Biology

Triple

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 Defence 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 corresepond to the lessons taught in class.

The questions involve:

  • Key word tasks

  • Calculations

  • Recall of facts

  • Description of processes

  • Explanations

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.

 

Test knowledge and use of key words and terminology.

Help revision of key topics and required practical activities completed in class.

Encourage revision methods such as using flashcards to summarise and test knowledge.

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

Homoeostasis

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

Homoeostasis

Nervous System

Reflex Actions

The Brain

The Eye

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 corresepond to the lessons taught in class.

The questions involve:

  • Key word tasks

  • Calculations

  • Recall of facts

  • Description of processes

  • Explanations

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

B12

Homeostasis in Action

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

Plant Hormones

Body Temperature

Waste Products

Kidney

Dialysis

Kidney Transplants

Types of Reproduction

Meiosis

Reproduction in fungi, plants and malaria parasite

DNA Structure

Protein Synthesis

Gene expression

Mutations

Inheritance

Genetics

Inherited Disorders

Screening for Genetic Disorders

Variation

Natural selection

Selective Breeding

Genetic Engineering

Cloning

Ethics

History of Genetics

Theories of Evolution

Darwin

Speciation

Evidence for Evolution

Fossils

Extinction

Antibiotic Resistance

Classification

Communities

Environment

Distribution

Competition

Adaptations

Food Chains

Materials Cycling

The Carbon cycle

Decomposition

Human Population

Pollution

Deforestation

Global Warming

Biodiversity

Trophic levels and Biomass

Food Security

Sustainable Food Production

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

Study Guides Available:

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.

CGP workbook, exam practice question and answers books. These books cover the whole course (Y10 and Y11)Purchase online through sQuid, and can be collected from Mr Murray in S9 - £20 for triple science

 

AQA Biology for GCSE Combined Science: Trilogy. Higher/Foundation WorkbookProvided by the Science Department for use in lass or at home.

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

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