ELC Science

We’ve submitted our proposed changes to Ofqual for ELC Science. We’ll publish further information as soon as we’ve received their feedback.

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

Our science Entry Level Certificates (ELC) build on the core scientific concepts and skills taught at Key Stage 3. The specifications are fully co-teachable with our GCSE Combined Science courses.

Studying ELC science will build students’ confidence in science, especially lower-ability students. Assessment is on demand, so your students can complete assignments when they are ready, helping to keep them motivated.

Choose from single or double award specifications, so you can tailor your teaching to suit the needs of your students. Both qualifications cover the Key Stage 4 programme of study for science.

Specification

Specification at a glance

Past papers and mark schemes

Teaching resources

Plan

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

All planning resources

Teach

11

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

All teaching resources

Assess

24

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

All assessment resources

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Tel: 01483 477756
Email: gcsescience@aqa.org.uk