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Science

Subject leader:

  • Mr A Khan
  • Email: adam.khan@cockshuthill.org.uk

 

Subject staff:

  • Miss M Ahmad
  • Mr A Khan
  • Mr B Lumley
  • Mr R Singh
  • Mr S Spiers
  • Mrs M Spiers
  • Mr Underwood
  • Mr A Whittaker

 

 

Key Stage 4 curriculum overview:

 

Students begin studying GCSE Science in Year 10, following the AQA exam board and scheme of work for the new specification (Combined Science Trilogy). This route allows pupils to gain two GCSEs.

 

Selected pupils are given the opportunity to follow Triple science at the end of year 10. This provides a more in depth look at each of the topics below in all three disciplines – Biology, Chemistry and Physics. This route allows students to gain three GCSEs, one for each discipline.

 

Biology

  • Cell Biology
  • Organisation
  • Infection and Response
  • Bioenergetics
  • Homeostasis and response
  • Inheritance, Variation and Evolution
  • Ecology

 

Chemistry

  • Atomic structure and the periodic table
  • Bonding, Structure and the Properties of Matter
  • Quantitative Chemistry
  • Chemical Changes
  • Energy Changes
  • The Rate and Extent of Chemical Change
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Chemical Analysis
  • Chemistry of the Atmosphere
  • Using Resources

 

Physics

  • Forces
  • Energy
  • Waves
  • Electricity
  • Magnetism and Electromagnetism
  • Particle Model of Matter
  • Atomic Structure

 

 

Mid-term assessment dates:

 

Year 10 PPE1: Week beginning 30/04/2018

Year 11 PPE2: Week beginning 13/11/2017

PPE2: Week beginning 05/02/2018

 

Revision:

 

www.singhscience.co.uk

 

www.focuselearning.co.uk

 

GCSE Bitesize: https://www.bbc.com/education/subjects/zrkw2hv

 

Year 11: ‘Road to Gold’ A weekly revision activity for all Year 11 students leading up to the Science GCSE exams.

 

Online CGP Revision Guide for Year 10: https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/bookspaceInfo

 

CGP Revision Guides AQA Science https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/Student/books_gcse_science

 

CGP Exam Practice Workbooks AQA Science

https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/Student/books_gcse_science

 

Extra-curricular:

Year 11 Revision: Tuesday 3.10pm-4.00pm

‘Road to Gold’ accessible from www.singhscience.co.uk