Curriculum Overview – Science

Year Group

Autumn Term- Biology
and Scientific Enquiry

Spring Term- Chemistry
and Scientific Enquiry

Summer Term- Physics
and Scientific Enquiry

Year 7

  • Tissues and transport
  • Sex and Science
  • Ecology matters
  • Classified
  • What a waste
  • Acids and alkalis
  • Bubbles, bangs and burning
  • Materials from the Earth
  • Energy and sustainable living
  • Electrical circuits
  • Forces and their effects
  • The Solar system and beyond

Year 8

  • Food, glorious food
  • Going for gold
  • Doctors and Diseases
  • The way of the Dodo
  • Water
  • Materials and recycling
  • All that glitters
  • Explaining the earth
  • Heat transfers
  • Forces and transport
  • Light
  • Sound and hearing

Year 9

  • Dead or Alive
  • Babies
  • Extinction
  • Casualty
  • Healthy Eating
  • Control systems
  • Acids and Alkalis
  • Cooking and cleaning
  • Colours and Smells
  • Heavy metal?
  • Fibres and fabric
  • Clean air?
  • Getting the message
  • Our electricity supply
  • Attractive forces
  • Pushes and pulls
  • Let there be light!
  • Final frontier

Year 10

  • Gasping for breath
  • Creepy crawlies
  • Fooling your senses
  • Food factory
  • Drugs in society
  • My genes
  • Body wars
  • Strong stuff
  • Restless Earth
  • How fast? How slow?
  • Sorting out
  • CSI plus
  • Fuels
  • What’s added to our food?
  • Alternative energy
  • Deep impacts
  • Driving along
  • Hot stuff!
  • Nuclear power
  • Full spectrum
  • Medical rays

Year 11

  • Preparation time for investigative work leading to GCSE practical

 

  • GCSE practical-controlled assessment.
  • Catch up on topic test papers
  • Revision guides distributed
  • Revision sessions
  • Mock GCSE papers- 1, 2 and 3
  • Revision continued

GCSE:

  • Exam 1 – 1 hour- June
  • Exam 2 – 1 hour- June
  • Exam 3 – 1 hour- June