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Science Year 9

Aims:
  • To stimulate interest in and enjoyment of the study of science.
  • To develop essential knowledge and understanding of the concepts of science, and the skills needed for the use of these in new and changing situations.
  • To develop students’ ability to:
  • Select and use information from a variety of sources
  • Form hypotheses, predict outcomes and to solve problems
  • Collect, present and interpret experimental and empirical data
  • Communicate scientific ideas and arguments logically and concisely.
Content:

Students will begin working towards level 2 qualifications, currently GCSEs - Biology, Chemistry and Physics. The specification followed is Edexcel and all students in Year 9 will study the following modules: Biology module B1; Chemistry module C1; Physics module P1.

Please see the Year 10 and 11 Science Curriculum page for more detailed information on the whole course and the units covered.

Assessment:
Regular testing at the end of topics

Extra Curricular:
There are no regular Science clubs.
Pupils may request a science mentor from Year 12.

Useful Websites:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/
http://www.docbrown.info/ks3science.htm