Science is taught via six, one-hour lessons, per two week cycle. KS3 Science is taught in themed units such as 'Survival Expedition' & 'I'm a Scientist Get Me Out of Here'. You will also develop your skills and ideas through a variety of practical activities.
Activities support the National Literacy and Numeracy Framework in many ways, in particular researching, using measuring skills, organising ideas and information in a structure and writing accurately using scientific language. Numeric reasoning is developed throughout the Key Stage.
For your homework you will be required to complete a variety of tasks during the year including numeracy tasks, comprehension exercises & mini project or research based reports.
Copies of the Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9 homework booklets that you will complete throughout the year can be found below.