Head of Department: Mr K Georgy
Autumn 1: Investigative Skills, Energy
Autumn 2: Space and the solar system, Solids, liquids and gases
Spring 1: Separating techniques, Cells
Spring 2: Organs and organ systems
Summer 1: Heat energy transfers
Summer 2: Habitats
Autumn 1: Investigative Skills, Chemical reactions
Autumn 2: Chemical reactions, Diet and health
Spring 1: Forces, Elements, mixtures and compounds
Spring 2: Rocks and weathering, Photosynthesis
Summer 1: Waves, light and sound
Summer 2: Electricity
Autumn 1: Atomic structure and the Periodic Table, Bonding, structure and the properties of matter.
Autumn 2: Chemical changes, Energy changes
Spring 1: Particle Model, Atomic structure (physics).
Spring 2: Energy, Electricity
Summer 1: Cells, Organisation
Summer 2: Infection and response, Bioenergetics
Autumn 1: Electricity, Energy
Autumn 2: Particle model, Organisation
Spring 1: Infection and Response, Bioenergetics
Spring 2: Bonding structure and the properties of matter, Chemical changes
Summer 1: Energy changes, Quantitative chemistry, Homeostasis and response
Summer 2: Inheritance, variation and evolution, Ecology
Autumn 1: Chemistry Unit 2 – Atomic structure,
Bonding, structure and properties
Investigative Skills Assessment (ISA)
Autumn 2: Chemistry Unit 2 – Rates of Reaction
Biology Unit 2 - Cells
Tissues, organs and organ systems
Spring 1: Biology Unit 2 - Organisms and their environment
Cell division and inheritance
Physics Unit 2 - Forces and their effects
Spring 2: Physics Unit 2 - Currents in electrical circuits
Summer 1: Revision
How students are assessed
KS3: Baseline Assessment Year 7.
Badger Assessed Tasks.
I can statements.
End of Unit Assessments.
End of Year Exam.
KS4: PPE1 – 1 x 1 Hour Exam (Nov). PPE2 – 3 x 1 Hour Exam (March).
End of Unit Assessments, End of Year Exam.
Guidance for pupils
Year 11: Complete Tassomai daily.
Homework: Exam Questions, Doddle.
Intervention: Intervention and additional support is available through Mrs Holmes.
Revision & Resources: Revision guides are available to purchase.
Revision sessions are available on Tuesdays 2:45 – 3:45pm (Look out for the posters).
Revision days will take place during the holidays (Letters will be give out).
Breakfast Revision takes place on the morning of an exam.
Past Exam Questions are available on the Public Drive and on eAQA.
How parents can help
KS3: Support Homework, Doddle, Research Tasks and Educational Visits
KS4: Support for attendance at After School Revision Sessions. Holiday Revision Workshops and Breakfast Revision.
Support in Purchasing Revision Material.
Ensure pupils have completed Tassomai daily.