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18/06/19

Give seedlings and plants a nitrogen boost by stirring leftover coffee grounds into the soil or also can mix it into your watering can. It acts as a plant's CPR! Leftover coffee grounds can also be used in vegetable garden for fertilizer and to repel insects.

18/06/19

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Hello there! If you are at the East London UCAS exhibition today, come over for a chat and pick up a prospectus at stand 126. We'd love to see you at an open day too. Join us & enjoy learning more : https://t.co/dvRsqvuYDk https://t.co/mDLL7lmVzu

18/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

There is more success for with two gold medals in the year 8 & 9 200m. With an additional gold in the year 9 800m. Well done guys 👏🏃‍♂️ https://t.co/YyfYzrbPQW

18/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

To round off a fantastic day of athletics in the sun. had further success in the relay. Year 7 girls 🥇 Year 8 girls 🥈 Year 8 boys 🥈 Year 9 boys 🥇 Year 10 boys 🥉 Well done to all participants in the East regional qualifiers 👏🏃‍♂️ https://t.co/RUbYAod3Pp

17/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The athletics squad are in numbers at the East regional sports day heats. 🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️ https://t.co/HGTG2JqHIk

17/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

As the morning comes to an end. have managed to secure 2 gold medals in the year 8 and year 9 100m sprints. Well done to both Omari and Jonte who have qualified for the 100m final at Crystal Palace on the 11th July 👏 https://t.co/XEun6GIyEo

13/06/19

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Today was the first of 3 workshops with a year 7 group exploring thanks to Harriet and Catalina for supporting! 🌟 https://t.co/oTzqQYY4ql

13/06/19

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We really enjoyed having at this morning for the first of 3 employability skills workshops with https://t.co/QkKPDLixiE

10/06/19

Their spirits however were never dampened and they completed the hike in record time. https://t.co/GvHbjubINC

10/06/19

The Year 10s have completed their practice expedition. It was an especially tough challenge given 13 hours of non stop rain meant the students had to brave the weather and soldier through the forest. https://t.co/VD1NF2Fn5J

10/06/19

Last week, Yr12 had their Transitional Assembly & a surprise visit from a VIP guest... of & many more! He was interviewed about his academic experiences. What an amazing way to transition! Congratulations Year 12! https://t.co/BmXVli7L0v

09/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Ski Trip forms will still be taken in next week!!!! Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity! ⛷⛷⛷ https://t.co/YtJQxYu7Th

06/06/19

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Thanks for having me ❤️

06/06/19

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New Wallball session - starts next Tuesday 6:00 - 7:00 at Forest Gate Community school https://t.co/PdVeKx8n7M

05/06/19

Our special guest this afternoon speaking in a very interesting Year 12 assembly. Thank you for visiting us! https://t.co/t7danQK7UU

05/06/19

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We all want to do our bit to protect the environment 🌍 So we want schools to stop using plastic bags, straws, bottles and food packaging and go single-use plastic free by 2022 🍃 https://t.co/HhKNz9mBZL

05/06/19

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Today we are wishing a VERY happy birthday to the magnificent Allan Ahlberg - thank you so much for the wonderful books that continue to delight children! Do you have a favourite book from the Ahlbergs? https://t.co/92P2qOQEko

05/06/19

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Car idling produces up to 150 balloons of harmful exhaust emissions per minute. Together we can with changes in what we do. Help make an idle free borough. Think about your car use & consider walking, public transport or cycling. https://t.co/1Ve09N0fzI

05/06/19

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BTEC Applied Science

BTEC Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Applied Science

Who are these qualifications for?

These qualifications are for learners who want to study science through applied learning and who aim to progress to higher education courses. Learners will develop the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin study of the applied science sector.

 

What do these qualifications cover?

Everyone will study the following mandatory units:

  • Principles and Applications of Science I
  • Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
  • Science Investigation Skills
  • Laboratory Techniques and their Application
  • Principles and Applications of Science II
  • Investigative Project
  • Contemporary Issues in Science

 

How is the qualification assessed?

These qualifications are assessed using a combination of externally-assessed units and internally-assessed units.

Externally-assessed units

  • Examinations – all learners take the same assessment at the same time, normally with a written outcome
  • Set tasks – learners take the assessment during a defined window and demonstrate understanding through completion of a vocational task

     

Internally-assessed units

Learners could be given opportunities to:

  • Write up the findings of their own research
  • Use case studies to explore complex or unfamiliar siutations
  • Carry out projects for which they have choice over the direction and outcomes
  • Demonstrate practical and technical skills using appropriate equipment, procedures and techniques

     

How are these graded?

Every unit achieved will be graded as pass, merit or distinction. Qualifications are graded using a Pass, Merit, Distinction and Distinction* structure.

 

Does the qualification carry UCAS points?

Diploma

Extended Diploma

Grade

UCAS Tariff points

Grade

UCAS Tariff points

D*D*

112

D*D*D*

168

D*D

104

D*D*D

160

DD

96

D*DD

152

DM

80

DDD

144

MM

64

DDM

128

MP

48

DMM

112

PP

32

MMM

96

 

 

MMP

80

 

 

MPP

64

 

 

PPP

48

 

Content

Key

M = Mandatory unit

Learners must achieve all of these units

O = Optional unit

Learners can use these optional unit to achieve the remaining GLH for their chosen pathway

E = Externally assessed

 

I = Internally assessed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diploma (720 GLH)

Extended Diploma (1080 GLH)

Unit number

Unit Title

Assessment

Guided learning hours

 

Biomedical Science

Analytical and Forensic Science

Physical Science

1

Principles and Applications of Science I

E

90

M

M

M

M

2

Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques

I

90

M

M

M

M

3

Science Investigation Skills

E

120

M

M

M

M

4

Laboratory Techniques and their Application

I

90

M

M

M

M

5

Principles and Applications of Science II

E

120

M

M

M

M

6

Investigative Project

I

90

M

M

M

M

7

Contemporary Issues in Science

E

120

M

M

M

M

8

Physiology of Human Body Systems

I

60

O

O

O

O

9

Human Regulation and Reproduction

I

60

O

O

O

O

10

Biological Molecules and Metabolic Pathways

I

60

O

O

O

O

11

Genetics and Genetic Engineering

I

60

O

O

O

O

12

Diseases and Infections

I

60

O

O

O

O

13

Applications of Inorganic Chemistry

I

60

O

O

O

O

14

Applications of Organic Chemistry

I

60

O

O

O

O

15

Electrical Circuits and their Application

I

60

O

O

O

O

16

Astronomy and Space Science

I

60

O

O

O

O

17

Microbiology and Microbiological Techniques

I

60

O

O

O

O

18

Industrial Chemical Reactions

I

60

O

O

O

O

19

Practical Chemical Analyses

I

60

O

O

O

O

20

Biomedical Science

I

60

O

O

O

O

21

Medical Physics Applications

I

60

O

O

O

O

22

Materials Science

I

60

O

O

O

O

23

Forensic Evidence, Collection and Analysis

I

60

O

O

O

O

24

Cryogenics and Vacuum Technology

I

60

O

O

O

O

25

Forensic Fire Investigation

I

60

O

O

O

O

26

Forensic Traffic Collision Investigation

I

60

O

O

O

O