Science

Subject Profile Science (Rutherford Mini School) 2016/2017

Year 7

Term one: Movement; the particle model; speed.

Term two: Interdependence; metals and non-metals; voltage, current and voltage.

Term three: Variation; Earth’s structure; energy costs.

Term four: Cells; separating mixtures; sound and light.

Term five: Plant reproduction, acids and alkalis; gravity.

Term six: Human reproduction; energy transfer; universe.

 

Year 8

Term one: Breathing; the Periodic table; contact forces.

Term two: Respiration; chemical energy; magnetism and electromagnetism.

Term three: Evolution; climate; work.

Term four: Digestion; elements; heating and cooling.

Term five: Photosynthesis; types of reaction; pressure.

Term six: Inheritance; Earth resources; wave effects and properties

 

AQA Key Stage 3 Science

Year 9 

Terms one and two: Building blocks - states of matter; atomic structure; cells in animals and plants; waves.

Terms three and four: Transport over larger distances - systems in the human body; plants and photosynthesis.

Terms five and six: Interactions with the environment - lifestyle and health; radiation and risk; preventing, treating and curing disease.

 

AQA GCSE Combined Science: Synergy (8465)

Year 10

Term one: Interactions with the environment - radiation and risk; preventing, treating and curing disease.

Terms two and three: Explaining change - the Earth’s atmosphere; ecosystems and biodiversity; inheritance; variation and evolution.

Term four: Building blocks for understanding - the Periodic table; chemical quantities.

Term five: Interactions over small and large distances - forces and energy changes; structure and bonding; magnetism and electromagnetism.

Term six: Movement and interactions - forces and motion; electricity

 

AQA GCSE Combined Science: Synergy (8465)

 Year 11G

Term one: GCSE Science A Revision 

Term two: GCSE Additional Science Revision

Term three: GCSE Science A Revision

Term four: GCSE Additional Science Revision

Term five: Examination skills and revision

 

AQA Science A (4405) Route 1, AQA Additional Science (4408) Route 1 

Year 11 Z, Y and V band

Term one: Biology - diet/exercise; nerves/hormones; defence against disease; drugs; adaptations; food chains; waste from plants and animals; genetics; evolution.

Term two: Chemistry - atoms/molecules; limestone/building materials; metals; crude oil and fuels; plastics; plant oils and their uses; changes in the Earth and its atmosphere.

Term three: Physics - Energy and heat transfer; energy and efficiency; electrical appliances; generating electricity; waves. 

Term four: Examination skills and revision

Term five: Examination skills and revision

 

AQA Science A Route 1 (4405)

Year 12 Biology

Term one: Module 1 - Development of practical skills in biology

Term two: Module 2 - Foundations in Biology

Terms three and four: Module 3 - Exchange and transport

Terms five and six: Module 4 - Biodiversity, evolution and disease.

 

Year 13 Biology

Terms one and two: Module 5 - Communication, homeostasis and energy

Terms three and four: Module 6 - Genetics, evolution and ecosystems

Term 5: Examination skills and revision

 

OCR H420 GCE Biology

Year 12 Chemistry

Term one: Module 1 - Development of practical skills in chemistry

Term two: Module 2 -Foundations in chemistry

Terms three and four: Module 3 - Periodic table and energy

Terms five and six: Module 4 - Core organic chemistry 

 

Year 13 Chemistry

Terms one and two: Physical chemistry and transition elements

Terms three and four: Organic chemistry and analysis

Term 5: Examination skills and revision

 

OCR H432 GCE Chemistry A

Year 12 Physics

Terms one-six:  Module 1 - Development of practical skills in physics, Module 2 -Foundations of physics, Module 3 - Forces and motion, Module 4 – Electrons, waves

and photons will be taught in parallel by separate teachers.

 

OCR H556 GCE Physics A

Specification Link AQA Keystage 3 Science http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/science/specifications/AQA-SCIENCE-KS3-SYLLABUS.PDF

Specification Link GCSE Science (A) http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects/AQA-4405-W-SP-14.PDF 

Specification Link GCSE Additional Science http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects/AQA-ADDSCI-W-SP-14.PDF

Specification Link GCSE Combined Science: Synergy http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/science/specifications/AQA-8465-SP-2016-V1-0.PDF

Specification Link A Level Biology http://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/171736-specification-accredited-a-level-gce-biology-a-h420.pdf

Specification Link A Level Chemistry A http://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/171720-specification-accredited-a-level-gce-chemistry-a-h432.pdf

Specification Link A Level Physics A http://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/171726-specification-accredited-a-level-gce-physics-a-h556.pdf

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