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Science

Year 9 students will begin the GCSE course

Combined Science students will cover:

Biology Unit 1: Cell biology

Biology Unit 2: Organisation

Chemistry unit 1: Atomic structure and the periodic table

Chemistry Unit 2: Bonding, structure and properties of matter

Physics unit 1: Energy

Physics Unit 2: Electricity

Biology Unit 3: Infection and response

Chemistry unit 3: Quantitative chemistry

 

Triple Science students will cover:

Biology unit 1: Cell biology

Biology unit 2: Organisation

Chemistry unit 1: Atomic structure and the periodic table

Chemistry unit 2: Bonding, structure and properties of matter

Physics unit 1: Energy

Physics unit 2: Electricity

 

 

Year 9 Useful links:

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse - Combined Science: Trilogy; Biology; Chemistry and Physics.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/z9ddmp3

 

KS4 Revision Guides

The Science department is happy to offer students the opportunity to purchase a KS4 all-in-one revision guide and exam practice book to help support them when they are revising for the end of topic and termly tests that we carry out in Science. 

Students will be guided to buy a specific book, or books, according to the GCSE course they are studying:

  • Separate/Triple Science students will need one book per Science: Biology, Chemistry and Physics at a cost of £4 each = £12 total.
  • Double/Combined Science students will need one book that includes all three sciences at a cost of £8. This book comes in two tiers, either higher or foundation.

We are able to offer it at cost price whereas it costs far more in the shops or online.

They are not compulsory and will not be used in lessons or for homework but we wanted to offer them to students as parents have often mentioned that they wanted to be able to support their children when they are revising at home.

The book is split up into the different topics with sections to revise, questions to check their knowledge and understanding and then a big multi-topic exam (with mark scheme) at the end.

To purchase the revision guide, students need to take their money to the finance office during their break or lunch and they will be given a receipt. They then bring the receipt to the Science workroom and they will be given their book(s) with a name sticker on, to help identify the book as their own.

Year 9 Trilogy Route Science Overview
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