KS3 - Science

KS3 – In years 7 and 8 students study science using a topic approach following the Activate Program.

During these years there is a real emphasis on practical skills and students learn to plan and carry out simple investigations.

Year 7  topics – working scientifically, cells, body systems, reproduction, particles, element and molecules, reactions, acids and alkalis, forces, sound, light and space.

Year 8 topics – health, ecosystems, inheritance, periodic table, separation techniques, the earth, electricity, energy and motion.

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