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.