Year 11 Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Herbert

Who is this subject intended for:
This subject is compulsory at Year 11 and all students will take a Science course:

What you will learn in this subject:
● Skills:
Students are given opportunities to develop investigative, research and critical thinking skills.
● Content:
○ Biology
○ Chemistry
○ Physics
○ Geology

Where this subject will lead:
Further study: Level 2 Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Level 2 General Science.
Employment: Success in Level 1 Science is valued by employers and can be used to gain technical jobs and apprenticeships.


Year 12 General Science

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Field trips and write–on workbook

Recommended Prior Learning

What you need to be able to do and know to achieve in this subject:
To achieve in this subject students would have completed Year 9 and 10 Science.
This Level 1 Science course will include the study of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy and Geology. The topics chosen will be to suit the interests of the class and practical work will be done throughout the year. How many of each a pupil does will depend upon their interests and strengths in the chosen topics. This course is made up of both internal and external assessments.