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Why should I study Science at Cardinal Newman College? The sciences at Cardinal Newman are simply outstanding, the best of any college in the area. Students are taught in fantastic new facilities including laboratories complete with state of the art technology. We have an unrivalled enrichment programme which has included visits across the country and abroad to places such as Iceland. Regular study support is provided for all students by teaching staff. The BTEC National Certificate in Science is a vocational course that is designed for students who prefer a course based on coursework rather than examination components. It is a two year course and is equivalent to two A Levels. This one year course is intended for those students who have not obtained grade C or above in a high school GCSE Science course but need this qualification for a career such as teaching or nursing. Topics from Chemistry, Biology and Physics are taught by specialist teachers in a science laboratory. Subjects studied include: ? Human biology ? Evolution ? Environment ? Energy and electricity ? Radiation and the universe. Teacher assessed practical work counts for 25% of the final grade. GCSE Science is a recognised part of the National Qualifications framework.

Why should I study Science at Cardinal Newman College? The sciences at Cardinal Newman are simply outstanding, the best of any college in the area. Students are taught in fantastic new facilities including laboratories complete with state of the art technology. We have an unrivalled enrichment programme which has included visits across the country and abroad to places such as Iceland. Regular...

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