Science

Head of Subject: Mr. N. Stonehouse

 

Subject overview:

The aim of the science department is to equip learners with all the scientific skills and knowledge they will require to become valued, productive and responsible members of society.

 

Year 7:

Introduction to science/safety in science/scientific investigation
Cells
Particles

Elements and compounds
Forces
Light
Sound

The Human Body
Reproduction

 

Year 8:

Acids and Alkalis
Space
Health

Metals
The Periodic Table
Separating

Electricity and Magnetism
Energy
Ecology

 

Key Stage 4:

Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Combined Science
Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Biology
Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Chemistry
Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Physics

click here for Key Stage 4 course details and guidance

 

Post-16:

OCR GCE Biology A
OCR GCE Chemistry A
OCR GCE Advancing Physics
BTEC Applied Science Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
AQA Psychology A
click here for post-16 (sixth form) courses and information

 

Useful information / weblinks:

www.ocr.org.uk
www.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-nationals/applied-science

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