The Science curriculum aims to equip students with the skills and understanding to make sense of the science they meet in every day life. It considers modern science and future developments and addresses some of the big questions facing our world. Through a wide range of activities students will be able to:
Develop an in-depth understanding of scientific concepts and theories
Understand the impact of science and technology
Make informed personal decisions about scientific issues they hear about in the media
Key Stage 3 students follow a stimulating and challenging course which provides a solid foundation to the discipline, introducing students to a wide variety of concepts in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. It is designed to promote scientific enquiry, stimulate curiosity in the world around them and develop an understanding of how science works. The course will engage students in theory, practical work, written projects and research tasks using a variety of resources, all fully supported by help sheets and extension exercises.