Combined Science – Key Stage 3

Year 7

Half TermTopics to be coveredKey skills covered
Autumn HT 11. Laboratory working (1)
2. Cells (2)
3. Particles (5)
1. AO1: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: scientific ideas; scientific techniques and procedures.
2. AO2: Apply knowledge and understanding of: scientific ideas; scientific enquiry, techniques and procedures.
3. AO3: Analyse information and ideas to: interpret and evaluate; make judgments and draw conclusions; develop and improve experimental procedures.
Autumn HT 21. Forces(9)
2. Body Systems (3)
3. Project
1. AO1: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: scientific ideas; scientific techniques and procedures.
2. AO2: Apply knowledge and understanding of: scientific ideas; scientific enquiry, techniques and procedures.
3. AO3: Analyse information and ideas to: interpret and evaluate; make judgments and draw conclusions; develop and improve experimental procedures.
Spring HT 11. Elements, atoms, compounds (6)
2. Sound (10)
3. Reproduction (4)
1. AO1: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: scientific ideas; scientific techniques and procedures.
2. AO2: Apply knowledge and understanding of: scientific ideas; scientific enquiry, techniques and procedures.
3. AO3: Analyse information and ideas to: interpret and evaluate; make judgments and draw conclusions; develop and improve experimental procedures.
Spring HT 21. Reactions (7)
2. Light (11)
1. AO1: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: scientific ideas; scientific techniques and procedures.
2. AO2: Apply knowledge and understanding of: scientific ideas; scientific enquiry, techniques and procedures.
3. AO3: Analyse information and ideas to: interpret and evaluate; make judgments and draw conclusions; develop and improve experimental procedures.
Summer HT 11. Acids and alkalis (8)
2. Space (12)
1. AO1: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: scientific ideas; scientific techniques and procedures.
2. AO2: Apply knowledge and understanding of: scientific ideas; scientific enquiry, techniques and procedures.
3. AO3: Analyse information and ideas to: interpret and evaluate; make judgments and draw conclusions; develop and improve experimental procedures.
Summer HT 2Project1. AO1: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: scientific ideas; scientific techniques and procedures.
2. AO2: Apply knowledge and understanding of: scientific ideas; scientific enquiry, techniques and procedures.
3. AO3: Analyse information and ideas to: interpret and evaluate; make judgments and draw conclusions; develop and improve experimental procedures.