Dhahran British Grammar School

Quality British Education in Saudi Arabia

Science at Key Stage 3

In Key Stage 3, we follow Collins KS3 Science course. This course is closely linked to the new KS3 Science Framework and QCA Programme of Study. Collins KS3 Science provides Exciting Science for all Levels, including full support in How Science Works and Assessment for Learning, to ensure the right progression for all levels and complete success at Key Stage 3.

In year 7 we will look in detail at the following topics:

Organisms, Behaviour and Health

* Cells, Tissues and Organs

* Reproduction

Chemical and Material Behaviour

* Working in a Laboratory

* Particles and Reactions

Energy, Electricity and Forces

* Energy Transfers

* Forces and Speed

The Environment, Earth and Universe

* Classification and Food Webs

* Weathering and Fossils

 

In year 8 we will look in detail at the following topics:

Organisms, Behaviour and Health

* Keeping Healthy

* Studying Diseases

Chemical and Material Behaviour

* Separating Mixtures

* Atoms, Elements and Compounds

Energy, Electricity and Forces

* Magnetism

* Sound and Heat

The environment, Earth and Universe

* Life and Death

* Space

 

In year 9 we will look in detail at the following topics:

Organisms, Behaviour and Health

* Drug and Behaviour

* Variation

Chemical and Material Behaviour

* Chemical Patterns

* Chemical Reactions

Energy, Electricity and Forces

* Pressure, Forces and Moments

* Energy Transfers

The environment, Earth and Universe

* Humans and the Environment

* Geology

 

We will also spend some time revisiting some of the concepts studied in Years 7 and 8.

 

Assessment takes place throughout the year using topic tests and end of year examinations.

 

Dual Award Science 2011-2013

 

news

Link to Periodic Table

Planet Science website - full of things to try and updated weekly.