Year 8

Year 8 Curriculum Plan - Science

Curriculum Area: Science

Examination Specification:

Overview of Course Content

Students will study one Science module each half term including two Biology topics, two Chemistry topics and two Physics topics according to the new KS3 Science curriculum.


Half Term


Overview of controlled assessment/coursework (if relevant)

Autumn 1

Chemistry - Explaining physical changes




Students will complete an extended writing task, an end of module test and a practical ‘Technical Challenge’ every half-term to assess progress.

Autumn 2

Physics - Magnetism and electricity


Spring 1

Biology - Getting the energy your body needs


Spring 2

Chemistry - Explaining chemical changes


Summer 1

Physics - Exploring contact and non-contact forces


Summer 2

Biology - Looking at plants and ecosystems




Home Learning is set on www.collinsconnect.co.uk or paper copies are provided if required.