Science Paper 1

Qualification:    GCSE (1-9) Combined Science

Exam Board:      Edexcel

Exam Website:  https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/sciences-2016.html

 

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

 

Revision:

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

https://www.amazon.co.uk/New-Grade-GCSE-Combined-Science/dp/1782945598/ref=sr_1_9/260-7675727-5332264?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1510608177&sr=1-9&refinements=p_27%3ACGP+Books

Edexcel Revision guides are also available from Amazon:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Edexcel-Combined-Science-Revision-Workbook/dp/1292131586/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1510608276&sr=1-1&keywords=edexcel+combined+science&dpID=51iCy6fsRrL&preST=_SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40_&dpSrc=srch

Revision websites:

Free Science Lessons videos

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqbOeHaAUXw9Il7sBVG3_bw

BBC Bitesize Science

https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zrkw2hv

 

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.