Download the Curriculum Statement for Science

Academic year 2021-22

At Wykham Park the science course for years 7, 8 and 9 sparks students’ curiosity in science, whilst gradually building the maths, literacy, practical, and enquiry skills needed for progression to AQA GCSE Science. Support and extension is provided to help students achieve and exceed in their science education.

What are we studying?

YEAR 10

TERM 1
This term we are focusing on the particle theory of matter and radioactive decay, energy changes in chemical reactions and the human nervous system.

TERM 2
This term we are focusing on how the hormonal and nervous systems control the body as well as wave properties, electromagnetic radiation and rates of chemical reactions.

TERM 3
This term we are focusing on reproduction, the uses of crude oil in everyday life and chemical analysis.

TERM 4
This term we are focusing on electromagnetism, variation, genetics and evolution.

TERM 5
This term we are focusing on adaptation, interdependence and competition.

TERM 6
This term we are focusing on organisms are adapted to different ecosystems and the effect of humans on biodiversity, our atmosphere and the Earth’s resources.

YEAR 11

TERM 1
This term we are focusing on forces and motion.

TERM 2
This term we are focusing preparing for our GCSE exams by revising a range of topics identified through the work done in class. Biweekly assessments will be used to allow exam practice and identify topics we need to focus on.

TERM 3
This term we are focusing preparing for our GCSE exams by revising a range of topics identified through the work done in class. Biweekly assessments will be used to allow exam practice and identify topics we need to focus on.

TERM 4
This term we are focusing preparing for our GCSE exams by revising a range of topics identified through the work done in class. Biweekly assessments will be used to allow exam practice and identify topics we need to focus on.

OTHER INFORMATION
Be sure to register on Seneca learning for some excellent revision activities

WEBSITES

https://www.bbc.com/education/subjects/

https://senecalearning.com/

CONTACT DETAILS

Head of Science Faculty: Chris Colville
ccolville@wykham-aspirations.org

THE SCIENCE TOOLBOX

Everything you need to be successful in Science

  • Recall of key concepts
  • Application of the ideas you have to new situations
  • Be able to plan, carry out and evaluate good quality practical work
  • A curiosity about the world around you and wanting to find out more
Where next

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