Key Stage 3
Year 9 Science: Bridging course
Students have 5 lessons a fortnight and by the end of year 9 most should be confident as to the route they will be taking in years 10 and 11. For the first two terms, they will concentrate on various aspects of Biology, Chemistry and Physics with an emphasis on the skills necessary to be competent scientists. They will be continually assessed during this period and by the end of it they will be directed and advised as to which courses to opt for in years 10 and 11.