Science is structured to give students a breadth and depth of knowledge which is relevant to their life; progressing over seven years to achieve academic excellence and personal success with support and challenge where required to enable rapid progress. We want to enable students to become astute with the skills needed to apply the subject in life, to be inspired to learn about the subject  continuously and to understand the world around them as well developed individuals.

Key stage 3

Year 9

  • Atomic structure
  • Periodic table
  • Bonding, structure and the properties of matter
  • Chemical changes

Key stage 4

Year 10

  • Organic chemistry
  • Chemistry of the atmosphere
  • Using resources
  • Quantitative Chemistry
  • Rates of Reaction
  • Energy Changes

Year 11

  • The extent of  chemical reaction
  • Chemical analysis
  • Revision

Key stage 5

Year 12

  • Atoms and reactions
  • Basic concepts and hydrocarbons
  • The periodic table
  • Electrons, bonding and structure
  • Alcohols, haloalkanes and an analysis
  • Physical chemistry

Year 13

  • Aromatic compounds, carbonyls and acids
  • Rates, equilibrium, and PH
  • Nitrogen compounds, polymers and synthesis
  • Energy
  • Transition elements