Chemistry

Triple

Year 9

Modules

Content

Homework

KS3

Exam Board: AQA

Parent / Carer Support

C1

Atomic Structure

 

C2

The Periodic Table

C5

Chemical Changes

Structure of the atom

History of the atom

Chemical equations

Separation techniques

Isotopes and ions

Development of the Periodic Table

Reactions and trends in group 1 & group 7 elements

Electronic structure of atoms and ions

Reactivity series of metals

Reduction and oxidation

Displacement reactions

Extracting metals

Acids reactions – making salts

Strong and weak acids

pH curves

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

C3

Structure and Bonding

 

 

 

C4

Chemical Calculations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C6

Electrolysis

 

 

 

C7

Energy changes

 

 

 

 

C8

Rates and equilibrium

C9

Crude oil and fuels

 

 

 

C10

Organic reactions

States of matter

Ionic, covalent & metallic bonding

Giant and simple structures

Fullerenes and graphene

Properties of giant and simple structures

Nanoparticles

Mole calculations using relative formula mass

Isotopes

Convert between moles, mass and formula mass

Balancing equations

Calculating concentrations of solutions

Titrations

Electrolysis uses

Half equations

Electrolysis of molten ionic compounds and aqueous solutions

Extraction of aluminium

Oxidation and reduction

Exothermic and endothermic

Calorimetry

Activation energy, bond breaking and bond breaking

Chemical cells and batteries

Half equations

Non-rechargeable batteries

Hydrogen fuel cells

 

Calculating the rate of reaction

Collision theory

Temperature, surface area, concentration, catalysts

Reversible reactions and equilibria

Dynamic equilibria and Le Chatelier’s Principle

Fractional distillation of crude oil

Hydrocarbons and alkanes and their properties

Complete and incomplete combustion

Cracking and alkenes

Reactions of alkenes

Comparing alkanes and alkenes

Structures and reactions of alcohols, esters and carboxylic acids

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

C11

Hormonal Coordination

 

 

 

 

 

 

C12

Chemical Analysis

C13

Our Atmosphere

 

 

 

 

C14

The Earth’s Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

C15

 

Using our resources

Hormonal Control

Blood Glucose

Diabetes

Negative Feedback

Human Reproduction

Menstrual Cycle

Contraception

Infertility

Formulations, mixtures, percentage compositions of components

Chromatography and Rf values

Testing for gases

History and composition of the atmosphere

Development of the atmosphere

Greenhouse effect

Global warming

Global climate change and greenhouse gases

Atmospheric pollution

Finite & renewable resources

How chemistry improves agriculture and industry

Interpreting data

Potable water

Water treatment

Extracting metals fro ores

Life cycle assessments

Issues affecting recycling, reducing and reusing products

Rusting

Alloys

Polymer properties

Glass, ceramics and composites

Making ammonia – the Haber process

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:

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

Revision Cards - Purchase online through sQuid, and can be collected from Mr Murray in S9. 3 x £3 for combined science.

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 Chemistry 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

Extra parental support

●  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.

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The Kimberley School

Newdigate St | Kimberley | Nottinghamshire | NG16 2NJ

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