We cover six topics in science:
We spend a term on each topic and have a practical element involved in our lessons. Each year builds on the previous one by allowing the students to broaden their knowledge and skills.
Our overarching aim is to prepare the students for independent life in a world that is becoming more and more reliant on them having a broad understanding of science and technology. Students will have the opportunity to take formal exams if it is appropriate, if it is not then they will have many opportunities to practise their experimental and research skills whilst gaining a sound foundation of scientific knowledge.
By the end of Keystage 4 the students will have developed: