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12/11/18

Odd sock day for anti-bullying week. Don’t be a bully - its not cool! Choose friendship and not hate! https://t.co/XGdJsQxqnB

12/11/18

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Miss Trainor 🌍

When year 11 have been working so hard they deserve rewards https://t.co/F01QJqiu8p

11/11/18

It was a honour to lay a wreath on behalf of the FHS school community today. https://t.co/AJPb3KDEc5

10/11/18

If you are interested in a career in teaching we have an information morning on 11th December 9.30am - 11.30am https://t.co/W7PCaXADVI

09/11/18

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This is the amazing charity we are proud to support. https://t.co/4QT8EZpSsk

08/11/18

Our talented eco warriors have been involved in activities today with Hatfield Forest Youth Engagement Project https://t.co/PRO9ba5cqG

08/11/18

‘I am a single poppy, a reminder to you all, that courage faith and honour, will stand where heroes fall.’ Our students have made poppies for the front of school in tribute to all those who have fallen. https://t.co/Jwefxkx4Ly

05/11/18

Students are asked to wear odd socks on Monday 12th November to support anti-bullying week. More information to follow!! https://t.co/oEZx05Z6NY

04/11/18

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Considering your next career move? Over the next 2 years Weston Homes will be recruiting for over 350 roles within the construction industry. Click now to find out more! https://t.co/E01DpvdhVU https://t.co/fYQlgscFxP

03/11/18

Everyone at FHS wishes our young people and their families a happy bonfire night - but please remember to stay safe! Tips from Essex Fire Service can be found here - https://t.co/o4NWgN5ip3 https://t.co/woMLk2jvdy

01/11/18

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London Stansted and Forest Hall School team up for mentoring scheme https://t.co/OrAygcYRSo

01/11/18

So proud to see our students involved in Stansted Airport business mentoring again. Such a great opportunity to gain an understanding into the world of work. A big thank you to https://t.co/i7ZKHwMMWT

01/11/18

We hope everyone had a safe but fun Halloween! Our wonderful students made some of their own scary pumpkins!! 🎃 https://t.co/XBjVxzxk8b

01/11/18

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Postcards all ready to send to our !! Lots of good rec’s heading your way from Year 7 https://t.co/DYMX0RXqyw

31/10/18

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Year 7 and 8 girls from in Stansted, took part in the Women in Computing Festival: Her Story technology event. Full story - https://t.co/eldJmtgYR4 https://t.co/3fgYgLnWKg

27/10/18

Looking forward to seeing our wonderful students on Monday 8.45am to start the new half term. A tough 7 weeks ahead but it will be worth it!

16/10/18

It may only be October but our PTA are busy planning the Christmas bazaar on Thursday 22nd November. Please come along to enjoy the Christmas cheer! https://t.co/CsgXv9AGpP

13/10/18

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, the deadline to apply for a place for your child in 2019 is October 31 2018: https://t.co/OaxvfBEaWO https://t.co/Wsm8AMdtxp

13/10/18

Busy morning in school today. Our exceptional historians preparing for their exams this year https://t.co/5WOWNIs6Q1

11/10/18

We are proud to be open and serving our community. https://t.co/8FPCjY0tay

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Science – Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Biology, Chemistry and Physics – students complete all 3, and each are a separate GCSE
New GCSE for Current year 9 cohort – first accreditation in 2018

Exam board: Edexcel

Course code/specification number: 1BI0/1F 1BI0/1H 1CH0/1F 1CH0/1H 1PH0/1F 1PH0/1H

Level of qualification: Level 2

What will students learn about?

The Single Science GCSE’s are comprised of 3 separate GCSE’s; Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Biology topics include: Key concepts in biology, Cells and Control, Genetics, Natural Selection and Genetic Modification, Health, disease and the development of medicines, Plant Structures and their functions, Animal coordination, control and homeostasis, Exchange and transport in animals, Ecosystems and material cycles.

Chemistry topics include: Key concepts in chemistry, States of matter and mixtures, Chemical changes, Extracting metals and equilibria, Separate chemistry 1, Groups in the periodic table, Rates of reaction and energy changes, Fuels and Earth science, Separate chemistry 2.

Physics topics include: Key concepts of physics, Motion and forces, Conservation of energy, Waves, Light and the electromagnetic spectrum, Radioactivity, Astronomy, Energy – Forces doing work, Forces and their effects, Electricity and circuits, Static electricity, Magnetism and the motor effect, Electromagnetic induction, Particle model, Forces and matter.

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

Students will engage in both literacy and maths within their Science qualification.
There are many topics which include mathematical formulae or balancing of equations.
Students will be assessed in their scientific skills on Core practicals during each of the exams.

How will students learning be assessed?

The Single Science GCS’s are equally weighted between 6 exams (each are worth 50% of their qualification):

  • Biology GCSE x 2 exams (each 1 hour 45 mins) – examined once in the summer term at the end of year 11.
  • Chemistry GCSE x 2 exams (each 1 hour 45 mins) - examined once in the summer term at the end of year 11.
  • Physics GCSE x 2 exams (each 1 hour 45 mins) - examined once in the summer term at the end of year 11.

Students will be assessed based upon a variety of question styles; Multiple-choice, Short answer, Calculation and Extended open-response.

There are no re-sit opportunities.

What grades can students access?

Students can complete Higher or Foundation level exams.
As currently understood the grades will be given on a numerical scale from 9-1 (9 being the highest grade)

What can students progress on to after completing this course?

Students can move onto complete A levels/college courses in any of the Sciences.

For further information please contact:

Mr P Conlon: p.conlon@fhs.essex.sch.uk

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