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Science  
Cardinal Newman Catholic High School Curriculum Overview
Science
GCSE Qualification:AQA
Year 7
Year 8
Year 9
Year 10
Year 11

 

Autumn

  • Scientific Skills
  • Cells, Movement and Reproduction
  • Particle model and separating mixtures

 

  • Plant reproduction and interdependence
  • Periodic table, chemical energy and types of reaction

 

  • Pressure, wave and wave properties
  • Metals and reactions, acids and alkalis
  • Energy (GCSE)

 

GCSE

  • Electricity
  • Infection and response
  • Particle model of matter
  • Quantitive

 

GCSE

  • Rate and extent of reactions
  • Waves
  • Inheritance, variation and evolution

 

 

Spring

  • Earth, climate and atmosphere
  • Sound and light

 

  • Variation, evolution and inheritance
  • Electromagnets, voltage and resistance

GCSE

  • Cell biology
  • Atomic structure and periodic table

GCSE

  • Chemical changes
  • Bioenergetics
  • Atomic structure

GCSE

  • Organic chemistry and analysis
  • Magnetism and electromagnetism
  • Ecology
  • Chemistry of the atmosphere
  • Space

 

Summer

  • Speed, gravity and contact forces
  • Breathing and digestion
  • Respiration and photosynthesis
  • Energy, transfers and work

GCSE

  • Organisation
  • Bonding, structure and the properties of matter

GCSE

  • Forces
  • Energy changes and using resources
  • Homeostasis

 

 

 

 

 

Staffing

Mr N Latham (Head of Science)
Mrs Y Jenkinson (Laboratory Technician)
Mrs E Holmes (Science Teacher)
Mrs S Wild (Science Teacher)
Miss E Entwistle (Science Teacher)
Mr D Garrett (Science Teacher)
Miss E Titchard (Science Teacher)