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OCR A-Level Science

Discussion in 'Science' started by john.marrill, Jan 20, 2020.

  1. john.marrill

    john.marrill New commenter

    Dear all,

    I am about to undertake an interview for a Head of Science Role at a new school. The school I'm moving to offers OCR A-levels in all three Sciences.

    Unfortunately I'm a bit rusty with my A-level knoweldge of the specifications.

    Can anyone give me a brief run down of the pros and cons of the A leveles Sciences offered by OCR, or in comparison with other exam boards.

    Any help appreciated.

    Thanks in advance - John
  2. ScienceGuy

    ScienceGuy Established commenter

    I can't help with the specifics of the content as I have not taught anything but OCR for quite a few years but as far as the PAGs go, OCR is fairly flexible, with three practicals per skill area with centres allowed to use other tasks if they meet the criteria. I know that AQA have a compulsory practical per skill area but I am not sure how Edexcel compares

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