The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 10 Physics Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    Skills

    1

    Electricity 

    Kerboodle, AQA website

    Practical work

    Literacy – key terms

    Equations and calculations

    2

    Magnetism and Electromagnetism 

    Kerboodle, AQA website

    Practical work

    Literacy – key terms

    Equations and calculations

    Spring Term

     

     

     

    1 & 2

    Waves 

    Kerboodle, AQA website

    Practical work

    Literacy – key terms

    Equations and calculations

    Summer Term

     

     

     

    1

    Space Physics 

    Kerboodle, AQA website

    Practical work

    Literacy – key terms

    Equations and calculations

    2 Motion Kerboodle, AQA website 

    Practical work 

    Literacy - key terms 

    Equations and calculations 

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Energy, Matter, Atomic Structure and Electricity 

    Written Test

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    Energy, Matter, Atomic Structure, Electricity and Electromagnetism 

    Written Test

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Energy, Matter, Atomic Structure, Electricity, Magnetism and Waves

    End of year exam

     

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details

    Term

    Text books

    AQA Science Physics

    All

    Recommended reading

    Physics for You

    Revision Guide

    All

    Recommended websites

    Kerboodle

    Absorblearning

    Cyberphysics

    Minute Physics on Youtube

    Echalk.com

    All