At Allerton High in Years 7 and 8 students study a range of units, 6 hours per fortnight, that link to careers covering Biology, Chemistry and Physics. In Year 9 students follow a transition model that begins to introduce GCSE Science as separate Biology, Chemistry and Physics topics.
Science is essential for understanding the world around us. It helps us to explain how things work, why things happen, and to make predictions about the future. Studying science at key stage three gives students the foundation they need to continue their studies in science and other subjects, and to make informed decisions about the world around them.
Here are some specific benefits of studying science at key stage three:
Overall, studying science at key stage three is a valuable investment in a student's future. It provides them with the foundation they need to succeed in science and other subjects, and to make informed decisions about the world around them.
How is the course assessed?
Homework and beyond the classroom
KS3 Science Club is an exciting way for students to explore and engage with the world of science. This provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about different scientific disciplines, conduct experiments, and participate in various scientific activities.