Science
Part of the ‘Investigate’ Wing

 


Mrs Blizzard : Head of Science

Mrs Blizzard

Head of Science

Mr Goodwin : Teacher of Science

Mr Goodwin

Teacher of Science

Mrs Crossland : Teacher of Science

Mrs Crossland

Teacher of Science

Mrs Pearson : Teacher of Science

Mrs Pearson

Teacher of Science

Mr Doolan : Teacher of Science

Mr Doolan

Teacher of Science

Mr Ellis-Davis : Teacher of Science

Mr Ellis-Davis

Teacher of Science

Mr Coles : Teacher of Science

Mr Coles

Teacher of Science

Miss Le Page : Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Miss Le Page

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mr Reid : Science Technician

Mr Reid

Science Technician

Key Stage Three Overview (Year 7 and 8)
Pupils cover the following areas in Science at Key Stage 3

Organisms, behaviour and health • Life processes • Cells to systems • Reproduction • Diet, drugs and health • Disease • Variation and classification • Food chains • Behaviour

Chemical and material behaviour • The particle model • Behaviour of matter • Atoms and elements • Compounds and mixtures • Acids, bases and metals

Energy, electricity and forces • Energy transfer and storage • Forces • Electric current and voltage • Magnets and electric current

The environment, the Earth and the universe • Rocks • Astronomy and space science • Changes in the environment

Key Stage Four

Most pupils will study for a double award science qualification consisting of Core and Additional Science or Science in Context and Additional Applied Science. Some pupils will have the opportunity to study for separate Biology, Chemistry and Physics GCSE qualifications.

AQA Core Science this consists of aspects of Biology, Chemistry and Physics
AQA Additional Science this consists of aspects of Biology, Chemistry and Physics
AQA Science in Context this consists of aspects of Biology, Chemistry and Physics related to the world around us
AQA Additional Applied Science this consists of aspects of Biology, Chemistry and Physics related to the world around us
AQA Biology AQA Chemistry AQA Physics

Current Year 11’s are sitting Edexcel iGCSE’s in Physics and Chemistry

Science Lesson

Key Stage 3 Science Club Wednesday lunchtime at 1:15pm. The focus here is looking at fun science experiments that can be re-created at home.
CREST Club Pupils in Year 9 are working towards their Bronze CREST awards, a nationally accredited award issued by the British Science Association. To find out more see link below: http://www.britishscienceassociation.org/crest-awards
Key Stage Four Science Revision These sessions commence on the 26th November 2012:
Subject Day Room
Biology Tuesday I6
Chemistry Monday I6
Physics Wednesday I6

Trip to Plymouth Aquarium that took place in September where our pupils took part in the Blue Mile activity and a STEM workshop also.

www.kerboodle.com This is an online resource which gives all pupils access to KS 4 textbooks and revision material at home. Access is by: Username – as per school network Password – as per school network Organisation code – 1470
This can be accessed at any time and the book personalised.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesie/science Bitesize GCSE revision site
www.s-cool.co.uk A very good revision website