SCIENCE FACULTY

SLT Link Mrs M Carrick – Biology michaela.carrick@castlephoenixtrust.org.uk

Head of Faculty: Mr E Stubley – Chemistry edward.stubley@castlephoenixtrust.org.uk

Deputy Head of Faculty: Mr J Crane – Physics and Astronomy joshua.crane@castlephoenixtrust.org.uk

Lead Practitioner: Miss H Hodkinson – Biology hannah.hodkinson@castlephoenixtrust.org.uk

Mr D Crane – Physics david.crane@castlephoenixtrust.org.uk

Mrs S Lilley – Chemistry stacey.lilley@castlephoenixtrust.org.uk

Mrs D Waters – Biology diane.waters@castlephoenixtrust.org.uk

Mr K Wideman – Physics and Astronomy karl.wideman@castlephoenixtrust.org.uk

SCIENCE

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Year 7 Maths SkillsKnowledge Organiser_Science_Maths_Skills
Year 7 Life Processes (7A)Knowledge Organiser_Science_Life_Processes
Year 7 ReproductionKnowledge Organiser_Science_Reproduction
Year 7 Mixtures (7E)Knowledge Organiser_Science_Mixtures
Year 7 The Particle Model (7G)Knowledge Organiser_Science_The_Particle_Model
Year 7 Atoms, elements, molecules and compounds (7H)Knowledge Organiser_Science_Atoms_Elements_Molecules_and_Compound
Year 7 Energy (7I)Knowledge Organiser_Science_Energy
Year 7 ForcesKnowledge Organiser_Science_Forces
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Year 8 Maths SkillsKnowledge Organiser_Science_Maths_Skills
Year 8 Food and NutritionKnowledge Organiser_Science_Food_and_Nutrition
Year 8 Breathing and Respiration
(8C)
Knowledge Organiser_Science_Breathing_and_Respiration
Year 8
Unicellular Organisms (8D)
Knowledge Organiser_Science_Unicellular_Organisms
Year 8 Combustion (8E)Knowledge Organiser_Science_Combustion
Year 8 The Periodic Table (8f)Knowledge Organiser_Science_The_Periodic_Table
Year 8 Metals and their Uses (8G)Knowledge Organiser_Science_Metals_and_Their_Uses
Year 8 FluidsKnowledge Organiser_Science_Fluids
Year 8 LightKnowledge Organiser_Science_Light
Year 8 Energy TransfersKnowledge Organiser_Science_Energy_Transfers
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Year 9 Maths SkillsKnowledge Organiser_Science_Maths_Skills
Year 9 Genes and EvolutionKnowledge Organiser_Science_Genes_and_Evolution
Year 8
Growing our Food (9B)
Knowledge Organiser_Science_Growing_our_Food
Making Materials (9E)Knowledge Organiser_Science_Making_Materials
Year 9 Reactivity (9F)Knowledge Organiser_Science_Reactivity
Year 9 Forces and MotionKnowledge Organiser_Science_Forces_and_Motion
Year 9 Force Fields and ElectromagnetsKnowledge Organiser_Science_Force_Fields_and_electromagnets

ASTRONOMY

Year 10

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1 Planet Earth1 Planet Earth Knowledge Organiser
2 Lunar disc2 Lunar disc Knowledge Organiser
3 E-M-S system3 E-M-S system Knowledge Organiser
5 Solar System observation5 Solar System observation Knowledge Organiser
6 Celestial Observation6 Celestial Observation Knowledge Organiser
7 Early models of the Soalr System7 Early models of the Soalr System Knowledge Organiser
8 Planetary motion and gravity8 Planetary motion and gravity Knowledge Organiser
9 Exploring of the Moon9 Exploring of the Moon Knowledge Organiser
10 Solar astronomy10 Solar astronomy Knowledge Organiser
11 Exploration of the Solar System11 Exploration of the Solar System Knowledge Organiser

Year 11

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4 Time and the E-M-S cycles4 Time and the E-M-S cycles Knowledge Organiser
12 Formation of planetary systems12 Formation of planetary systems Knowledge Organiser
13 Exploring starlight13 Exploring starlight Knowledge Organiser
14 Stellar evolution14 Stellar evolution Knowledge Organiser
15 Our place in the Galaxy15 Our place in the Galaxy Knowledge Organiser
16 Cosmology16 Cosmology Knowledge Organiser

Useful Links

Details of the course and the full specification can be found at the following website

The course Pupil Guide can be purchased from the following website (but be aware the school usually buys in bulk each year and so can offer them to students at a slightly reduced price);

CHILD DEVELOPMENT


CHILD DEVELOPMENTLink
Year 10 Exam Content, R057 – Health and well-being for child development Topic Area 1 = pre-conceptual health Topic Area 2 = Antenatal Care and preparation for birth Topic Area 3 = Childhood illnesses and child-safe environment Coursework 1, R058 – Create a safe environment and understand the nutritional needs of children ages birth-5 years Topic Area 1 = Creating a safe environment in a childcare setting Topic Area 2 = Choosing suitable equipment for a childcare setting Topic Area 3 = Nutrition needs of children from birth to five yearsTopic Area 1: Knowledge_Organiser_CD_Topic_1_Year_10 Topic Area 2: Knowledge_Organiser_CD_Topic_2_Year_10 The J809 Child Development textbook includes knowledge and understanding or each of the 3 units, R057, R058, R059.  The R057 revision guide is also available to students retrieval. All student have access to these and were offered to buy their own at the start of the course.
Year 11 Exam Content, R057 – Health and well-being for child development Topic Area 3 = Postnatal checks, postnatal care and the conditions for development continued. Topic Area 4 = Childhood illnesses and child-safe environment Coursework 2, R059 – Understand the development of a child from one to 5 years. Topic Area 1 = Physical, intellectual and social development norms from 1-5 years. Topic Area 2 = Stages of play and how play benefits development Topic Area 3 = Observe the development of a child aged 1-5 years. Topic Area 4 = Plan and evaluate play activities for a child ages 1-5 years for a chosen area of development.(Topic Area 3 and 4 Knowledge Organisers still need to be made – it’s a new specification so resources aren’t finished yet). The J809 Child Development textbook includes knowledge and understanding or each of the 3 units, R057, R058, R059.  The R057 revision guide is also available to students retrieval. All student have access to these and were offered to buy their own at the start of the course.