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KS4 Science

Year 9,10 and 11

All students are following the AQA exam board qualification. A number of groups are studying the separate science but most students are on the Trilogy course. The sections of the courses are outlined below. These are taught as discrete units but will be combined in 4 one and a half hour exams which will be taken at the end Year 11. There is no marked course work but there are a set of statutory practicals that must be done over the course and will be asked about in the final exams.


  1. Cell biology
  2. Organisation
  3. Infection and response
  4. Bioenergetics
  5. Homeostasis and response
  6. Inheritance, variation and evolution
  7. Ecology


  1. Atomic structure and the periodic table
  2. Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter
  3. Quantitative chemistry
  4. Chemical changes
  5. Energy changes
  6. The rate and extent of chemical change
  7. Organic chemistry
  8. Chemical analysis
  9. Chemistry of the atmosphere
  10. Using resources


  1. Energy
  2. Electricity
  3. Particle model of matter
  4. Atomic structure
  5. Forces
  6. Waves
  7. Magnetism and electromagnetism

Separate science Physics also has its own space module.