Science KS4

 

There are 9 synoptic units over the 3 years focusing on big picture ideas. Each of these units have a sub-unit covering biology, chemistry and physics.

 

  Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6

Year 10

Biology

Organisation

Digestion

 Diseases

Plant science & Respiration

Nervous system

Chemistry

Atomic Structure and bonding

Metals & Acids, bases & salts

Electrolysis

Quantitative chemistry

 

Energy changes

Physics

Electricity

Particle model of matter

Atomic structure & radiation

Forces & their interactions

Year 11

 

Biology

Homeostasis

Inheritance & evolution

Ecology & human impact on ecosystem

Triple only content & revision

Revision

 

Chemistry

Rates of reaction & equilibria

 

Organic chemistry & chemical analysis

Chemistry of the atmosphere & using resources

Triple only content & revision

Revision

 
Physics

Forces & motion

Waves

Magnetism & electromagnetism

Application of physics & Space (triple only) & revision

Revision