Preparation for Science Equivalency

1. Revision Materials

You can easily purchase the recommended materials for the Science Equivalency exam online by inserting the ISBN number below into Google or your preferred web browser. The book is inexpensive and essential to your successful preparation for the exam.

EDEXCEL Modular science – The Revision Guide – ISBN Number – 1841469416
EDEXCEL Modular science – The Workbook – ISBN Number – 1841469483
NB It is not necessary to purchase the science workbook if you are booking a science “KICK START” or “BOOSTER CLASS” as workbook is provided

Additional Online Revision Resources are Listed Below

BBC Schools Revision Guide

BBC Bitesize

GCSE Answers

GCSE Guide

Edexcel GCSE Past Exam Papers 

(Please be advised that although our exam papers are multiple choice the past papers are not. They will however still benefit your revision as they cover the same specification.)

We advise all candidates to attend at least one revision class prior to sitting this Science Edexcel exam.


Additional revision material.

2. Exam Information & Dates

The Science Equivalency Exam is two hours long

Exam Content
Please click the link below to download full details of the course syllabus and the topics included:

Science Equivalency Syllabus Guide

Exam Location
Islington Arts and Media School (IAMS)
Turle Road
N4 3LS

Please be advised that you are not permitted onto the school site until 5.30pm on the day of the exam.

The Day of the Exam
Photo ID must be presented before gaining access to the examination room.

Please email should you require any further information regarding any aspect of the course content, dates or location.

3. Examination Grades

Your results are sent to you via email within fifteen days of completing the exam. We will also send you an official A* Star Equivalency certificate, which includes a anti-fraud personalised encryption code directly linked to your results.

The vast majority of training providers accept the certificate and the Biology Equivalency qualification, but we recommend that you check as to their specific requirements in advance.

Grade A* 123/144 (85%)
Grade A 108/144 (75%)
Grade B 94/144 (65%)
Grade C 78/144 (55%)

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