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Science

Why study Science?

The science curriculum at Dyson Perrins C of E Academy strives to develop pupils’ knowledge of key ideas which enable them to understand the events and phenomena which are relevant to their own lives, and to be able to explain how the world around them works.

Science KS3

Biology topics in green, Chemistry in blue and Physics in red.

 

Learning Cycle 1

Learning Cycle 2

Learning Cycle 3

Year 7


Introduction – CSI Dyson Perrins (Investigation skills)

Rocks

Organ Systems

Speed and Motion

Separating Mixtures

Breathing and Circulation


Universe

Gravity

Elements, Compounds and Mixtures

Digestion

Magnetism

Contact Forces


Periodic Table

Variation

Energy Transfer

Sound

Metals and Non-Metals

Interdependence

Year 8


Earth Resources and Climate

Cells

Current

Potential Difference and Resistance

Metals and Non Metals


Magnetism

Respiration and Photosynthesis

Heating and Cooling

Types of Reaction

Human Reproduction

Contact Forces

Work

Energy Transfer


Energy Cost

Acids and Alkalis

Plant Reproduction

Wave Effects

Inheritance and Evolution

Light

Year 9


BIG IDEA: Cell Biology  

BIG IDEA: Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table 

BIG IDEA: Energy


BIG IDEA: Cell Biology  - Complete

BIG IDEA: Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table  -Complete

BIG IDEA: Energy - Complete


BIG IDEA: Organisation 

BIG IDEA: Energy Changes In Reactions

BIG IDEA: Particle Model of Matter

Science KS4

GCSE Combined Science

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/combined-science-trilogy-8464

 

Learning Cycle 1

Learning Cycle 2

Learning Cycle 3

Year 10

Biology: Organisation

Chemistry: Quantitative, start of Bonding, Structure and Properties of Matter

Physics: Electricity

Biology: Infection and response

Chemistry: Complete Bonding, Structure and Properties of Matter

Physics: complete Electricity and start Forces

Biology: Bioenergetics

Chemistry: Energy changes in chemical reactions, Rate and Extent of chemical change

Physics: complete Forces

Year 11

Biology: Inheritance and evolution

Chemistry: Organic Chemistry, Chemical Analysis

Physics: Waves

Biology: Ecology

Chemistry: Chemistry of the Atmosphere, Using resources

Physics: Electricity and Magnetism

Revision

 

GCSE Biology

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/biology-8461

 

Learning Cycle 1

Learning Cycle 2

Learning Cycle 3

Year 10

Organisation

Infection and response

Bioenergetics

Homeostasis

Complete homeostasis

Year 11

Inheritance and evolution

Ecology

Revision

 

GCSE Chemistry

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/chemistry-8462

 

Learning Cycle 1

Learning Cycle 2

Learning Cycle 3

Year 10

Quantitative, chemistry Bonding, Structure and Properties of Matter

Energy changes in chemical reactions, Rate and Extent of chemical change

Organic Chemistry

Year 11

Chemical analysis

Using resources, Chemistry of the Atmosphere

Revision



GCSE Physics

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/physics-8463

 

Learning Cycle 1

Learning Cycle 2

Learning Cycle 3

Year 10

Electricity

Forces

Waves

Year 11

Electricity and Magnetism

Space

Revision



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