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The Science Faculty is a busy outward looking and thriving area of the school. We have a lot of expertise within the staff. We are leading some of the innovations in using ICT for teaching and planning.  The Faculty is staffed by a team of experienced teaching staff and is supported by three technicians and a curriculum assistant.

Our Aim

We aim to deliver a fun, engaging, high-quality science education, that provides students with the foundations and knowledge for understanding the world around them and beyond.

Students will learn the possibilities for careers in science and develop a curiosity which will help inform them in everyday life, as well nurture the scientists of the future.

We run very successful courses in A level Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geology and we are looking to maintain this whilst implementing the new KS5 changes.

Science Curriculum Arrangements (Table)

 

Curriculum Time

Setting

Year 7

12%

None

Year 8

10%

Half year (sets 1-4)

Year 9

14%

Half year (sets 1-4)

Year 10 Combined Science

18%

Half year banding

Separate Sciences

6% per Subject

Top sets in each band

Year 11 Combined Science

20%

Half year banding