Science Curriculum Map

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 7

Topic

 

Working Scientifically/Cells

Particle theory/Energy/Sex

Sex/Atoms,elements,compounds and mixture/Electricity and magnetism

Mixing and dissolving/Forces

Forces/Sound

Revision/Physics big ideas (STEM)

Skills

 

 

Knowledge and Understanding: Recall, describe, simple explanations

Scientific enquiry: research, hypothesis, planning, data collected, simple mathematical skills simple analysis, simple evaluation

Assessment

 

End of unit test

 

 

 

 

 

Year 8

Topic

 

Food and digestion/Fluids

Fluids/Genetics and evolution

Heat transfer/Breatingn and respiration

Breathing and respiration/chemistry fundamentals/metals and uses

Metals and uses/revision

Acids and alkalis/Chemsitry big ideas STEM

Skills

 

 

Knowledge and Understanding: Recall, describe, extended explanations, application of science and linking science.

Scientific enquiry: research, hypothesis, planning, data collected, consolidating numeracy in analysis, evaluation and justifying conclusions.

Assessment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 9

Topic

 

Reactivity/Making materias

Making materiaks/Electromanetisms/Earth and space

Cell biology

Organisation

Energy

Electricity

Skills

 

 

Knowledge and Understanding: Higher level recall, describe, extended explanations, application of science and linking science.

Scientific enquiry: research, hypothesis, planning, data collected, analysis, evaluation and justifying conclusions.

A01- Recall, describe and extended explanations of scientific ideas

A02- Magnification calculations and conversion of units

A01- Higher level recall

 

A02- Magnification calculations and conversion of units

A01- Higher level recall and application of science

A02- standard form calculations

 

A03- Addressed through required practicals in all three disciplines of science

Assessment

 

 

 

 

 

Cell bio end of unit test

End of unit assessment.

Extended writing using level ladder.

Year 10

Topic

 

Atomic structure and periodic table/Atomic structure and radioactivity/Health and infection

Health and infection/Particle model of matter/Bonding and structure/Paper 1 physics consolidation week

Chemical changes/energy changes/Bioenergetics

Bioenergetics/Quantiative chemistry

Homeostasis and response/Forces

Revision/Rate and extent of chemical reactions

Skills

 

 

A01- Higher level recall, extended explanations

AO3-1 Interpret and evaluate

A01- Higher level recall, application and linking scientific ideas

A02- Energy efficiency calculation

Reacting masses

Relative formula mass

AO1- Higher level recall, explanations and applications

AO2.1- Application of scientific knowledge

AO1- Higher level recall, explanations and applications

 

A03.2- Drawing conclusions

AO1- Higher level recall, explanations and applications

A02-Apply knowledge and understanding

AO1- Higher level recall, explanations and applications

AO3.3-Develop and improve experimental prrocedure

A03- Addressed through required practicals in all three disciplines of science

Assessment

 

Infection and response extended writing using level ladder assessment

End of unit assessments

End of unit assessments

Energy extended writing

End of unit assessment

Chemical changes extending writing

End of unit assessments

Bioenergetics extending writing

End of unit assessments

Particle model extended writing

End of unit assessments

Mock paper 1 biology,chemistry and physics

Year 11

Topic

 

Particle model of matter/Atomic structure/Quantiative chemistry/Bioenergetics consolidation week

Homeostasis and response/Rate and extent of chemical changes/Forces/Inhertiance and evolution

Organic chem/chemical analysis/waves

Magnetism/Ecology/

Chem of atmosphere

Using resources/Revision

 

Skills

 

 

AO1- Higher level recall, extended explanations and application.

A02.1- Inheritance punnet squares/Application of scientific ideas

AO1- Higher level recall, extended explanations and application.

 

A02- force calculations and rearranging equations

AO1- Higher level recall, extended explanations and application.

 

A03.1- Interpret and evaluate

AO1- Higher level recall, extended explanations and application.

 

A03.2/3- Develop and improve experimental procesures and Evaluate ideas.

AO1- Higher level recall, extended explanations and application.

 

 

A03- Addressed through required practicals in all three disciplines of science

Assessment

 

End of unit assessments

Inheritance and variation extended writing

End of unit assessments

Forces extended writing

End of unit assessment

Chemistry of atmosphere extended writing

Physics mock paper 2

Chemistry mock paper 2

End of unit assessments

 

Biology mock paper 2

End of unit assessment

 

Year11 triple

Topic

 

Homeostasis and response/Rate and extent of chemical changes/Forces

Inheritance and evolution/organic chem

Organic chem/chemical analysis/waves

Magnetism/Ecology/

Chem of atmosphere

Using resources/Revision

 

Skills

 

 

AO1- Higher level recall, extended explanations and application.

A02.1- Inheritance punnet squares/Application of scientific ideas

AO1- Higher level recall, extended explanations and application.

 

A02- force calculations and rearranging equations

AO1- Higher level recall, extended explanations and application.

 

A03.1- Interpret and evaluate

AO1- Higher level recall, extended explanations and application.

 

A03.2/3- Develop and improve experimental procesures and Evaluate ideas.

AO1- Higher level recall, extended explanations and application.

 

 

A03- Addressed through required practicals in all three disciplines of science

Assessment

 

End of unit assessments

Inheritance and variation extended writing

End of unit assessments

Forces extended writing

End of unit assessment

Chemistry of atmosphere extended writing

Physics mock paper 2

Chemistry mock paper 2

End of unit assessments

 

Biology mock paper 2

End of unit assessment