South Shields School

Science

Subject Content Covered

Year 7


  • Celle, tissues organs
  • Animal reproduction
  • Muscles and bones
  • Ecosystems
  • Mixtures and separation
  • Acids and alkalis
  • Particle model
  • Atoms, elements, molecules
  • Energy
  • Current electricity
  • Forces
  • Sound
  • Food and nutrition
  • Plants and reproduction
  • Breathing and respiration
  • Unicellular organisms

Year 8


  • Ecosystems
  • Food and nutrition
  • Plants and reproduction
  • The periodic table
  • Acids and alkalis
  • Energy
  • Earth and space
  • Metals and uses
  • Rocks
  • Genetics and evolution
  • Reactivity
  • Forces and motion
  • Electromagnets

Year 9


  • Key Biological concepts
  • Cells and control
  • Genetics
  • States of matter
  • Separation techniques
  • Atomic structure
  • Ionic bonding
  • Covalent bonding
  • Types of substance
  • Motion
  • Forces and motion
  • Conservation of energy

Year 10


  • Natural selection and evolution
  • Health and disease
  • Development of medicines
  • Plant structures and functions
  • Animal coordination
  • Acids
  • Obtaining and using metals
  • Electrolytic processes
  • Reversible reactions
  • Group 1, 7, 0
  • Mass calculations
  • Waves
  • Light
  • Radioactivity
  • Energy and work
  • Forces and effects

Year 11


  • Genetics
  • Atoms, bonds and properties
  • Electricity
  • Enzymes, respiration and exercise
  • Separation techniques
  • Groups 1, 7, 0
  • Scalars and vectors
  • Plants
  • Fossil records
  • Exothermic and endothermic reactions
  • Work and power
  • Circulation
  • Digestion
  • Rates of reaction
  • Radioactivity