 – Key concepts of physics

Topic 2 – Motion and forces

Topic 3 – Conservation of energy

Topic 4 – Waves

Topic 5 – Light and the electromagnetic spectrum

Topic 6 –Radioactivity



CGP Combined Science Revision guides are available to purchase from Mr Lavelle in B6 or directly from Amazon:

Edexcel Revision guides are also available from Amazon:,204,203,200_QL40_&dpSrc=srch

Revision websites:

Free Science Lessons videos

BBC Bitesize Science


Revision Sessions:

Walking Talking Mock:  Every Tuesday 3:15-4:00pm in the theatre

These provide an opportunity to focus on exam technique.

Subject Specific Revision: Every Tuesday 3:15-4:00pm in B3 and Wednesday 12:30-1:00pm in B3

The topics are published each week and are an opportunity to catch up on any concepts that you are finding difficult

Teacher Revision: Your science teacher will also let you know when they want you to attend specific revision sessions before school or at lunch.