What will you study and other information about CTEC Applied Science (Single)
- Science fundamentals
- Laboratory techniques
- Control of hazards in a laboratory
- Product testing techniques
The science department runs several trips and educational visits throughout the year to enhance the experience of studying science. There may be other non-essential educational visits that students can access during the two-year course, such as visits to zoos and museums.
Students must have a scientific calculator, we strongly recommend the Casio fx-85G, approximately £8 – £10 (if studying maths or further maths, the upgraded calculator you buy for these courses will be suitable). Students also need a 30cm clear ruler and a protractor.
Essential resources and sources of information for this course will be provided to you by your teachers. It is not a requirement to purchase a textbook.
Science club and medical society are the 6Advance and 6Xtra opportunities available in the Science Academy.
Students have the opportunity to visit universities to experience relevant higher education courses. There are also field trips to survey local habitats and conservation schemes and visit local employers as part of the environmental coursework units.