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Science

All information on what will be taught in science lessons and how you can support your child at home, can be found by clicking on the year groups and the links below. Click HERE for the KS2 subject learning journey and HERE for the KS3 learning journey and click HERE for the subject intent sheet.

Year 5

Michaelmas Term Lent Term Trinity Term
Let’s Think: Science Variables, Earth and Space Music Festival Materials Forces
Earth & Space Life Cycles Changing Materials

Year 6

Michaelmas Term Lent Term Trinity Term
The Art of being Human Crime Lab Investigations Classification Connoisseurs; Game of Survival
Electricity Classification Connoisseurs; Game of Survival Second look Science – Science in Sport

Year 7

Michaelmas Term Lent Term Trinity Term
Forces: Gravity and Speed
Matter: Particle model and separating mixtures
Investigative skills, health and safety
Reactions: Metals and non-metals, acids and alkalis
Ecosystems: Interdependence and plant reproduction
Genes: Variation and human reproduction
Waves: Sound and Light
Organisms: Movement and cells
Electromagnets: Voltage, resistance and current
Energy: Energy costs and energy transfers
Earth: Earth structure and Universe
Second look Science

Year 8

Michaelmas Term Lent Term Trinity Term
Forces: Contact forces and pressure
Matter: Periodic Table and Elements
Reactions: Chemical Energy and Type of Reactions
Ecosystem: Respiration and Photosynthesis
Genes: Evolution and Inheritance
Waves: Wave Effects and Wave Properties
Organisms: Breathing and digestion
Electromagnets: Magnetism and Electromagnetism
Energy: Work, Heating and Cooling
Earth: Climate and Earth Resources
Second Look Science