Welcome to Science

Staff

Science is a subject that allows students to question and investigate the world around them, covering topics through Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Name Role
Mrs H. Shelton Head of Science
Mrs K, Biggar Second in Science
Mr D. Woffindin Lead Teacher of Science
Miss J Clough Teacher of Science
Mr A. Dye Teacher of Science
Miss J Harper Teacher of Science
Dr A Booth Teacher of Science
Mr J. Trueman Science Technician
Mr J Humphries 1:1 Science Teacher

Key Stage 3

The Science course at Key Stage 3 provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to access the GCSE Science course in Key Stage 4. Students cover a wide variety of topics during Year 7 and 8, that include topics from Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
If you would like further information about the topics and themes being taught please contact: Mrs H Shelton.

Key Stage 4

Year 11

AQA Science (Core and Additional or Biology, Chemistry and Physics)

Year 11 students are following the final year of AQA GCSE Core and Additional Science or GCSE separate sciences in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. The courses encourage students to understand theoretical concepts alongside developing practical Science skills. Each GCSE is assessed by three separate exams altogether as well as a controlled assessment completed in lesson time.

ALL GCSE Science (2016/17) are assessed in the following way:

Controlled Assessment % Examination (%)
ISA 25% 75%
If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: h.phillips@portland.outwood.com or j.bannister@portland.outwood.com

Year 9 and 10
h2. AQA Science (Trilogy Science or Separate Sciences)

Year 9 and 10 students are following the new AQA Trilogy Science Specification or GCSE separate sciences in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Like previously the courses encourage students to understand theoretical concepts alongside developing practical Science skills.
This is assessed as 100% exams including the practical techniques and skills gained from required practical sessions done throughout the course.
If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: Mrs H Shelton.