Science

Head of Core Science:
Mrs Hayley Butcher

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Science

Year 7 

Topics covered in Year 7 include:

  • Science Skills
  • Acids and Alkalis
  • Cells and Reproduction
  • Forces and Speed
  • Particles and the States of Matter
  • Food and Digestion
  • Electricity 
  • Plants and Classification 
  • Rocks 

Year 8 

In Year 8 topics include:

  • Atoms, Elements and Compounds
  • Breathing and Circulation
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Light 
  • Sound 
  • Microbes and Disease
  • Ecology 
  • Solar System 

Year 9 

The Year 9 course is taught as three distinct branches of Science and by specialist teachers. Students begin studying GCSE content in order to provide extra academic challenge and secure the foundations of understanding for year 10. 

Physics – Energy Unit including: Energy transfers. Efficiency and power. Energy resources. 

Chemistry – Periodic table, reactions, formulae and calculations. Mixtures and separation techniques. 

Biology – Cell Biology Unit including: Structure and function. Cell Division. Transfer of substances in and out of cells. 

 

 
 

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