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Head of Department:Mr A. Alim

Key Stage 3 Coordinator: Ms F. Akther

Key Stage 4 Coordinator: Mr I. Iqbal

Key Stage 5 Coordinator-Chemisty: Mr T. Akbar

Key Stage 5 Coordinator-Physics: Mr J.Ahmad

Key Stage 5 Coordinator-Biology: Mr A. Alim

KS3

Year 7:

  • Cells- The Building Blocks of Life
  • Elements, Compounds and Reactions
  • Forces and their Effects
  • Getting the Energy your Body Needs
  • Explaining Chemical Changes
  • Exploring Contact and Non-Contact Forces

Year 8:

  • Looking at Plants and Ecosystems
  • Magnetism and Electricity
  • Our Health and the Effects of Drugs
  • Obtaining Useful Materials
  • Using our Earth Sustainably
  • Waves and Energy Transfer

Year 9:

GCSE 9-1

 Biology Unit 1:

Topic 1 – Key concepts in biology

Topic 2 – Cells and control

Topic 3 – Genetics

Topic 4 – Natural selection and genetic modification

Topic 5 – Health, disease and the development of medicines

Chemistry Unit 1: 

Topic 1 – Key concepts in chemistry

Topic 2 – States of matter and mixtures

Topic 3 – Chemical changes

Topic 4 – Extracting metals and equilibria

Key Stage 4 (Year 10-11)

Year 10:

GCSE 9-1
Physics Unit 1:

Topic 1 – Key concepts of physics

Topic 2 – Motion and forces

Topic 3 – Conservation of energy

Topic 4 – Waves

Topic 5 – Light and the electromagnetic spectrum

Topic 6 – Radioactivity

Chemistry Unit 2:

Topic 1 – Key concepts in chemistry

Topic 6 – Groups in the periodic table

Topic 7 – Rates of reaction and energy changes

Topic 8 – Fuels and Earth science

 

Year 11:

GCSE 9-1

Biology Unit 2:

Topic 1 – Key concepts in biology

Topic 6 – Plant structures and their functions

Topic 7 – Animal coordination, control and homeostasis

Topic 8 – Exchange and transport in animals

Topic 9 – Ecosystems and material cycles

Physics Unit 2:

Topic 1 – Key concepts of physics

Topic 8 – Energy – Forces doing work

Topic 9 – Forces and their effects

Topic 10 – Electricity and circuits

Topic 12 – Magnetism and the motor effect

Topic 13 – Electromagnetic induction

Topic 14 – Particle model

Topic 15 – Forces and matter

Revision of all units and Exam Preparation

Key Stage 5 (Year 12-13)

Year 12:

Biology

  • Lifestyle, Health and Risk
  • Genes and Health
  • Voice of the Genome
  • Biodiversity and Natural Resources

Chemistry

  • Development of practical skills in Chemistry (I)
  • Foundations in Chemistry
  • Periodic table and energy
  • Core organic Chemistry and analysis

Physics

  • Working as a Physicist
  • Mechanics
  • Electric Circuits
  • Materials
  • Waves and the Particle Nature of Light

 

Year 13:

 Biology

  • On the Wild Side
  • Infection, Immunity and Disease
  • Run for your Life
  • Grey Matter

 Chemistry

  • Development of practical skills in Chemistry (II)
  • Physical Chemistry and transition elements
  • Organic Chemistry and analysis
  • Unifying concepts

 Physics

  • Further Mechanics
  • Electric and Magnetic Fields
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Space
  • Nuclear Radiation
  • Gravitational Fields
  • Oscillations