Year 8 Science


Curriculum Modules

What will my child be learning?

What homework will they be set?

How do I support my child?

Biology B2
  • Health and lifestyle, ecosystem processes, adaptation and inheritance.
  • 6 mark questions.
  • Practical write-ups.
  • Revision & flashcards.
  • Key words.
  • Test knowledge and
    use of key words and terminology.
  • Help revision of key topics and practicals completed in class.
  •  Encourage revision methods such as using flashcards to summarise and test knowledge.
  •  Promote use of Kerboodle to revisit content studied in class.
Chemistry C2
  • Periodic table, separation techniques, metals and acids, the Earth.
  • 6 mark questions.
  • Practical write-ups.
  • Word equations.
  • Revision & flashcards.
  • Key words.
Physics P2
  • Electricity and magnetism, energy, motion and pressure.
  • 6 mark questions.
  • Practical write-ups.
  • Calculations.
  • Revision & flashcards.
  • Key words.

 

 Support/Study Guides Available:

 

Title

Available From

Approximate Cost

CGP Study and question books (will last until the end of Year 9) Miss Iwanczuk, S7 £10 through school (£20 from shops)
Kerboodle support and homework www.kerboodle.com Free (students provided with login)
BBC Bitesize Key Stage 3 BBC website Free

 

Other ways in which parents/carers can help:

 

  • Ensuring students complete homework on time.
  • Encouraging them to seek help if they are struggling.
  • Supporting students to revise for end of chapter tests.
  • Helping students to review tests to see where to improve and set targets to ensure progress.