KS3 Science

Science

Year 7 and 8

In year 7 and 8, students will follow a teaching strategy of Know, Apply and Extend in order to ensure all students are given the opportunity to be challenged and achieve the best possible outcomes for themselves. 

Homework in year 7 and 8 comprises of a weekly online Educake task(see link below). There are also booklets for enhancement homework, if students would like to extend their learning further.

Educake

Extracurricular opportunities

Opportunities are offered throughout the year for students to participate in a diverse range of activities. Over the past year this has included,: CREST science award club, John Muir Award, Year 7 science club, Astronomy club. Trips have included Manchester Science Museum, Chester Zoo, National Space Centre, science homework rewards trips (Alton Towers and Bowling),

Year seven

Year eight

Working in a lab

Breathing and digestion

Cells and movement

 

Acids and alkali, metals and non-metals

The particle model and separating mixtures

Inheritance and evolution

Energy transfer and work

Heating, cooling and energy costs

Variation and human reproduction

 

Types of reactions and chemical energy

Voltage, resistance and current

Wave properties effects

Interdependence and plant reproduction

Sound and light

 

Periodic table and the elements

Photosynthesis and respiration

Contact forces, speed and gravity

 

GCSE required practical preparation

Extended homework workbooks

Year 7 Term 1
Year 7 Term 2
Year 7 Term 3
Year 8 Term 1
Year 8 Term 2
Year 8 Term 3