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Science Curriculum

Our Science curriculum provides the foundations for understanding the world through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. Science has changed our lives and is vital to the world’s future prosperity, and all students are taught essential aspects of the knowledge, methods, processes and uses of science. Through building up a body of key foundational knowledge and concepts, students are encouraged to recognise the power of rational explanation and develop a sense of excitement and curiosity about natural phenomena. The curriculum is also designed to teach acceptance and engagement with the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

Curriculum Pathways

Astronomy Curriculum Pathway
Biology Curriculum Pathway
Chemistry Curriculum Pathway
Combined Science Curriculum Pathway
Physics Curriculum Pathway

Edexcel Specifications

Biology Specification       Chemistry Specification        Physics Specification        Combined Science Specification

 


Revision Support

All pupils have the opportunity to purchase a Revision Guide from school.  Past papers can be found at qualifications.pearson.com. BBC.co.uk/bitesize contains online support for Years 7 through to Year 11.  Revision sessions are offered to Year 11 as per the school revision timetable.

Homework

Science is set on a weekly basis as an extension of the curriculum.

Faculty

  • Mr A. Hambleton: Curriculum Leader, Science
  • Mrs L. Smith: Deputy Curriculum Leader, Science
  • Mr K. Young: Assistant Headteacher, Classroom Teacher Science
  • Mrs R. Fitzsimon: Responsibility in Science
  • Mr J. Chapman: Classroom Teacher, Science
  • Mr W. Kidd: Classroom Teacher, Science
  • Mrs S. Lancelott-Morris: Responsibility in Science
  • Miss J. Smart: Classroom Teacher, Science
  • Mrs C. Pugh: Classroom Teacher, Science
  • Mrs T. du Plessis: Classroom Teacher, Science
  • Miss E. Norton: Technician
  • Mrs T Robinson: Technician

Water Safety this Summer:

Keep safe this summer, please click here to view a poster from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service.

Exam Results Day 2022:

Please click here for information regarding Results Day.

Pupil Return to School and Standards and Expectations:

Please click here to read the Headteacher Letter to Parents/Carers.

Change of School Communications System:

Please click here to read information regarding the change in the school communications system.

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