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William Morris Sixth Form

Science

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Studying science in the sixth form will help you to understand our changing world and respond to new technologies. You will be a better candidate for higher education courses at good universities and for jobs in a competitive economy. 

Our enthusiasm and excellent teaching will make your learning experience here enjoyable, thought-provoking and effective. We have created a working atmosphere which you will find to be friendly, caring and challenging, with innovative use of new technology as well as traditional practical work.  

In the science curriculum area we have consistently achieved very good exam results. We will help you to achieve the best possible grades, and we will use our expertise to guide you on to an appropriate university course.

In September 2011, WMSF joined the Royal Society's Associate Schools and Colleges Scheme.  Students will benefit from close links with the Royal Society and access to its resources and expertise.  For more information, click here.

Course Descriptions:

Level 3

 A Level Biology

 A Level Chemistry

 A Level Physics

 BTEC Level 3 Medical Science

 

Level 2

 GCSE Double Science

Courses  

Duration

Assessment

Minimum entry requirements

A level Biology

2 years

100% exams with a laboratory workbook recording work taken throughout the course.

6 for GCSE Core and Additional Science, 6 for GCSE Maths and English.

5 GCSEs grades 8-5.

A level Chemistry

2 years

100% exams and 12 practical assessments recorded through a laboratory workbook.

6 for GCSE Core and Additional Science (or GCSE chemistry), 6 for GCSE Maths and English.

5 GCSEs grades 8-5.

A level Physics

2 years

100% exams and practical competence recorded in laboratory workbook.

6 for GCSE Core and Additional Science (or GCSE Physcias), 6 for GCSE Maths and 6 for GCSE English.

5 GCSEs grades 8-5.

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Science (Medical Science)

2 years

0% exams

100% portfolio work

5 GCSEs 8- 5 including a 5 in GCSE Maths and English.

GCSE Double Science (Core and Additional Science)

1 year

75% exams

25% practical examinations

4 for GCSE Core and Additional Science or a Merit for BTEC First, 4 for GCSE Maths and English