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Biology

Year

Term 1 Autumn (7 wks)

Term 2 Winter (7 wks)

 

Term 3 Spring (11 weeks)

Term 4 Summer (11 wks)

7

Ecosystems (Biology)

Mixtures and Separation(Chemistry)

Energy (Physics)

Cells, Tissues, Organs and Systems (Biology)

Acids and Alkalis (Chemistry)

 

Current Electricity (Physics)

Sexual Reproduction in Animals (Biology)

The Particle Model and Atoms, Elements and Molecules (Chemistry) 

Muscles and Bones (Biology)Forces (Physics)

Sound (Physics)

8

Food and Nutrition (Biology)Combustion (Chemistry)

Fluids (Physics)

 

Breathing and Respiration(Biology)

The Periodic Table (Chemistry)

Light (Physics)

 

 

Unicellular Organisms

(Biology)

Metals and Their Uses(Chemistry)

Energy Transfers (Physics)

Plants and their Reproduction (Biology)

Earth and Space (Physics)

Rocks (Chemistry)

9

Forces and Motion

Genetics and Evolution

Plant Growth

Reactions of metals and metal compounds

 

Forces and Motion

Development of practical skills 

Reactivity of metals

 

Electricity 

Cell structure and function Movement of biological molecules Combustion and environmental chemistry

Start GCSE Curriculum

Physics 4.1 Energy

Biology - Adaptations,

Interdependence and Competition

Chemistry – Atomic Structure

 10

Cell division and differentiation - Organisation and the digestive system (including enzymes)

Transport in animals and plants.  Communicable disease

Preventing and treating disease Non-communicable disease

Photosynthesis -Respiration

11

Nervous and hormonal communication

Reproduction (including cell division and DNA replication) - Variation, Genetics and Evolution

Mock Examinations

Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Revision and exam preparation 

2 GCSE Biology Papers (1hr 15mins each)

            

GCSE Combined Science (Double Award) Chemistry Curriculum Years 10-11

10

 

The Periodic Table

Structure and Bonding

 

Chemical Calculations

 

 

 

Chemical Changes

Electrolysis

Energy Changes

 

Rates and Equilibrium

11

 

Crude Oil and Fuels

 

Chemical Analysis

The Earth’s Atmosphere

 

 

Mock Examinations

The Earth’s Resources

 

 

Revision and Examination Preparation

2 GCSE Chemistry Papers (1hr 15mins each)

            

GCSE Combined Science (Double Award) Physics Curriculum Years 10-11

10

 

4.1 Energy 

 

4.2 Electricity 

 

4.2 Electricity 

 

 

 

4.3 Particle Model

4.4 Atomic Structure (Sections 4.1 – 4.4 are examined in Physics paper 1)

11

 

4.5 Forces

 

4.5 Forces

 

 

 

 

Mock Examinations

4.6 Waves

4.7 Magnetism

(Sections 4.5 – 4.7 are examined in Physics Paper 2)

 

 

Revision and Examination Preparation

2 GCSE Physics Papers (1hr 15mins each)

            

GCSE (Triple Science) Biology Curriculum Years 10-11

10

 

 

Cell division and differentiation

Organisation and the digestive system (including enzymes)

 

 

 

Transport in animals and plants. 

Communicable disease

 

 

Preventing and treating disease

Non-communicable diseases

 

 

Photosynthesis

Respiration

11

 

 

Nervous and hormonal communication Homeostasis in action

 

 

 

Reproduction (including cell division and DNA replication)

Variation, Genetics and Evolution

 

 

 

Mock Examinations

Ecosystems and Biodiversity

 

 

 

Revision and

Examination Preparation

2 GCSE Biology Papers (1hr 45mins each)

           

GCSE (Triple Science) Chemistry Curriculum Years 10-11

10

 

The Periodic Table

Structure and Bonding

 

Chemical Calculations

 

 

 

Chemical Changes

Electrolysis

Energy Changes

 

 

Rates and Equilibrium

Crude Oil and Fuels

 

11

 

Organic reactions

Polymers

 

 

Chemical Analysis

The Earth’s Atmosphere

 

 

 

Mock Examinations

The Earth’s Resources

Using our resources

 

 

Revision and

Examination Preparation

2 GCSE Chemistry Papers (1hr 45mins each)

           

GCSE (Triple Science) Physics Curriculum Years 10-11

10

 

4.1 Energy 4.2 Electricity

 

4.2 Electricity

 

 

4.3 Particle Model

4.4 Atomic Structure

 

 

4.4 Atomic Structure (Sections 4.1 – 4.4 are examined in Physics paper 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.5 Forces

11

 

 

4.5 Forces

 

 

 

4.6 Waves

4.7 Magnetism

 

 

 

Mock Examinations

4.8 Space

(Sections 4.5 – 4.8 are examined in Physics paper 2)

 

 

Revision and Examination Preparation

2 GCSE Physics Papers (1hr 45mins each)

            

BTEC Principles of applied Science Curriculum Years 10-11

10

 

 

Chemistry -Investigate Chemical Reactivity and Bonding.

Biology - Is survival in the genes? Genetics Physics  Making

Electricity – electrical circuits and generation of electricity.

Assignments from Term 1 topics to be completed

 

 

 

 

 

Chemistry - Understanding the factors affecting the Earth and its environment. 

Evolution of the planet and the effect of human activity

Physics  Understanding Ionising Radiation. Biology - How polluted is the environment? Effect of pollution on ecosystems.

Chemistry and physics assignments to be completed

 

 

 

Chemistry Investigate the Factors Involved in the rate of Chemical Reactions.

Physics  -The Solar

System  and Our Universe

Biology Assignment from Term 3 to be completed

11

 

 

Chemistry - Investigate the Factors Involved in the rate of Chemical Reactions.

Biology -Prevention or cure? Diseases and immunisations.

Assignment tasks for Physics and Chemistry to be completed

Chemistry -Investigate how uses of chemical substances depend on their chemical and physical properties.

Revision and examination preparations

Assignment for chemistry task to be completed

 

 

 

Revision and

Examination Preparation

Mock Examinations External examination March

 

 

Revision and

Examination Preparation

External examination March

            

Entry Level Certificate in Science Curriculum Years 10-11

10

Cells, tissues and organs. Energy stores, energy transfers.

Atoms, Elements and compounds.

The human digestive system, Respiration. Energy resources, Forces. How structure affects properties. 

Infectious diseases, Immune system, Drugs.

Work done, Speed,

Stopping distance, 

Separating mixtures, Metals and alloys.

Teacher devised assignment for each science

Reflexes, hormones, menstrual cycle.

Reaction times, Breaking distance, atoms and nuclear radiation

Polymers.

Externally set assignment

45 mins for each science

11

Feeding relationships between organisms.

Electrical current 

Reactions of acids

Habitats

Domestic electricity

Energy and rate of reaction.

Pollution, Evolution Magnetism and electromagnetism Earth’s Atmosphere, Fuels and human impact Teacher devised assignment for each science

Inheritance

Different types of waves,  Electromagnetic waves Water for drinking.

Externally set assignment

45 mins for each science