Welcome to Science

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

Staff

Name Role
Mrs H. Shelton Head of Science
Mr D. Woffindin Lead Teacher of Science
Mrs K. Biggar 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. Winter Teacher of Science
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 Years 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

AQA Science (Trilogy Science or Separate Sciences)

All KS4 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.

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.