Welcome to Science
The science department is comprised of 5 teaching staff and 1 technician all working collaboratively to ensure students achieve their full potential.
Meet the Team
Mrs R Smith- Head of Department, Associate Assistant Principal – email@example.com
Mr T Keates, Associate Assistant Principal – firstname.lastname@example.org
Miss H Alderson – email@example.com
Mr R Lundie, Assistant Principal – firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr G Skidmore, Vice Principal – email@example.com
Students are encouraged to investigate the world around them and question why things happen.
Students enjoy the practical nature of the subject and are encouraged to practise their scientific skills and techniques. The department makes sure that all students have a good knowledge and understanding of science through motivational, fun and engaging lessons.
Key Stage 3
Students cover the key stage 3 programme of study through 12 different topics, which cover all aspects of Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
Each topic is focused around real-life applications of science to show students examples of the types of jobs that benefit from having a good understanding of the subject.
- Building and Construction
- Rebuilding Humans
• Space Exploration
• Sport and Health
• Supplying Energy
Every science lesson is focused on one of the following key skills that will set students up for a successful transition to GCSEs and include some aspect of SMSC:
Key Stage 4
Science A GCSE and Additional Science GCSE and Further Additional Science GCSE – AQA
Biology Units: Cell Biology; Organisation; Infection and Response; Bioenergetics; Homeostasis and Response; Inheritance, Variation and Evolution; Ecology; Key Ideas in Biology.
Chemistry Units: Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table; Bonding Structure and the Properties of Matter; Quantitative Chemistry; Energy Changes; The Rate and Extent of Chemical Change; Organic Chemistry; Chemical Analysis; Chemistry of the Atmosphere; Using Resources; Key Ideas in Chemistry.
Physics Units: Energy; Electricity; Particle Model of Matter; Atomic Structure; Forces; Waves; Magnetism and Electromagnetism; Key Ideas in Physics. (Space physics unit for triple award)