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NOTE
CCEA will NOT be accepting entries
from English centres for GCSE courses
that begin in or after September 2012 CCEA GCSE Specification in
Science (Double Award - Unitised)
For first teaching from September 2011

For first assessment from Summer 2012
For first award in Summer 2013
Subject Code: G14…

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Foreword
This booklet contains CCEA's General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)
Double Award Science for first teaching from September 2011. We have designed this
specification to meet the requirements of the following:
· GCSE Subject Criteria for Science and Additional Science;
· GCSE Qualifications Criteria;
· Common Criteria for all…

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Subject Code 1370
QAN 600/1165/8


A CCEA Publication © 2011

You may download further copies of this publication from www.ccea.org.uk



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Contents
1 Introduction 3
1.1 Aims and learning outcomes 3
1.2 Key features 4
1.3 Prior attainment 4
1.4 Classification codes and subject combinations 4
1.5 How science works 5

2 Specification at a Glance 6

3 Subject Content 8
3.1 Biology Unit 1 (B1): Living Processes and Biodiversity 8…

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7 Links 83
7.1 Support 83
7.2 Curriculum objectives 83
7.3 Key Skills 84
7.4 Examination entries 84
7.5 Equality and inclusion 85
7.6 Contact details 86

Appendix 1 87
Glossary of Terms for Controlled Assessment Regulations

Summary of Changes since First Issue 89




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CCEA GCSE Double Award Science from September 2011



1 Introduction
This specification sets out the content and assessment details for our GCSE Double
Award Science course. First teaching begins from September 2011, and we will make the
first awards for this specification in 2013. You can view and download the…

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CCEA GCSE Double Award Science from September 2011



1.2 Key features
The key features of the specification appear below:
· The specification involves a new approach to Double Award Science at GCSE by
incorporating the skills, knowledge and understanding of how science works.
· The Specification is a unitised specification…

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CCEA GCSE Double Award Science from September 2011



1.5 How science works
Section 3 of our specification includes learning outcomes that allow students to develop
the specific skills, knowledge and understanding of how science works. To identify these
clearly, the learning outcome is followed by the letter w and is…

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CCEA GCSE Double Award Science from September 2011



2 Specification at a Glance
The table below summarises the structure of this GCSE course:

Content Assessment Weighting Availability


Biology Unit 1: An externally assessed written 11% Every
Living Processes examination consisting of a November,
and Biodiversity number of compulsory structured February…

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