Science

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Mr Singleton

Head of Department a.singleton@danum.outwood.com

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Miss E Worker

Second in Department e.worker@danum.outwood.com

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Mrs Gaunt

Mrs Gaunt Acting Principal and Teacher of Science

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Dr L Gordon

Teacher of Science l.gordon@danum.outwood.com

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Miss B Kaur

Teacher of Science b.kaur@danum.outwood.com

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Mr A Winkley

Teacher of Science a.winkley@danum.outwood.com

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Mr P Baron

Teacher of Science p.baron@danum.outwood.com

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Mrs Campion

Teacher of Science n.campion@danum.outwood.com

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Mrs Clarke

Teacher of Science j.clarke@danum.outwood.com

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Mrs Crisp

Senior Science Technician c.crisp@danum.outwood.com

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Key Stage 3

The science course at Key Stage 3 provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to access the GCSE course in Key Stage 4. The topics in year 8 build upon each topic in year 7. Students therefore have a chance to recap their learning and then build upon their knowledge.

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If you would like further information about the topics and themes being taught please contact: Mr Singleton

Key Stage 4

AQA GCSE (9-1) in Science trilogy

Biology
Cell biology
Organisation
Infection and response
Bioenergetics
Homeostasis
Inheritance, variation and evolution
Ecology

Chemistry
Atomic structure and the periodic table.
Bonding structure.
Quantative chemistry
Chemical changes
Energy changes
The rate and extent of chemical changes
Organic chemistry
Chemical analysis
Chemistry of the atmosphere.
Using resources.

Physics
Energy
Electricity
Particle model of matter
Atomic structure
Forces
Waves
Magnetism and electromagnetism.

AQA GCSE (9-1) in Science trilogy is assessed in the following way:

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If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: Mr Singleton

Key Stage 4

AQA GCSE (9-1) in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Biology
Biology: cell biology
Organisation
Infection and response
Bioenergetics
Homeostasis
Inheritance, variation and evolution
Ecology

Chemistry
Atomic structure and the periodic table.
Bonding structure.
Quantative chemistry
Chemical changes
Energy changes
The rate and extent of chemical changes
Organic chemistry
Chemical analysis
Chemistry of the atmosphere.
Using resources.

Physics
Energy
Electricity
Particle model of matter
Atomic structure
Forces
Waves
Magnetism and electromagnetism.

However, each topic will be assessed in more detail.

Biology, chemistry and physics are assessed in the following way:

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If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: Mr Singleton

Key Stage 5

AQA GCE A Level Biology

Biological molecules
Cells
Organisms Exchange substance
Genetic information, variation and relationships
Energy transfers
Organisms responding to changes
Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystem.
The control of gene expression,
Biology is assessed in the following way:

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If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: Mr Singleton

AQA GCE A Level Physics

Measurements and their errors
Particles and radiation
Waves
Mechanics and materials
Electricity
Further mechanics and thermal physics
Fields and their consequences
Nuclear physics
Option topic – Medical physics
Physics is assessed in the following way:

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If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: Mr Singleton

AQA GCE A Level Chemistry

Physical chemistry.
Organic Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Chemistry is assessed in the following way:

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If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: Mr Singleton

Enrichment Opportunities for Science

Please see the current Academy Enrichment Programme Booklet for details of enrichment opportunities in this subject area.