Important Messages: The school is now closed to all students other than those of key workers and vulnerable students. Please see our notice below regarding the recent COVID-19 Update from the UK Government. The new Year 7 event on Wednesday 22nd April has been cancelled.
Year 7 Curriculum Information - Science
Topics covered in the Autumn term
  • Cells
  • Structure and function of body systems
  • Reproduction
  • Particles and their behaviour
Topics Covered in the Spring Term
  • Elements, atoms and compounds
  • Reactions
  • Acids and Alkalis
  • Forces
  • Sound
Topics Covered in the Summer Term
  • Light
  • Sound
  • Working Scientifically
  • There is an end of chapter test for each unit of work
  • Each science discipline will have an assessment at the end of each unit, Biology – November, Chemistry – February and Physics – May
  • There will be an end of year exam assessing all work covered during Year 7 in June
Special Requirements/Equipment

Students will need a textbook, calculator, ruler, black pen, green pen, pencil, glue and protractor

Home Learning

Homelearning tasks will be set as per the homelearning calendar for Year 7 and will include a variety of different tasks to cement and/or extend learning of key scientific concepts as well as researching new technologies

Reading List
  • Activate 1
    Authors: Phillipa Gardom Hulme, Jo Locke, Helen Reynolds
    ISBN 978-0-19-839256-9
  • CGP KS3 Revision guide
    ISBN 978-1-84146385-8
Useful Websites
BBC Sport

Year 7 science is taught in school teaching groups 7FTR, 7AR1,7AR2, 7FTB, 7AB1 and 7AB2

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