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Science Key Stage 4 Learning Plans

Key Stage 4 Learning Plans 2016 2017


Individual students follow personalised routes through the KS4 Science curriculum, ensuring that the lessons are well suited to the needs and interests of the individual and to provide the maximum opportunity for success in this subject area. In order for parents and carers to support the learning of their children at home, they must first ascertain which units are currently being studied.

 

Year 9 and Year 10 GCSE Science


Year 9 Paper 1


TERM

Topics

ASSESSMENT TYPE

HOMEWORK OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE

Biology

Cell Biology

Organisation

Infection and Response

Bioenergetics

Informal assessment through online homework.

Formal assessment using past paper questions.

Multiple Choice Tests

20 minutes per fortnight, per subject area on Collins Connect

Work available to students on Collins Connect will focus on the topics currently being studied as well as revision of past topics.

At the discretion of the class teacher, any one of the following tasks may also be set, not to exceed the amount of homework outlined in the homework policy.

Completion of classwork

Planning investigations

Analysis of investigation results

Revision tasks

Past exam questions, with a focus on longer written answers.

Students have access to the text book online at all times.

Chemistry

Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table

Structure and Bonding

Quantitative Chemistry

Chemical Changes and Energy Changes

Physics

Energy

Electricity

Particle Model

Atomic Structure

Further reading/resources

http://www.my-gcsescience.com/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/aqa/

https://connect.collins.co.uk



Year 10 Paper 2
 

TERM

Topics

ASSESSMENT TYPE

HOMEWORK OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE

Biology

Homeostasis and Response

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution

Ecology

Informal assessment through online homework.

 

Formal assessment using past paper questions.

 

Multiple Choice Tests

20 minutes per fortnight, per subject area on Collins Connect

Work available to students on Collins Connect will focus on the topics currently being studied as well as revision of past topics.

At the discretion of the class teacher, any one of the following tasks may also be set, not to exceed the amount of homework outlined in the homework policy.

Completion of classwork

Planning investigations

Analysis of investigation results

Revision tasks

Past exam questions, with a focus on longer written answers.

Students have access to the text book online at all timess.

Chemistry

Rates of Reaction

Organic Chemistry

Chemical Analysis

Chemistry of the Atmosphere

Using Resources

Physics

Forces

Waves

Magnetism and Electromagnetism

Further reading/resources

http://www.my-gcsescience.com/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/aqa/

https://connect.collins.co.uk


Year 11 - Consolidation and Extension of Both Paper 1 and Paper 2


TERM

Topics

ASSESSMENT TYPE

HOMEWORK OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE

Biology

Cell Biology

Organisation

Infection and Response

Bioenergetics

Homeostasis and Response

Inheritance, Variation and Evolution

Ecology

Informal assessment through online homework.

 

Formal assessment using past paper questions.

 

Multiple Choice Tests

20 minutes per fortnight, per subject area on Collins Connect

 

Work available to students on Collins Connect will focus on the topics currently being studied as well as revision of past topics.

At the discretion of the class teacher, any one of the following tasks may also be set, not to exceed the amount of homework outlined in the homework policy.

Completion of classwork

Planning investigations

Analysis of investigation results

Revision tasks

Past exam questions, with a focus on longer written answers.

Students have access to the text book online at all times.

Chemistry

Rates of Reaction

Organic Chemistry

Chemical Analysis

Chemistry of the Atmosphere

Using Resources

Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table

Structure and Bonding

Quantitative Chemistry

Chemical Changes and Energy Changes

Physics

Forces

Waves

Magnetism and Electromagnetism

Energy

Electricity

Particle Model

Atomic Structure

Further reading/resources

http://www.my-gcsescience.com/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/aqa/

https://connect.collins.co.uk