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Combined Science GCSE (9-1) 

Specification Code: 

8464 

Examination Board: 

AQA 

Specification Link: 

First Assessed: 

June 2018 

Exam Papers: 

Biology Paper 1: Biology topics 1–4: Cell Biology; Organisation; Infection and response; and Bioenergetics. 

Biology Paper 2: Biology topics 5–7: Homeostasis and response; Inheritance, variation and evolution; and Ecology. 

Chemistry Paper 1: Chemistry topics 8–12: Atomic structure and the periodic table; Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter; Quantitative chemistry; Chemical changes; and Energy changes. 

Chemistry Paper 2: Chemistry topics 13–17: The rate and extent of chemical change; Organic chemistry; Chemical analysis; Chemistry of the atmosphere; and Using resources. Questions in Paper 2 may draw on fundamental concepts and principles from Sections 5.1 to 5.3. 

Physics Paper 1: Physics topics 18–21: Energy; Electricity; Particle model of matter; and Atomic structure 

Physics Paper 2: Physics topics 22–24: Forces; Waves; and Magnetism and electromagnetism 

Exam Length: 

1 hour 15 mins each 

Textbook (recommended to buy): 

AQA GCSE (9-1) Combined Science Trilogy Student Book  

Hodder 

ISBN: 9781471883286 

RRP: £19.99 

Revision Guide (issued by the school): 

Grade 9-1 GCSE Combined Science: AQA Revision Guide with Online Edition - Higher (CGP GCSE Combined Science 9-1 Revision)  

CGP 

ISBN-13: 978-1782945598 

Paperback – 24 May 2016 

 

 

Biology GCSE (9-1) 

Specification Code: 

8461 

Examination Board: 

AQA 

Specification Link: 

First Assessed: 

June 2018 

Exam Papers: 

Biology Paper 1: Biology topics 1–4: Cell Biology; Organisation; Infection and response; and Bioenergetics. 

Biology Paper 2: Biology topics 5–7: Homeostasis and response; Inheritance, variation and evolution; and Ecology. 

Exam Length: 

1 hour 45 mins each 

Textbook (recommended to buy): 

AQA GCSE (9-1) Biology Student Book 

Nick Dixon, Ali Hodgson 

ISBN: 9781471851339 

Published: 27/05/2016 

Extent: 320 pages 
RRP: £22.99 

Revision Guide (issued by the school):