Triple Science

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This website is here to provide resources to help students understand the specification for Triple Science, explaining how triple science works and what is required to pass with specific grades.

Triple science requires students to take up three different GCSEs in chemistry, biology and physics.

Biology, Chemistry and Physics topics for AQA Triple Science:


Movement of molecules in and out of cells

Dissolved substances, Gaseous exchange in the lungs, Exchange systems in plants

Transport systems in plants and animals

The blood system, The blood, Transport systems and processes in plants


Removal of waste and water control, Temperature control, Blood sugar control

Humans and their environment

Waste from human activity, Deforestation and the destruction of areas of peat, Biofuels, Food production


The periodic table

The early periodic table, The modern periodic table, Trends within the periodic table


Hard and soft water, Purifying water

Calculating and explaining energy changes

Energy from reactions

Further analysis and quantitative chemistry

Analysing substances

The production of ammonia

Making ammonia

Alcohols, carboxylic acids and esters

Alcohols, Carboxylic acids, Esters


Medical applications of physics

X-rays, Ultrasound, Lenses, The eye, Other applications using light

Using physics to make things work

Centre of mass, Moments, Hydraulics, Circular motion

Keeping things moving

The motor effect, Transformers