Biology

Combined

Year 9

Modules

Content

Homework

KS3

Exam Board: AQA

Parent / Carer Support

B5

Communicable Diseases

 

 

B6

Preventing and Treating Disease

 

B7

Non-communicable Diseases

Health and Disease

Causes of Disease

Preventing infections

Human Defense Responses

Vaccination

Antibiotics and Painkillers

Discovering Drugs

Developing Drugs

 

Cancer

Smoking

Diet and Exercise

Alcohol and other carcinogens

The students are given a homework book, either higher tier or foundation tier based on their Kimberley School Target.

 

The students will be allocated pages to complete in this book for homework, which correspond to the lessons taught in class.

In addition, questions may be set covering he following areas:

·         Long answer questions.

·         Practical write-ups.

·         Revision & flashcards.

·         Key words.

Help them revise using revision cards.

 

Help them revise from the classwork books.

 

Ensure they complete homework on time. Encourage them to ask their teachers for help if they are stuck.

Year 10

Modules

Content

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

KS4

B1

Cell Structure and Cell Division

 

 

B2 and B3

Stem Cells, Organisation and The Digestive System

 

B4

Organising Animals and Plants

 

 

 

B8

Photosynthesis

 

 

B9

Respiration

 

 

B10

Homeostasis

·Microscopes

·Animal and Plant Cells

·Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Cells

·Specialised Animal and Plant   Cells

·Mitosis

· Differentiation

· Stem Cells

· Tissues and Organs

· The Digestive System

· Enzymes

· The Blood

· The Heart

· Breathing

· Gas Exchange

· Tissues and Organs in Plants

· Transport Systems in Plants

· Transpiration

· The Rate of Photosynthesis

· How Plants use Glucose

· Making the most of Photosynthesis

· Aerobic Respiration

· Exercise

· Anaerobic respiration

· Metabolism and the Liver

· Homeostasis

· Nervous System

· Reflex Actions

The students are given a homework book, either higher tier or foundation tier based on their Kimberley School Target.

The students will be allocated pages to complete in this book for homework, which correspond to the lessons taught in class.

In addition, questions may be set covering the following areas:

·         Long answer questions.

·         Practical write-ups.

·         Revision & flashcards.

·         Key words.

Help them revise using revision cards.

 

Help them revise from the classwork books.

 

Ensure they complete homework on time. Encourage them to ask their teachers for help if they are stuck

Year 11

Modules

Content

Homework

KS4

Parent / Carer Support

B11

Hormonal Coordination

 

 

 

 

 

B13

Reproduction

 

 

 

 

 

B14

Variation and Evolution

 

 

 

B15

Genetics and Evolution

 

 

B16

Adaptation, Interdependence, competition

 

B17

Organising an Ecosystem

 

B18

Biodiversity and Ecosystems

·         Hormonal Control

·         Blood Glucose

·         Diabetes

·         Negative Feedback

·         Human Reproduction

·         Menstrual Cycle

·         Contraception

·         Infertility

·         Types of Reproduction

·         Meiosis

·         DNA

·         Inheritance

·         Genetics

·         Inherited Disorders

·         Screening for Genetic Disorders

·         Variation

·         Natural selection

·         Selective Breeding

·         Genetic Engineering

·         Ethics

·         Evidence for Evolution

·         Fossils

·         Extinction

·         Antibiotic Resistance

·         Classification

·         Communities

·         Environment

·         Distribution

·         Competition

·         Adaptations

·         Food Chains

·         Materials Cycling

·         The Carbon cycle

·         Human Population

·         Pollution

·         Deforestation

·         Global Warming

·         Biodiversity

The students are given a homework book, either higher tier or foundation tier based on their Kimberley School Target.

The students will be allocated pages to complete in this book for homework, which correspond to the lessons taught in class.

In addition, questions may be set covering the following areas:

·         Long answer questions.

·         Practical write-ups.

·         Revision & flashcards.

·         Key words.

Help them revise using revision cards.

 

Help them revise from the classwork books.

 

Ensure they complete homework on time. Encourage them to ask their teachers for help if they are stuck

Study Guides Available:

Extra parental support

CGP Study and Question books (will last until the end of Y9) - Purchase via sQuid and collect from the science department.

CGP workbook, exam practice question and answers books. These books cover the whole course (Y10 and Y11) - Purchase online (£14) through sQuid, and can be collected from Mr Murray in S9.

AQA Biology for GCSE Combined Science: Trilogy. Higher/Foundation Workbook provided by free the Science Department for use in class or at home.

BBC Bitesize Key Stage 3 - www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

http://www.expertguidance.co.uk

●  Ensuring students complete homework on time.

 

●  Encouraging them to seek help if they are struggling.

●  Supporting students to revise for end of chapter tests.

●  Helping students to review tests to see where to improve and set targets to ensure progress.

0115 938 7000

The Kimberley School

Newdigate St | Kimberley | Nottinghamshire | NG16 2NJ

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