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Triple Science

Key Stage Four - Triple Science
Students who excel in science during year 9 and 10 will have the opportunity to study the three sciences in further depth during year 11.

Please see below for more information about the programme of study
Students complete three pieces of controlled assessment - one per science subject over the period of study. This represents 25%  of the final grade for each subject.


 

Biology

B5

The living body

·       Skeleton

·       Circulatory Systems and Cardiac Cycle

·       Running Repairs

·       Respiratory Systems

·       Digestion

·       Waste Disposal

·       Life goes on

      Growth and repair                          

                                                                                                    B6

Beyond the microscope

·       Understanding Microbes

·       Harmful Microorganisms

·       Useful Microorganisms

·       Biofuels

·       Life in Soils

·       Microscopic Life in Water

·       Enzymes in Action

·       Genetic Engineering

 

 Chemistry

C5

How Much?

·       Moles and Molar Mass

·       Percentage Composition and Empirical Formula

·       Quantitative Analysis

·       Titrations

·       Gas Volumes

·       Equilibria

·       Strong and Weak Acids

·       Ionic Equations

C6 Chemistry out there

·       Electrolysis

·       Fuel Cells

·       Redox Reactions

·       Alcohols

·       Depletion of the Ozone Layer

·       Hardness of Water

·       Natural Oils and Fats

·       Detergents

 

Physics

P5

Space for reflection

·       Satellites, Gravity and Circular Motion

·       Vectors and Equations of Motion

·       Projectile Motion

·       Action and Reaction

·       Satellite Communication

·       Nature of Waves

·       Refraction of Waves

      Optics 

 P6

 Electricity for gadgets

·       Resistors

·       Sharing Voltage

·       Logic gates

·       Motors

·       Generation

·       Transformers

·       Charging

 


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