Oxford Academy

Year 9 - Science

Year 9 –GCSE  AQA Combined Science

Students will study the following the Combined Science AQA over a 3 year period. They will be examined at the end of year 11 and achieve a qualification worth 2 GCSE’s.

Combined Science AQA Trilogy course: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/science/specifications/AQA-8464-SP-2016.PDF

In term 1 and 2 of year 9 the students develop their skills for the required practicals. They will be assessed on their knowledge and understanding of these practicals in their final exam. The students focus on the content of the course during term 3-6 and will continue to apply the skills they have developed in term 1 and 2 throughout the course.

Homework: please see Show My Homework for more details

Students will have a fortnightly factual learning homework. Firstly they must learn the question and answer packs (starting with content from year 7 and 8 for revision). Secondly, they must complete homework on Doddle.

Termly homework: Complete one extended piece of homework per term.  Full details are on Show My Homework. E.g. for term 1: https://www.showmyhomework.co.uk/homeworks/20152696

If you would like more information about year 9, please contact Mrs Katie Braham at katie.braham@theoxfordacademy.org.uk.