Subjects

Science

Long Term Plans

Year 7

Half term 1

Half term 2

Half term 3

Half term 4

Half term 5

Half term 6

Students will study biology topics looking at cells and muscles and joints in the body. Skills such as microscopy and planning will also be introduced.

Students will study Chemistry topics looking at particles. They will complete practical work on separating materials, working on planning and analysis skills. 

In the first physics topic students will begin to study the physics topic of electricity and energy. Learning all about the different energy stores and the cost of electricity.

This term students will be reproduction in plants and animals and students will be designing an investigation into how plant seeds are dispersed.

In the second chemistry topic of Y7 students will learn about the periodic table of elements and will learn to spot patterns.

Students will be learning all about forces and deciding if forces are balanced or unbalanced as well as learning about the solar system and and earth’s orbit around the sun.

Year 8

Half term 1

Half term 2

Half term 3

Half term 4

Half term 5

Half term 5

Y8 starts with students take an in-depth look at the organs of the body and how they work.. This builds on the practical skills and modelling from Y7.

In this second term students will be studying the physics topics of pressure and speed. Here there will be plenty of opportunity for students to work on their graph drawing skills.

In chemistry this year students will build on the the foundations from Y7 to learn about different types of chemical reactions and the energy involved. There will be lots of practical elements with risk assessing learnt by students.

Students will be learning about how different living things are adapted to survive in their environment and how different living things interact and rely on each other for survival.

The rest of year 8 this year will be spent revisiting topics from year 7 that were studied during lockdown and making sure all students have the required working scientifically skills to progress into Y9.

Year 9

Half term 1

Half term 2

Half term 3

Half term 4

Half term 5

Half term 6

This half term will be spent revisiting topics from year 7 and 8 that were studied during lockdown and making sure all students have the required working scientifically skills for Y9

In this half term students will be studying the human body and elements, mixtures and compounds; building on the knowledge they have from Y7 and Y8.

Students will continue to build on their Y7 and Y8 knowledge, this term studying energy, matter and the environment.

This term students will be studying evolution and inheritance, chemistry in the wider worlds and electricity, magnetism and waves.

Biology:

Cell Biology

 

Chemistry: Atomic structure and the periodic table

 

Physics: Matter

Year 10 

Half term 1

Half term 2

Half term 3

Half term 4

Half term 5

Half term 6

 

Biology

 

Organisation + bioenergetics (rotation)

 

Physics

Electricity

+Atomic structure (on rotation)

 

Chemistry:

 

 electrolysis

 

Biology

 

Organisation + bioenergetics (rotation)

 

Physics

Electricity

+Atomic structure (on rotation)

 

Chemistry:

 

rates of reaction + Organic chemistry/ atmosphere in the extra lesson

 

Biology

 

Homeostasis and response + bioenergetics (rotation)

Physics

Waves

+Atomic structure (on rotation)

 

Chemistry:

 

rates of reaction

 

Biology

 

Homeostasis and response

 

Physics

Waves

+Atomic structure (on rotation)

 

Chemistry:

 

Chemical analysis &  endo /exo

 

Biology

 

Ecology

Physics

Forces

+Atomic structure (on rotation)

 

Chemistry:

 

chemical energy changes 

 

Biology

 

Ecology

Physics

Forces

+Atomic structure (on rotation)

 

Chemistry:

 

chemical energy changes 

Year 11

Half term 1

Half term 2

Half term 3

Half term 4

Half term 5

Half term 6

 

Biology

 

Inheritance, variation and evolution

Physics

Forces

+Practical Physics (on rotation)

 

Chemistry:

 

electrolysis  & chemical changes 

 

Biology

Inheritance, variation and evolution

Physics

Separate

Forces

+Practical Physics (on rotation)

Combined

Electromagnetism

+Practical Physics (on rotation)

 

Chemistry:

 

quantitative chemistry & C6 rates of reaction 

 

Biology

 

Separate

Ecology

 

Combined

Revision

Physics

Separate

Waves

 

Combined

Revision

Chemistry:

 

Organic chemistry ( separate only)

 

Biology

 

Revision

Physics

Separate

Space

 

Combined

Revision

Chemistry: revision

 

Biology

 

Revision

Physics

Exam preparation

 

Chemistry: revision

 

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