LRN International GCSE Physics (6321)

LRN International GCSE Physics (6321)

The LRN International GCSE Business Studies is designed to enable international candidates to demonstrate their ability in terms of a background to business studies, organisation in business

LRN International GCSEs are GLOBALLY RECOGNISED qualifications designed specifically for INTERNATIONAL CANDIDATES and are available outside the United Kingdom. Candidates based in England refer to the Ofqual register.

Grading9 to 1
AssessmentWritten exam papers and practical demonstration of skills
Guided Learning Hours130

What you'll learn

  • General Skills
  • Motion
  • Forces
  • Energy
  • Waves
  • Electricity
  • Magnetism
  • Thermal Physics
  • Nuclear
  • Space


This specification provides an overview to the LRN International GCSE Physics1. This document is suitable for various users, including candidates, centres, administrators, employers, parents/guardians, teachers (and other related staff) and examiners. The specification outlines the key features and administrative procedures required for this international qualification.


The LRN International GCSE Physics is designed to enable international candidates to demonstrate their ability, to work scientifically in both practical and theoretical terms across a range of general skills, motion, forces, energy, waves, electricity, magnetism, thermal physics, nuclear and space.

Mode of Delivery

This qualification has been constructed to be delivered within centres. Centres will need to demonstrate to LRN, through the centre recognition processes, that they have the resources, facilities and competence to deliver. However, centres must be able to demonstrate, in line with LRN’s criteria, that they have the means, capability, capacity and resources (including suitably qualified centre staff) to deliver by the method chosen by the centre.


The LRN International GCSE Business Studies has been designed to reflect the wide variation in candidates’ origins, levels of education and career aims. Progression opportunities may, therefore, take a variety of paths. Depending on the level of qualification achieved, it may be appropriate for the candidate to progress to:

1. Similar level 2 qualification in Physics;
2. LRN Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in Pre-A Foundation Studies;
3. LRN Level 3 Diploma in Pre-U Foundation Studies;
4. A higher level of any qualification – e.g. A-Level, Diploma
5. Vocationally Related Qualifications

Breakdown of Assessment Objectives

AO1 – demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
• scientific ideas
• scientific techniques and procedures

AO2 – apply knowledge and understanding of:
• scientific ideas
• scientific enquiry, techniques and procedures

AO3 – analyse information and ideas to:
• interpret and evaluate
• make judgements and draw conclusions
• develop and improve experimental procedures


The assessment for this qualification consists of (i) written exam papers, and (ii) practical demonstration of skills, set and marked by the LRN.


Exam series are in:
• January (results released in March)
• June (results released in August)
• November (results released in January)


Whereas candidates can re-take the whole qualification as often as they wish, individual components cannot be re-taken as it is a traditional linear specification. Please remember, one entry per qualification is sufficient and will cover all the question papers including certification.

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