GCSE Science

YearTerm 1Term 2Term 3
Year 7August - March:
• Forces speed and gravity
• Particle model and separating mixtures
• Organisms – movement and cells
• Reactions – Metals and non-metals, acids and alkalis
• Ecosystems – interdependence and plant reproduction
• Earth – Earth structure and Universe
• Waves - Sound and light

March - July:
• Energy - energy costs and energy transfer
• Genes – variation and human reproduction
• Electromagnets – voltage, resistance and current
Year 8August - March:
• Contact forces and pressure
• Wave effects and properties
• Periodic table and elements
• Chemical energy and reactions
• Breathing and digestion
• Respiration and photosynthesis

March - July:
• Electromagnets and magnetism
• Energy – work and heating and cooling
• Evolution and inheritance
• Climate and Earth resources
Year 9August - March:
• People and environment
• Metals
• Forces

March - July:
Start GCSE - AQA COMBINED SCIENCE TRILOGY
• Biology - Cell biology
• Chemistry - Atomic structure
• Physics – Particle model of matter
Year 10• BIOLOGY (Organisation, Infection and response, Bioenergetics, Homeostasis and response)
• CHEMISTRY (Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter, The rate and extent of chemical change, Organic chemistry, Chemical analysis, Chemistry of the atmosphere, Using resources)
• PHYSICS (Energy, Electricity, Atomic structure, Magnetism and electromagnetism)
Year 11• BIOLOGY (Inheritance, variation and evolution, Ecology)
• CHEMISTRY (The rate and extent of chemical change, Organic chemistry, Chemical analysis, Chemistry of the atmosphere, Using resources)
PHYSICS (Forces, Waves, Magnetism and electromagnetism)