Year 9 Physics – Triple
|Curriculum Modules||What will my child be learning?||What homework will they be set?||How do I support my child?|
|P1 Conservation and dissipation of energy||P1.1 Changes in energy stores
P1.2 Conservation of energy
P1.3 Energy and work
P1.4 Gravitational energy stores
P1.5 Kinetic energy and elastic energy stores
P1.6 Energy dissipation
P1.7 Energy and efficiency
P1.8 Electrical appliances
P1.9 Energy and power
The students are given a homework book, either higher tier or foundation tier based on their Kimberley School Target.
The students will be allocated pages to complete in this book for homework, which corresepond to the lessons taught in class.
The questions involve:
Help them revise from the classwork books.
Ensure they complete homework on time. Encourage them to ask their teachers for help if they are stuck.
Test knowledge and use of key words and terminology.
Help revision of key topics and required practical activities completed in class.
Encourage revision methods such as using flashcards to summarise and test knowledge.
|P2 Energy transfer by heating||P2.1 Energy transfer
P2.2 Infrared radiation (triple only)
P2.3 More about infrared radiation (triple only)
P2.4 Specific heat capacity – Required Practial Activity
P2.5 Heating and insulating buildings
|P3 Energy resources||P3.1 Energy demands
P3.2 Energy from wind and water
P3.3 Power from the Sun and the Earth
P3.4 Energy and the environment
P3.5 Big energy issues
Support/study guides available:
|CGP Study and question books (will last until the end of Year 11)||Purchase online through sQuid, and can be collected from Mr Murray in S9||£14 for combined science
£20 for triple science
|AQA Physics revision guide Oxford Press||Triple Physics from Amazon||Approximately £6. If purchasing these ensure your child knows whether they are studying Combined Science, or Tiple Science|
|BBC Bitesize Key Stage 3||BBC website||Free|
Other ways in which parents/carers can help: