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.

 

Yr 9 Castlerock Science visit.

Yr 9 Castlerock visit 

The weather was not kind to us on Monday 01 June as we set out on our Science visit to Castlerock.  Banded snail populations, marram grass adaptations,  the physics of the black glen and dam followed by some Using Maths to prove that Lady Erne's Seat is indeed circular were all investigated. Mr Phillips.even managed to give the schools drone its first test flight over the sand dunes before a the storms really hit at lunchtime. I have placed a couple of photos here but check out the gallery and also fronter for  more pictures, video clips and footage from our ' drone'. 

Yr 9 are reminded that their Castlerock project is to be submitted by Friday 19 June to the preproom and this year a poster presentation or alternatively an iMovie project is acceptable. Use of drone video footage or images taken using the iPads during the visit are available via fronter. Check out other photos from castlerock visit via the Foylenet gallery also!