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Head of Department:Mr Abdul Alim

Key Stage 3 Coordinator: Ms Farzana Akther

Key Stage 4 Coordinator: Mr Imran Iqbal

Key Stage 5 Coordinator-Chemisty: Mr Tariq Akbar

Key Stage 5 Coordinator-Physics: Mr Ahmed

Key Stage 5 Coordinator-Biology: Mr Abdul 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

Applied Science

Unit 1 – Principles and Application of Science

· Section A – Chemistry

A1 Structure and bonding in applications in science

A2 Production and uses of substances in relation to properties

· Section B – Biology

B1 Cell structure and function

B2 Cell specialisation

B3 Tissue structure and function

· Section C – Physics

C1 Working with waves

C2 Waves in communication

C3 Use of electromagnetic waves in communication

 

Unit 2 – Practical Scientific Procedures Techniques

· A Undertake titration and colorimetry to determine the concentration of solutions

· B Undertake calorimetry to study cooling curves

· C Undertake chromatographic techniques to identify components in mixtures

· D Review personal development of scientific skills for laboratory work.

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

Applied Science

Unit 3 – Science Investigation Skills

·A Planning a scientific investigation

·B Data collection, processing and analysis/interpretation

·C Drawing conclusions and evaluation

·D Enzymes in action

·E Diffusion of molecules

·F Plants and their environment

·G Energy content of fuels

·H Electrical circuits

Unit 8 – Physiology of Human Body Systems

·A Understand the impact of disorders of the musculoskeletal system and their associated corrective treatments

·B Understand the impact of disorders on the physiology of the lymphatic system and the associated corrective treatments

·C Explore the physiology of the digestive system and the use of corrective treatments for dietary-related diseases.