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    I'm really confused, how does Double Science work...
    So if you achieved a B in Biology and Chemistry for example and then got an F in Physics what would the grade be... Like I generally don't understand it
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    (Original post by bethf6769)
    I'm really confused, how does Double Science work...
    So if you achieved a B in Biology and Chemistry for example and then got an F in Physics what would the grade be... Like I generally don't understand it
    If it hasn't changed grading wise from the time I sat my GCSE's. You'll get two GCSE's in science. They're the combination of your results in each of the three sciences - Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

    What exam board is it for?
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    All three papers have an equal weighting with an ISA that's about 15% of the overall mark. I don't know what the actual grade would be, but I know an F would jeopardise the overall grade despite the two B's. So if I were you, just work hard to get a good grade in all three of them.

    You'll sit a paper in each of the Sciences (which you've clearly grasped already) and get a Core Science GCSE in Year 10 and Additional Science in Year 11.
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    (Original post by Deyesy)
    If it hasn't changed grading wise from the time I sat my GCSE's. You'll get two GCSE's in science. They're the combination of your results in each of the three sciences - Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

    What exam board is it for?
    Edexcel
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    (Original post by bethf6769)
    Edexcel
    And it's for Combined Science?
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    (Original post by Deyesy)
    And it's for Combined Science?
    Think so
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    (Original post by Know Your Enemy)
    All three papers have an equal weighting with an ISA that's about 15% of the overall mark. I don't know what the actual grade would be, but I know an F would jeopardise the overall grade despite the two B's. So if I were you, just work hard to get a good grade in all three of them.

    You'll sit a paper in each of the Sciences (which you've clearly grasped already) and get a Core Science GCSE in Year 10 and Additional Science in Year 11.
    Science and Additional Sciences no longer exist as GCSEs and the system has all changed. The OP is asking about the new 9-1 Combined Science GCSE (worth 2 GCSEs).
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    (Original post by Compost)
    Science and Additional Sciences no longer exist as GCSEs and the system has all changed. The OP is asking about the new 9-1 Combined Science GCSE (worth 2 GCSEs).
    I see. Sorry OP, my bad.
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    There are no individual grades for the different Sciences. They will juut add the marks up from the different papers and allocate you an overall grade compose of 2 number, e.g. 4 4, 6 5, 8,7, based on that overall mark.
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    (Original post by Know Your Enemy)
    I see. Sorry OP, my bad.
    This year is the first year of the new system.
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    (Original post by Compost)
    This year is the first year of the new system.
    Tbh I'm just glad I'm not OP and sitting these new GCSEs. The system just seems so confusing.

    Mind you, we still have letters in Wales so it wouldn't make a difference to me I suppose.
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    (Original post by bethf6769)
    Think so
    Each exam has an equal weighting (16.67%) and so they'll all combine and give you your GCSE in Combined Science This obviously gives some give if you're a bit better in say Biology and Chemistry but worse in Physics
 
 
 
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