Science

Faculty Leader:

Mr S. Breen

Staff:

Mr S Breen
Mrs N Wilson
Mrs J Messenger
Mr J Edwards
Mrs E Thorp
Mrs S Riaz
Mr K Cope
Mr A Nightingale

Ethos:

To know, love and serve God through the awe and wonder of the universe.

Aims:

  1. To progress pupil knowledge of science through high quality teaching.
  2. To equip leaners with the skills needed to have a career in science.
  3. To help pupils make decisions throughout their life regarding scientific issues that may affect them, society and the world as a whole.
  4. To meet national expectations in public examinations. Core science and additional science A*-C are above national average for 2016 leavers.
  5. We aim to ensure that our brightest pupils make even more progress.

Year 7 Curriculum:

Biology

 Chemistry

Physics

  • Cells and organs
  • Microorganisms
  • Classification
  • Reproduction
  • Respiration
  • Photosynthesis
  • Solids, liquids, gases.
  • Separation techniques
  • Reactions
  • Particles
  • Pressure
  • Acids and alkaliS
  • Enviroment
  • Circuits
  • Magnetism
  • Energy
  • Energy transfers

Year 8 Curriculum:

Biology Chemistry Physics
  • Urinary system
  • Skeletal system
  • Drugs
  • Diet and nutients
  • Genetics
  • Variation
  • Adaptation
  • Materials from the earth
  • Rock cycle
  • Recycling
  • Atoms, elements and compounds
  • Periodic table
  • Chemical tests
  • Forces
  • Motion
  • Pressure
  • Hooke's law
  • Earth and space
  • Light
  • Waves
  • Heat transfer

 Year 9,10 and 11 Curriculum:

 

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