Science

Head of Subject: Mr. N. Stonehouse

 

Click here for Curriculum Purpose Statement for this subject

 

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.

 

Click here for a term-by-term curriculum outline for each year group

 

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

Reactions of metals
The Periodic Table
Separating mixture

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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