Year 9 - The Academy Selsey

Year 9

Year 9 Curriculum Plan - Science


Overview of Course Content:


Students will study one or two Science modules each half term according to the new KS3 Science curriculum. They will also study fundamental ideas and create resources in preparation for their GCSEs.



Half term



Autumn 1


Waves and Energy Transfer

Students will complete an extended writing task, an end of module test and a practical ‘Technical Challenge’ every half term to assess progress.


Autumn 2


Obtaining Useful Materials & Using Our Earth Sustainably

Spring 1

Biology project to prepare for GCSE

Spring 2

Chemistry project to prepare for GCSE

Summer 1

Physics project to prepare for GCSE

Summer 2

Biology: Variation for Survival and conservation work