A suite of GCSE science courses developed in partnership with the University of York

A6 Materials and performance: module summary

All six Applied Science modules explore science used in real workplaces, from the viewpoint of practitioners. The Materials and performance module provides an insight into four vocational areas:

  • sports equipment
  • building materials
  • repairing the human body
  • stage and screen.

Materials and performance builds on students' work in the GCSE Science course, especially
C2 Material choices

P2 Radiation and life

There may be materials-related businesses and services in your locality. If possible, arrange a site visit for the class or a visiting speaker, such as an optician.