Science


  TERM 1 TERM 2 TERM 3
YEAR 7

Particle Theory and Separation

Cells, Microscopes and Muscles

Energy

Atoms, Elements and Compounds Reproduction Forces

Acids and Alkalis

Space

YEAR 8

Acids and Alkalis

Photosynthesis and Respiration

Energy Everyday Chemistry Reproduction Light and Sound

Rocks and the Earth

Space

YEAR 9

Atomic Structure

Cells

Waves

Chemical Change

Organs and Systems

Energy

Structure and Bonding

 

Plant Transport

 

Particles

Energy Changes

Infectious Diseases

Forces

YEAR 10

Infectious Diseases

Quantitative Chemistry

Forces

Homeostasis

Chemical Change

Waves

 

Inheritance

 

Organic Chemistry

Magnetism and Electromagnetism

 

Chemical Analysis

Ecology

Chemicals and the Atmosphere

Using Resources

YEAR 11

Electricity

Cells

 

Periodic Table and Identification

Forces and Momentum

Digestion

Ecology

 

Genetics

Quantitative Chemistry

Radiation

 

Revision

 

Revision

Exams

 

Exams

 

What qualification will I get?

Current Year 11

Students will receive GCSE Science and GCSE Additional Science.

Students taking separate science will receive GCSE Biology, GCSE Chemistry and GCSE Physics.

Current Year 9 and 10

Students will receive GCSE Combined Science with two grades.

Students taking separate science will receive GCSE Biology, GCSE Chemistry and GCSE Physics.

 

How will I be assessed?

Current Year 11 (Edexcel)

GCSE Science - An external Biology, Chemistry and Physics examination each worth 25% of the final grade. A piece of controlled assessment will also be completed worth 25%.

GCSE Additional Science - An external Biology, Chemistry and Physics examination each worth 25% of the final grade. A piece of controlled assessment will also be completed worth 25%.

GCSE Biology, Chemistry and Physics - Three external examinations and a piece of controlled assessment for each of the subjects.

Current Year 9 and 10 (AQA)

Students will sit two external examinations in each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics in 2018 (Year 10) and 2019 (Year 9).

Students taking separate science will sit two external examinations in each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics which are greater in length.

 

Progression

This course can lead to A Level Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Electronics, PE, Psychology.

A range of vocational courses such as animal husbandry, nursing, mechanics or engineering.

A large variety of careers including; Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Veterinary Science, Laboratory work, Forensic Science, Pharmacy, Archaeology, Environmental work, Chemical Industry, Research, and many others.