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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

 

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