Presentation on theme: "KS3 SCIENCE St James Catholic High School. Year 7 The relevance of science to the work place is emphasised by reference to the many career and job opportunities."— Presentation transcript:
KS3 SCIENCE St James Catholic High School
Year 7 The relevance of science to the work place is emphasised by reference to the many career and job opportunities available using the subject knowledge from the taught modules.
We teach through a modular course which has been developed over the past few years to provide both subject knowledge and development of skills.
The modules cover subject knowledge from all aspects of science. Biology Chemistry Physics Astronomy Human Biology
Year 8 The curriculum is delivered through a thematic approach using a scheme of work developed by the Association for Science Education.
Teaches the skills of How Science Works Makes all science relevant and contemporary Delivers achievement and understanding of the Big Ideas in science. Prepares students for Assessments
Year 8 Themes Pyrotechnics ( chemical reactions) Nviz ( energy resources for the future) Species at War ( competition and evolution) Live and kicking ( respiration, digestion and health) Studio Magic ( Sound and light)
Year 9 Programme of study Engagement with Science Learning outside of the classroom Literacy and numeracy skills thematic – to build higher level thinking skills Access to GCSE - Module Name A&E Alien Cook Extinction Electromancer
Our aims for KS3 science Engagement Discussion Understanding