GCSE Additional Science

Dates Available

Week 1: Monday 3 March – Friday 7 April
Week 2: Monday 10 – Friday 14 April
Week 3: Monday 17 – Friday 21 April


Length of Course
20 or 30 hours

9am to 4pm or 11am to 6pm daily

The AQA Additional Science course is modular in structure and students can opt to take either two or all three of the units below. Each module is 10 hours in duration, spread over the week, i.e. two hours daily.

This course aims to cover key topics in the AQA Additional Science course. Extensive use will be made of available specimen papers and suitable past paper questions.

This course is not suitable for students following IGCSE courses. Students following Edexcel or OCR Additional Science are welcome the join the class on the understanding that the course will cover the topics listed below.

Biology 2 BL2
B2.1 Cells and simple cell transport
B2.2 Tissues, organs and organ systems
B2.3 Photosynthesis
B2.4 Organisms and their environment
B2.5 Proteins – their functions and uses
B2.6 Aerobic and anaerobic respiration
B2.7 Cell division and inheritance
B2.8 Speciation

Chemistry 2 CH2
C2.1 Structure and bonding
C2.2 How structure influences the properties and uses of substances
C2.3 Atomic structure, analysis and quantitative chemistry
C2.4 Rates of reaction
C2.5 Exothermic and endothermic reactions
C2.6 Acids, bases and salts
C2.7 Electrolysis

Physics 2 PH2
P2.1 Forces and their effects
P2.2 The kinetic energy of objects speeding up or slowing down
P2.3 Currents in electrical circuits
P2.4 Using mains electricity safely and the power of electrical appliances
P2.5 What happens when radioactive substances decay, and the uses and
dangers of their emissions
P2.6 Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion