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Science

We believe that students deserve a broad and ambitious Science curriculum, rich in skills and knowledge, which ignites curiosity and prepares them well for future learning or employment. Our Science curriculum will give students the opportunity to:

  • Develop practical skills by working scientifically;

  • Articulate scientific concepts clearly and precisely using tier 3 language;

  • Remedy misconceptions;

  • Understanding the nature, processes and methods of Science;

  • Understanding the uses and implications of Science today and for the future;

  • To accurately read and interpret technical terminology;

  • To see connections between subject areas and become aware of the big ideas underpinning scientific knowledge and understanding;

  • To challenge received wisdom by taking into account new evidence and ideas;

  • To use problem solving skills and numeracy & ICT  within scientific concepts;

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4

Exam Board:  EDEXCEL

Paper 1: Biology 1

Paper 2: Biology 2

Paper 3: Chemistry 1

Paper 4: Chemistry 2

Paper 5: Physics 1

Paper 6: Physics 2

Exam board website:  https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/sciences-2016.html

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