Triple Science

Why study Triple Science?

Triple Science allows you to achieve an extra GCSE in Science. Triple Science gives you access to more practicals and a specialist teacher for Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Doing Triple Science provides the foundation to study sciences in the sixth form.

What does it prepare me for in the future?

Our extra modules in Biology, Chemistry and Physics include many aspects of the AS Sciences, making the transition into the sixth form easier. Not only does it allow you to get an extra qualification, but Triple Science is highly regarded and recognized route in Science at GCSE which supports application to the top Russell group Universities to do medicine and pure Science. In the jobs market Triple Science helps with applications to the top jobs such as banking and consultancy.

What will I learn?

B1 - You and Your Genes

B2 - Keeping Healthy

B3 - Life on Earth

B4 - The processes of Life

B5 - Growth and development

B6 - Brain and mind

B7 - Further Biology


C1 - Air Quality

C2 - Material choice

C3 - Chemicals in our lives, risks and benefits

C4 - Chemical patterns

C5 - Chemicals of the natural environment

C6 - Chemical synthesis

C7 - Further Chemistry


P1 - The Earth in the Universe

P2 - Radiation and life

P3 - Sustainable energy

P4 - Explaining motion

P5 - Electric circuits

P6 - Radioactive material

P7 - Further Physics

What skills will I acquire?

You will not only learn the scientific content of Triple Science but the skills to analyse and interpret data, identify correlations, draw graphs and create and conduct your own experiments. As well as this you will learn how to construct scientific discussions, identify and understand what is meant by reliable or bias evidence and use a number of sources of information to do regular research.

How is it assessed?

Triple Science is now assessed in 9 short module exams taken at the end of Year 11 - each exam is worth 25% of each qualification. You will also be asked to complete three controlled assessment between year 10 and 11 which is worth the final 25% of each qualification. A controlled assessment is a scientific investigation which you carry out yourself.