The course prepares students for WJEC Applied Science (Single Award) giving a single GCSE in Science.
Students study areas of Biology, Chemistry and Physics through different topics, such as generating and using electricity, electrical circuits, the solar system and universe, producing compounds in a laboratory, nutrient cycling in the environment, vaccination, medical imaging techniques, exercise and fitness, and chemical/nuclear reactions. There is also an emphasis on practical skills through designing and carrying out investigations, analysing data and assessing health and safety.
The weekly lessons are taught online via Google Meet, using lecture slides, quizzes, practice questions, podcasts, videos and other learning techniques.
The course is taught in English. There is support for Welsh Speaking
students. There are some resources available in Welsh. This can all be
discussed at the beginning of the year or by email to the tutor.