In Year 9, you will begin studying GCSE Core Science. During this, you will study a range of topics including: disease, chemicals from plants and the origins of the Universe. There will be a strong emphasis on practical work. All exams will be sat at the end of the course.
At the end of the year 9 you will be tested on the content and advised as to whether they are best suited to Double Science or capable of taking the three separate sciences.
The examination board is AQA