Science Information

 

Curriculum

 

Year 4

Mr Chapman, Mrs Tregunno & Mrs Corner

Year 5

Mrs Meadows & Mrs Holland

Year 6

Mrs Meadows & Mrs Holland

Year 7

Mr Nolan

Year 8*

Mr Nolan

Michaelmas

Living things in their environment: classification

Living things in their environment: life processes (MRS GREN) 

Electricity

Circulation, breathing, health & exercise, nutrition, movement

Forces: floating, force multipliers, friction

Properties of materials:
temperature & insulators

Lab induction
INVESTIGATION

Cells & microscope

Electrical circuits

Nutrition

Gaseous exchange & breathing, cellular respiration

Microbes

Atoms, elements & compounds, pure & impure substances, solutions (pt2), saturated solutions

Force & rotation (levers & moments)
Force & pressure

Variation, classification & inheritance Reproduction in plants

Acid and Alkalis (pt 2) Reactivity series Oxidation, reduction & redox Displacement reactions

Lent

Sound & hearing

Humans and other animals: teeth & digestive system

Earth & space

Evolution and inheritance

Light & seeing

Properties of Materials:
physical changes
(state, solutions & separating)

Energy resources

Particle model of matter & Density

Acids & alkalis (pt 1):
pH & neutralisation
Chemical reactions: oxidation & thermal decomposition

Magnets & electromagnets (INVESTIGATION)

Gravity & space

Environmental chemistry

Photosynthesis

Electricity & Circuits

Trinity

States of matter

Living things in their environment: pollution and habitat destruction, biodiversity, conservation

Feeding relationships:
Food chains

Properties of materials:
acid & alkali (indicators)

Living things & their habitats:
adaptation

Living things & their habitats:
classification & keys
FIELDWORK

Properties of Materials:
chemical change
(including combustion)

Reproduction

Light
Sound & hearing

Forces & Speed
Springs and Extension (PART INVESTIGATION)

Energy

REVISION

EXAMS

LEAVERS’ PROGRAMME

Biology Chemistry Physics - Working scientifically (integrated as practical and investigative skills within topics and part or full investigations)

  • * Year 8 scholars follow an accelerated and amplified version of the curriculum (tailored to individual destinations)
  • Year 4 & 5 delivers the ISEB science 11+ Common Entrance syllabus
  • Year 6 completes the ISEB science 11+ CE syllabus and commences the ISEB science 13+ CE syllabus
  • Year 7 & 8 completes the ISEB 13+ CE syllabus
  • Year 8 scholars follow an accelerated and amplified version of the curriculum (tailored to individual destinations).