ELC Science

  • Teaching from: September 2016
  • Exams from: June 2017
  • Specification code: 5960
  • QAN code: 601/7522/9

Our Entry Level Certificates (ELCs) in science are designed for lower ability students who may not achieve a grade 1 at GCSE.

Choose from our single or double award, so you can tailor your teaching to your students. Both qualifications cover the KS4 programme of study, and link closely to our new GCSEs to help with co-teaching.

Our ELCs are ideal for:

  • students who are demotivated or have low attendance
  • as a progression to GCSE

Both are part of our ‘Science for all’ suite of seven qualifications, tailored for students of different ability and aspirations.

Specification

Specification at a glance

Specimen papers and mark schemes

Teaching resources

Plan

15

Prepare for your teaching year. Information, support and services to help you deliver the specification.

All planning resources

Teach

13

Teaching resources that you can use to plan your lessons and support your students’ learning.

All teaching resources

Assess

16

Prepare your students for assessment. Specimen and past papers, mark schemes, example answers.

All assessment resources

Key dates

  • 15 May 2018 Coursework deadline for ELC Science Single Award (5961)
    Schools and colleges may set their own internal deadlines
  • 15 May 2018 Coursework deadline for ELC Science Double Award (5962)
    Schools and colleges may set their own internal deadlines

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