SCIENCE

Year 7

Students follow an exciting and challenging curriculum planned to allow them to explore various aspects in biology, chemistry and physics, to provide them with the foundation of understanding, knowledge and skills for the following years. The topics they learn are:

Solids, liquids and gases
Life
Forces
Energy
Reproduction
Acids and alkali
Electricity
Chemical reactions
Space
Ecology

Year 8

The understanding of key concepts are developed further and students are introduced to topics in preparation for the GCSE units for year 9. The topics they learn are:

Digestion
Respiration
Atoms, elements, compounds and mixtures
Light
Sound
Microbes and diseases
Variation and inheritance
Heat transfer
Re-activity of metals

Key Stage 4

Please click on the links below to view the Key Stage 4 qualification specifications that our students follow:

Year 9

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/science-a-4405/spec-at-a-glance

Year 10

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/additional-science-4408/spec-at-a-glance

Year 11

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/further-additional-science-4410/spec-at-a-glance