The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 9 Physics Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    Skills

    1

    Matter

    GCSE specification

    Practical work

    Literacy – key terms

    Equations and calculations

     

     

     

     

    Spring Term

     

     

     

    1

    Atomic Structure

    GCSE specification

    Literacy – key terms

    Equations and calculations

     

     

     

     

    Summer Term

     

     

     

    1

    Energy

    GCSE specification

    Practical work

    Literacy – key terms

    Equations and calculations

     

     

     

     

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Matter

    Written Test

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    Matter and Atomic Structure

    Written Test

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Matter, Atomic Structure and Energy

    End of Year Exam

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details

    Term

    Textbooks

    AQA Science Physics.

    Physics for You

    All

    Recommended reading

    View MinutePhysics

    Youtube

    All

    Recommended websites

    BBC Bitesize

    Cyberphysics

    Kerboodle

    AQA website

    Echalk.com

    All

     

     

    Enrichment opportunities:

    Activity

    Day and time or term

    IoP Physics competition

    Summer term