CURRICULUM

Our curriculum is designed to make sure that students have the opportunities that they need to be successful. Our aim is that young people will achieve their potential to make informed and responsible decisions throughout their lives.

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Science

The ethos behind the teaching of Science at Cullybackey College is to try and capture a pupil’s natural curiosity about the world around them and in turn to inspire them to develop that curiosity into learning that is both active and independent.

Subject:

Science

Levels Taught:

KS3
GCSE/KS4
Post 16

Staff:

Mrs C Taylor – (HOD)
Mrs J McDonald
Mr R Johnston
Mrs M McCalmont
Mr T Millar
Mrs L Patton
Mr R Cowan

KS3:
(Subject/Topic Content)

Year 8

  • Safety in Science
  • Acids and Alkalis
  • Cells and Organs
  • Forces
  • Ecology
  • Growing Up

Year 9

  • Water
  • Food and Digestion
  • Lungs and Heart
  • Sound
  • Solar System

Year 10

  • Periodic Table
  • Speed
  • Reactivity
  • Energy
  • Pollution

KS3:
(Additional Links)

BBC Bitesize KS3 Science
www.educatinoquizzes.com/

GCSE/KS4:
(Subject/Topic Content)

Year 11

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Year 12

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Post 16:
(Subject/Topic Content)

Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Applied Science

Year 13

Unit 1 exam: Science Fundamentals

Unit 6 portfolio: Control of Hazards in the Laboratory

Unit 18 portfolio: Microbiology

Year 14

Unit 2 exam: Laboratory Techniques

Unit 18 portfolio: Microbiology

Unit 21 portfolio: Product testing techniques