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St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School

BTEC Applied Science

Exam Board Pearsons 
Qualifications BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Applied Science 
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Order of Units

Unit 1 Principles and Applications of Science I (External exam)- 3 exams, biology, chemistry and physics 40 minutes each. 

Unit 2 Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques (Coursework) 

Unit 3 Science Investigation Skills (External exam)- 1hr 30 minutes 

Unit 9 Human Regulation and Reproduction (Coursework) 

Suggested Resources

For the course you will need to purchase the textbook, which can be found on the link below:  

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A revision guide for the external exams is also available here:

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A workbook for the external exams, to be used alongside the revision guide, is also available on: 

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Links to past papers can be found on the link below: 

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For the coursework units (2 and 9) you should access the resources on MS Teams. 

Expected Homework Hours Per Week

Coursework – A minimum of 3 hours a week is expected in order to meet deadlines and ensure work is completed to a high standard. 

Exams – It is recommended that you spend a minimum of 3 hours a week working on revision notes, past paper questions or researching around topics to secure your understanding prior to the exam. 

Learning Platforms Used All assignments and homeworks are set virtually on MS Teams as well as show my homework. MS teams is also the platform used for the class to share resources. SENECA is used to set homework questions to help with revision. 
Submission of Bridging Work Please send your completed bridging packs to: