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Science (KS3)

Learning Journey

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KS3 Revision

Year 7 Topics to Revise

BBC Bitesize - KS3 Science

  • Muscles

  • Organs

  • Cells and cell structures

  • Ecosystems and selective breeding/natural selection

  • Variation in genes

  • Distillation 

  • Plant reproduction

  • Solids, Liquids and gases

  • Particle model

  • Compounds

  • Elements and mixtures

  • Combustion

  • Burning fuels

  • Space (Day, night, seasons, Eclipses etc)

  • Energy and energy transfer

  • Atoms Elements and Mixtures

  • Gas Pressure

  • Forces and friction

  • Reversible/ Irreversible reactions

  • Microscopes

  • Combustion

Year 8 Topics to Revise

  • Diet 

  • Energy

  • Photosynthesis

  • Metal reactions

  • Properties of metals 

  • Rocks and the rock cycle

  • Insulation

  • Heat transfers

  • Speed (including the speed equation)

  • Elements, Compounds and Mixtures

  • Pressure (gas)

  • Cells

  • Breathing and the respiratory system

  • Sound and sound waves

GCSE Resources Link

A link to a 'share point' has been set up for  all GCSE students (Y9-11) which allows you access via your emails to a wide variety of GCSE resources' to help you with your revision and GCSE preparation:

GCSE Resources Link

KS3 Standards

To view the KS3 Standards please click here.

Curriculum Information


The KS3 curriculum is delivered through Exploring Science over a two year course. 

It is a combination of inspiring and engaging Physics, Chemistry and Biology topics. 

Areas covered include:

Year 7


Year 8



Long Term Plans

Year 7


Year 8



Year 9

Year 9 long term plans are included in the document for KS4:

GCSE Science Long Term Plans for KS4