AQA GCSE Combined Science past paper grade boundaries Trilogy June 2018 

Level987654321
Foundation Biology 1
393324157
Higher Biology 147403429241914
Foundation Biology 2423627189
Higher Biology 24538312519149
Foundation Chemistry 14944393531
Higher Chemistry 14841352720136
Foundation Chemistry 2413525167
Higher Chemistry 25044393123169
Foundation Physics 1433727178
Higher Physics 150443932251913
Foundation Physics 2393325179
Higher Physics 248413529231711

Trilogy

Subject content for AQA Biology

1. Cell biology

2. Organisation

3. Infection and response

4. Bioenergetics

5. Homeostasis and response

6. Inheritance, variation and evolution

7. Ecology

Subject Content for AQA Chemistry

8. Atomic structure and the periodic table

9. Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter

10. Quantitative chemistry

11. Chemical changes

12. Energy changes

13. The rate and extent of chemical change

14. Organic chemistry

15. Chemical analysis

16. Chemistry of the atmosphere

17. Using resources

Subject Content for AQA Physics

18. Energy

19. Electricity

20. Particle model of matter

21. Atomic structure

22. Forces

23. Waves

24. Magnetism and electromagnetism

AQA GCSE Science Trilogy Assessments

There are six papers for the GCSE Science Trilogy course: two biology, two chemistry and two physics. Each of the science papers will assess the different topic areas highlighted above with questions on factual recall, applied areas and relevant maths making up the exams.

Biology Paper 1- Biology topics 1–4: Cell Biology; Organisation; Infection and response; and Bioenergetics.

Assessment Structure

·         Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes

·         Foundation and Higher Tier

·         70 marks

·         16.7% of GCSE

·         Questions: Multiple choice, structured, long and short questions with recall and applied questions.

Biology Paper 2 – Biology topics 5–7: Homeostasis and response; Inheritance, variation and evolution; and Ecology.

Assessment Structure

·         Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes

·         Foundation and Higher Tier

·         70 marks

·         16.7% of GCSE

·         Questions: Multiple choice, closed short answer with longer applied questions.

Chemistry Paper 1 – Chemistry topics 8–12: Atomic structure and the periodic table; Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter; Quantitative chemistry; Chemical changes; and Energy changes.

Assessment Structure

·         Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes

·         Foundation and Higher Tier

·         70 marks

·         16.7% of GCSE

·         Questions: Applied, recall, long, short and multiple choice.

Chemistry Paper 2 – Chemistry topics 13–17: The rate and extent of chemical change; Organic chemistry; Chemical analysis; Chemistry of the atmosphere; and Using resources.

Assessment Structure

·         Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes

·         Foundation and Higher Tier

·         70 marks

·         16.7% of GCSE

·         Questions – Multiple choice, closed short answer, and structured.

Physics Paper 1 – Physics topics 18–21: Energy; Electricity; Particle model of matter; and Atomic structure.

Assessment Structure

·         Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes

·         Foundation and Higher Tier

·         70 marks

·         16.7% of GCSE

·         Questions: Long and short questions with applied longer questions. Multiple choice also included.

Physics Paper 2- Physics topics 22–24: Forces; Waves; and Magnetism and electromagnetism

Assessment Structure

·         Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes

·         Foundation and Higher Tier

·         70 marks

·         16.7% of GCSE

Questions – All types of questions from long, short and multiple choice.

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