Science is structured to give students a breadth and depth of knowledge which is relevant to their life; progressing over seven years to achieve academic excellence and personal success with support and challenge where required to enable rapid progress. We want to enable students to become astute with the skills needed to apply the subject in life, to be inspired to learn about the subject continuously and to understand the world around them as well developed individuals.

Key stage 4

Year 9

  • Cell structure and transport
  • Cell division
  • Organisation

Year 10

  • Organising animals and plants
  • Communicable disease
  • Preventing and treating disease
  • Non-communicable disease
  • Photosynthesis
  • Respiration
  • Adaptions

Year 11

  • Human Nervous system
  • Hormonal coordination
  • Homeostasis
  • Reproduction
  • Variation and evolution
  • Genetics and evolution
  • Organising an  ecosystem
  • Biodiversity

Key Stage 5

Year 12

  • Lifestyle, Health and Risk
  • Genes and Health
  • Voice of the genome
  • Biodiversity and natural resources
  • On the Wild side
  • Immunity, infection and forensics

Year 13

  • On the Wild side
  • Immunity, infection and forensics
  • Run for your life
  • Grey Matter