SCIENCE

Key Stage 3


Students complete a 2 year Key Stage 3 course, studying topics across Biology, Chemistry and Physics

There are 10 major areas of study, each area contains 4 topics, making 40 topics in total.

These are studied across Years 7 and 8. The areas of study are:

1. Forces

2. Electricity and magnetism

3. Energy

4. Waves

5. Matter

6. Chemical Reactions

7. Earth and Space

8. The Human Reproductive System

9. Organisms

10. Ecosystems

11. Genes


Key Stage 4


Students study for their GCSE across Years 9, 10 and 11.

The Science GCSE is a double award and students receive 2 grades.

Students will take 6 exams at the end of the course; there is no controlled assessment.

Students study topics across Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Biology Chemistry Physics
1. Cell Biology 8. Atomic structure and the periodic table 18. Energy
2. Organisation 9. Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter 19. Electricity
3. Infection and response 10. Quantitative chemistry 20. Particle model of matter
4. Bioenergetics 11. Chemical changes 21. Atomic structure
5. Homeostasis and response 12. Energy changes 22. Forces
6. Inheritance, variation and evolution 13. The rate and extent of chemical change 23. Waves
7. Ecology 14. Organic chemistry 24. Magnetism and electromagnetism
  15. Chemical analysis  
  16. Chemistry of the atmosphere  
  17. Using resources  



Crown Hills Community College

Gwendolen Road

Leicester

LE5 5FT

Telephone: 0116 2736893

Fax: 0116 2730413

Office Manager Mrs S. Harrison

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