GCSE Science

YearTerm 1Term 2Term 3
Year 7Science Induction
Forces 1 - speed and gravity
Matter 1 - Particle model and separating mixtures
Organisms 1 – movement and cells
Waves 1 - Sound and light
Reactions 1 – Metals and non-metals, acids and alkalis
Ecosystems 1 – Interdependence and plant reproduction
Earth 1 – Earth structure and Universe
Energy 1 - energy costs and energy transfer
Genes 1– variation and human reproduction
Twycross Zoo project
Year 8Organisms 2 - Breathing and digestion
Forces 2 - Contact forces and pressure
Matter 2 - Periodic table and elements
Electromagnets 1 – voltage, resistance and current
Reactions 2 - Chemical energy and reactions
Ecosystems 2 - Respiration and photosynthesis
Energy 2 – work and heating and cooling
Earth 2 - Climate and Earth resources
Environment - Disease
Year 9Genes 2 - Evolution and inheritance
Electromagnets 2 - Electromagnets and magnetism
GCSE - AQA COMBINED SCIENCE TRILOGY
Working Scientifically
Biology – B1 Cell biology
Chemistry – C1 Atomic structure
Physics – P3 Particle model of matter
COMBINED SCIENCEThe GCSE Combined Science course covers all 3 Sciences and may be taught in a different order depending on teacher specialisms

In Year 9 Working Scientifically:
Biology – B1 Cell biology
Chemistry – C1 Atomic structure and the periodic table
Physics – P3 Particle model of matter

Year 10• BIOLOGY
• B2 – Organisation
• B3 -Infection and response
• B4 - Bioenergetics
• B5 - Homeostasis and response
• CHEMISTRY
• C2 - Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter
• C6 - The rate and extent of chemical change
• C7 - Organic chemistry
• C8 - Chemical analysis
• C9 - Chemistry of the atmosphere
• C10 - Using resources
• PHYSICS
• P1 - Energy
• P2 - Electricity
• P4 - Atomic structure
Year 11• BIOLOGY
• B6 - Inheritance, variation and evolution
• B7 - Ecology
• CHEMISTRY
• C3 - Quantitative chemistry
• C4 – Chemical changes
PHYSICS
P5 – Forces
P6 – Waves
• P7 - Magnetism and electromagnetism