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Year 10 Science

Week commencing

Tier 

Teacher 

Topic 

Lesson

Monday 4th January 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foundation 

Teacher 1

P3 Particle Model 

 

Density required practical 

Density of liquids 

Teacher 2 

C4 Chemical Changes 

Acids and Alkalis and the pH scale 

Strong and weak acids

Electrolysis of molten compounds 

 

Higher

Teacher 1 

P3 Particle Model 

 

Density required practical  

Density  

Teacher 2 

C4 Chemical changes 

  

Acids alkalis and the pH scale  

Strong and weak acids 

Electrolysis of molten compounds 

 

Monday 11th January 

 

Foundation

Teacher 1

P3 Particle Model 

Internal energy 

Heating and cooling substances

Teacher 2

C4 Chemical Changes

Extraction of aluminium

Electrolysis of solutions

Electrolysis half equations 

 

Higher

Teacher 1

P3 Particle Model 

 

Internal energy  

Multi step energy calculations 

Teacher 2 

C4 Chemical Changes 

  

Observations from acid base reactions 

Making salts 

Acids alkalis and the pH scale 

 

Monday 18th January 

 

Foundation

Teacher 1

P3 Particle Model 

 

Latent heat

Multi step energy calculations

Teacher 2

C4 Chemical Changes 

 

Reactivity and acid base reactions review 

Electrolysis review 

 

Higher

Teacher 1

P3 Particle Model 

 

Gas pressure

Review - Part 1

Teacher 2 

C4 Chemical Changes

  

Electrolysis of molten compounds

Extraction of aluminium 

Electrolysis of solutions 

 

Monday 25th January 

 

Foundation 

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure

 

Gas pressure

Review part 1

Teacher 2

C4 Chemical Changes 

 

Chemical change review 

TASK: Independent revision for trial exams 

 

Higher 

Teacher 1

Revision and mock preparation 

  

Writing a method 

Order of magnitude calculations 

Chemical formulae and conservation of mass

Teacher 2 

C4 Chemical Changes

  

Developing an electrolysis hypothesis 

Reactivity and acid base reactions review 

Electrolysis review 

 

Monday 1st February 

 

Foundation 

Teacher 1

How Science works - Revision 1 

How Science works - Revision 2

How Science works - Revision 2

Teacher 2 

C5 Energy Changes

  

Exothermic and endothermic reactions 

Required practical - Temperature change Part 1  

Required practical - Temperature change Part 2   

 

Higher 

Teacher 1

How Science works - Revision 

  

Revision 1

Revision 2

Revision 3

Teacher 2 

C5 Energy Changes

  

Exothermic and endothermic reactions

Required practical - Temperature change - Part 1 

Required practical - Temperature change - Part 2 

 

Monday 8th February 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foundation

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure 

 

Exploring inside an atom

Atoms and isotopes 

Teacher 2 

C5 Energy Changes 

 

Writing a method to test a hypothesis 

Energy level diagrams 

 

Higher 

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure 

 

Exploring inside an atom

Isotopes and ionisation 

Teacher 2  

C5 Energy Changes 

  

Exothermic and endothermic reactions 

Required practical - Temperature Change - Part 1 

Required practical - Temperature Change - Part 2 

 

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Monday 22nd February 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foundation 

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure 

 

History of atomic models

Radioactivity 

Teacher 2 

C5 Energy Changes

 

Calculating bond energies 

Review combined 

 

Higher

Teacher 1 

P4 Atomic Structure  

 

History of atomic models  

Radioactivity

Teacher 2 

C5 Energy Changes

  

Writing a method to test a hypothesis  

Energy level diagrams 

Review combined 

 

Monday 1st March 

 

Foundation

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure

 

Decay equations 

Activity and half life (FT)

Teacher 2

B4 Bioenergetics 

 

Photosynthesis 

Photosynthesis required practical 

 

Higher

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure 

 

Decay equations  

Activity and a half life HT 

Teacher 2 

B4 Bioenergetics  

 

Photosynthesis 

Photosynthesis - Required practical 

 

Monday 8th March  

 

Foundation

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure 

  

Activity and half life (FT)

Uses and hazards of radiation

Atomic structure review - Part 1 

Teacher 2

B4 Bioenergetics 

 

Photosynthesis - Required practical results 

Limiting factors of photosynthesis

 

Higher

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure 

 

Uses and hazards of radiation 

P4 atomic structure review - Part 1

Teacher 2 

B4 Bioenergetics 

 

Photosynthesis - Required practical results 

Limiting factors of photosynthesis 

 

Monday 15th March 

 

Foundation 

Teacher 1

P2 Electricity 

 

Drawing electrical circuits 

Charge and current 

Teacher 2

B4 Bioenergetics 

 

Manipulating factors of photosynthesis 

Review - Photosynthesis 

 

Higher 

Teacher 1

P2 Electricity 

 

Drawing electrical circuits 

Charge and current 

Teacher 2 

B4 Bioenergetics  

 

Photosynthesis review 

Photosynthesis  

 

Monday 22nd March 

 

Foundation 

Teacher 1

P2 Electricity 

 

Potential difference 

Electrical resistance 

Teacher 2 

B4 Bioenergetics 

 

Respiration

Anaerobic respiration 

 

Higher 

Teacher 1

P2 Electricity 

 

Potential difference 

Electrical resistance 

Teacher 2 

B4 Bioenergetics 

Respiration 

 

Anaerobic respiration 

 

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Miss Rix

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Miss Turner

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Archive 

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Autumn Term (September - December) 

Year 10 Science (Autumn Term)