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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

 

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