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Why AQA Science?

Our science courses combine relevant, inspiring content and practical work. 

With a wide range of science qualifications, we can provide choice and flexibility to suit students of different abilities and aptitudes, from Year 7 to Year 13. We support all students from those who want to understand the basics, through to those who want to follow a career in science or follow a higher education science course.

Teachers tell us that we provide them with excellent support, especially during change. Register to be kept up-to-date with all the news in science education. 

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Our team

STella-Science-v3"We're passionate about science and we know you are too, which is why we've shaped our qualifications, support and resources so that you can teach in the way that meets the needs of your students.

We speak to teachers every day, from every type of school, and we involve them to continuously improve everything we do. We’re proud to offer a full range of accredited qualifications for Key Stage 4, AS and A-level, alongside the Key Stage 3 syllabus and Applied General qualifications."

Stella Paes, Head of Science 

There will be no issues co-teaching the AS course alongside the full A-level during the majority of the lower sixth due to the common content.

Dr Sue Madden,
Head of Science, Withington Girls' School, Manchester

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Textbooks (print and digital)

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We're collaborating closely with publishers to ensure that you have textbooks to support you and your students with the new specifications. Once the books have completed the AQA approval process, they will be badged ‘AQA approved’. See the range of textbooks on offer.

Free hub schools network meetings

Science Hub Meetings

Hear the latest news about reform, meet other teachers and share ideas at one of our free Hub School meetings. Check hub school meeting dates and availability so that you can get involved.

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Eat soup with a fork?

Why make things more challenging for yourself? Use our family of tools to support your teaching and assessment. See Teachit Science for KS3-4 classroom resources and ideas, and Exampro Science for searchable past paper questions for KS3-5.

Controlled assessment support

Controlled Assessment

Plan, carry out and mark our GCSE controlled assessments. See how we can support you with free online standardisation and a dedicated controlled assessment adviser.