Science Department

Key Stage 4 Science

Exam Board and Specification

Topics/Skills Taught

Biology

  • Cell Biology
  • Organisation
  • Infection & Response
  • Bioenergetics
  • Homeostasis & Response
  • Inheritance, Variation and evolution
  • Ecology

Chemistry

  • Atomic Structure
  • Bonding
  • Quantitative
  • Chemical changes
  • Energy changes
  • Rate of change
  • Organic
  • Chemical analysis
  • Chemistry of the atmosphere
  • Using resources

Physics

  • Energy
  • Electricity
  • Particles of matter
  • Atomic structure
  • Forces
  • Waves
  • Magnetism & Electromagnetism
  • Space (Triple only)

Triple Science

Triple scientists also complete 28 compulsory practicals that can be assessed in the terminal exams.

Combined Science

Combined scientists will complete 21 such practicals.

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Extra-Curricular Opportunities

Various STEM based competitions