Welcome to Junior Science

Welcome to the Junior Science department.

KS3 Science is taught together as Integrated Science in Years 8 & 9 with a time allocation of 3 double periods per week. . In Yr10 the Science is taught  as separate biology, chemistry and physics lessons with subject specialist teachers, to prepare students for the GCSE courses they start in Yr11. Each separate Science subject is allocated 1 double period per week.

The purpose of this site is to keep you up to date with the many activities ongoing within the department, both in and outside the classroom, meeting the requirements of the KS3 curriculum. The Yr8-10 good student awards in Science will also be published here every month to celebrate the achievement of pupils displaying hardwork and commitment in science.

Pupils can retrieve missed worksheets/homework sheets from the junior science section on the school VLE site and access extra revision worksheets. Please keep checking back to this micro site as it is developed to see the updates.

 

Yr10 Choosing Science Event

 

 On Wednesday 15 January Yr10 pupils spent the morning meeting and talking with Science ambassadors from a range of science related careers in the local region.  Representatives from  the construction industry, McGovern & O’Hare,  a fish biologist from the Lough’s Agency, Consultant engineer, NI water, Culture Tech, STEM Aware and a biomedical scientist from Altnagevin hospital were all represented. Pupils were provided with a stimulating program which aimed to inform them more about the relevance of science in many career paths for their future at a time when GCSE choices will be being made.