Science

Curriculum Leader:

  • Mr K Price

Department Staff:

  • Mr I Barlow (Assistant Curriculum Leader)
  • Mrs C Earing
  • Mrs N Ellis
  • Mrs P Lynch
  • Mrs K Moate
  • Mr M Timbrell
  • Mrs G Jardine (Science Technician)

About the subject:

Science is taught in 6 21st century laboratories by specialist teachers. Examination results and Estyn inspection demonstrate our success in ensuring all pupils achieve their potential.

KS3 overview:

  • Year 7 – science is taught in mixed ability form groups, 6hours per fortnight.
  • Year 8 & 9 – pupils are set according to ability and taught Physics, Chemistry and Biology, totalling 6 hours per fortnight.

KS4 overview:

  • Year 10 & 11 – Pupils are set according to ability and taught Physics, Chemistry and Biology as modular parts of WJEC GCSE science courses, totalling 10 hours per fortnight.

Examinations:

Exam Board: WJEC

  • GCSE Science Double Award at higher and foundation tiers.
  • GCSE Physics, GCSE Chemistry and GCSE Biology at higher tier.
  • GCSE Applied Science Single Award at foundation tier.