Science

SCIENCE 

A summary of KS3 and its relevance

A high-quality science education provides the foundations for understanding the world through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. Science has changed our lives and is vital to the world’s future prosperity, and all pupils should be taught essential aspects of the knowledge, methods, processes and uses of science. Through building up a body of key foundational knowledge and concepts, pupils should be encouraged to recognise the power of rational explanation to the evidence and develop a sense of excitement and curiosity about natural phenomena. They should be encouraged to understand how science can be used to explain what is occurring, predict how things will behave, and analyse causes.

A summary of the skills acquired

Pupils will have a sound base knowledge of physics, chemistry and biology to build on for future GCSE work. Working scientifically, they will gain experimental skills whilst carrying out investigations. After the practical experience pupils will be able to analyse and evaluate their work.

Topics covered in Year 7

  • Forensics
  • A & E
  • Extinction and plant reproduction + DNA
  • Electromancer
  • Digestion

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Topics covered in Year 8 

  • Forces
  • NViz
  • Cook CCR
  • Microbes
  • Studio Magic
  • Pyrotechnics
  • Catastrophe
  • Live & Kicking with
  • Additional Chemistry

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