Key Stage 3

Year 7

AUTUMN SPRING SUMMER
Investigating science Acids and alkalis Electricity
Particles I Reproduction Separating mixtures
Looking inside Energy The Earth
Forces Elements and compounds The Solar System
  Ecology     

Assessment opportunities – Year 7 Science

AUTUMN SPRING SUMMER
Base-line Science Assessment Energy from food investigation  
Investigating the effects of termperature on gases Reproduction and energy assessment                      Separating mixtures investigation                   
Core examinations Seed dispersal investigation Theories of the Solar system
Hooke's Law investigation Elements and Ecology assessment Sound and Earth assessment
Throughout the year pupils 'quality of written communication' will also be assessed. 

Year 8 

AUTUMN SPRING SUMMER
More Particles II Light & Sound Genetics & Evolution
The Amazing Body Chemical Reactions Electricity & Magnetism
The Periodic Table Using Forces Chemistry of our Earth Plants
  Energy  

Assessment Opportunities Year 8 Science

AUTUMN SPRING SUMMER
Digestion Story Sankey diagram Photo cells
Composition of the Air Sight and Sound and Microbes assessment Ideas about gravity
The mighty enzyme Rusting investigation analysis and evaluation Plant project
Wave analysis Chemical reactions assessment  
  Ideas about gravitiy  
Throughout the year pupils 'quality of written communication' will also be assessed.