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