The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 7 Science Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

     

    Skills

    Introduction to skills required in science

     

    Classified

    Classification of living organisms

     

    What a waste

    Particle nature of matter

     

    Bubbles, bangs and burning

    Chemical changes

     

    Energy and sustainable living

    Energy and its uses

     

    Tissues and transplants

    Tissue types in living organisms

    Spring Term

    Sex and science

    Reproduction

     

    Electrical circuits

    Electrical circuits

     

    Forces and their effects

    Forces and their effects

     

    The solar system and beyond

    The solar system and beyond

    Summer Term

    Acids and alkalis

    Acids and alkalis

     

    Materials from the Earth

    Types of rock and their properties

     

    Ecology matters

    Ecology and environment

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Classified

    What a waste

    Written topic tests

    CAT 2

    Bubbles, bangs and burning

    Energy and sustainable living

    Written topic tests

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Tissues and transplants

    Sex and science

    Electrical circuits

    Written topic tests

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 4

    All topics

    End of year exam

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details (names, web address etc.)

    Term (1,2,3,4,5,6 or All)

    Text books

    Exploring Science Year 7 (Pearson Longman) these are available for use in school

    All