Science

 

Science Department Vision:

 

  • A culture of high aspiration, with each student endeavouring to aim for the highest academic achievement within their science qualifications
  • A well rounded education within all topics covered; extending beyond academic study and offering rich and diverse opportunities, enabling students to broaden their horizons and to feel that they can succeed in areas relevant to them as individuals
  • A commitment to the success of each individual regardless of academic starting point – embracing mixed ability teaching with a belief that each individual can excel
  • Nurturing and improving students’ independent learning skills so that each individual can have the confidence to learn “How to Learn”
  • A culture that enables students to reflect on their own learning, and to identify for themselves where they need to improve and developRigorous schemes of work that look at developing key scientific knowledge and skills; fostering an enjoyment of the subject

 

Staff: 

Mr A W Duke

Head of Science, Head of KS5 Biology and Chemistry

Mr D Sanders

Head of Sixth Form, Head of KS5 Physics

Ms C Criminale     

Teacher of Science

Mr A Ahmad

Teacher of Science, Teacher of KS5 Biology

Dr R White

Teacher of Science, Teacher of KS5 Chemistry

Dr J Wilson

Teacher of Science, Teacher of KS5 Chemistry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links to exam specs:

A Level: OCR

A2 Biology

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce-biology-h021-h421/

A2 Chemistry

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce-chemistry-a-h034-h434/

A2 Physics

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce-physics-a-h158-h558/

A Level Biology – new spec

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce-biology-a-h020-h420-from-2015/

A level Chemistry – new spec

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce-chemistry-a-h032-h432-from-2015/

A level Physics – new spec

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce-physics-a-h156-h556-from-2015/

 

GCSE: OCR Gateway

Core Science - http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-gateway-science-suite-science-b-j261-from-2012/

Additional Science - http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-gateway-science-suite-additional-science-b-j262-from-2012/

Additional Applied Science - http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-additional-applied-science-j251-from-2012/

Biology - http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-gateway-science-suite-biology-b-j263-from-2012/

Chemistry - http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-gateway-science-suite-chemistry-b-j264-from-2012/

Physics - http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-gateway-science-suite-physics-b-j265-from-2012/

Combined Science – NEW GCSE 2016 - http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-gateway-science-suite-combined-science-a-j250-from-2016/

Biology – NEW GCSE 2016 - http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-gateway-science-suite-biology-a-j247-from-2016/

Chemistry – NEW GCSE 2016 - http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-gateway-science-suite-chemistry-a-j248-from-2016/

Physics – NEW GCSE 2016 - http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-gateway-science-suite-physics-a-j249-from-2016/

 

Links to External Websites:

A level:

Biology

http://www.s-cool.co.uk/a-level/biology/

http://www.biologymad.com/master.html

http://www.biologymad.com/asbiology.htm

http://biology.org.uk/a-level/notes/

 

Chemistry

http://www.knockhardy.org.uk/sci.htm

www.chemguide.co.uk

www.a-levelchemistry.co.uk

 

Physics

http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/physics-revision/

http://www.swotrevision.com/pages/alevel/physics.html

 

GCSE:

All Sciences

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/ocr_gateway/

http://revisionworld.com/gcse-revision/science/ocr-gateway-science

http://revisionworld.com/gcse-revision/science

http://www.gcsescience.com/index.html  (Chem and Phys only)

http://www.s-cool.co.uk/gcse

 

 

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