Physics
Combined
Year 9
Modules
Content
Homework
KS3
Exam Board: AQA
Parent / Carer Support
P1 Conservation and dissipation of energy
P2 Energy transfer by heating
P3 Energy resources
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 writeups.
· Revision & flashcards.
· Key words.
P1.1 Changes in energy stores
P1.2 Conservation of energy
P1.3 Energy and work
P1.4 Gravitational energy stores
P1.5 Kinetic energy and elastic energy stores
P1.6 Energy dissipation
P1.7 Energy and efficiency
P1.8 Electrical appliances
P1.9 Energy and power
P2.1 Energy transfer
P2.4 Specific heat capacity – Required Practial Activity
P2.5 Heating and insulating buildings
P3.1 Energy demands
P3.2 Energy from wind and water
P3.3 Power from the Sun and the Earth
P3.4 Energy and the environment
P3.5 Big energy issues
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
P4 Electric circuits
P5 Electricity in the home
P6 Molecules and matter
P7 Radioactivity
P8 Forces in balance
P9 Motion
P4.1 Current and charge
P4.2 Potential difference and resistance – Required Practical Activity
P4.3 Component characteristics – Required Practical Activity
P4.4 Series circuits
P4.5 Parallel circuits
P5.1 Alternating current
P5.2 Cables and plugs
P5.3 Electrical power and potential difference
P5.4 Electrical currents and energy transfer
P5.5 Appliances and efficiency
P6.1 Density – Required Practical Activity
P6.2 States of matter
P6.3 Changes of state
P6.4 Internal energy
P6.5 Specific latent heat
P6.6 Gas pressure and temperature
P7.1 Atoms and radiation
P7.2 The discovery of the nucleus
P7.3 Changes in the nucleus
P7.4 More about alpha, beta, and gamma radiation
P7.5 Activity and halflife
P8.1 Vectors and Scalars
P8.2 Forces between objects
P8.3 Resultant forces
P8.4 Centre of mass
P9.1 Speed and distancetime graphs
P9.2 Velocity and acceleration
P9.3 More about velocitytime graphs
P9.4 Analysing motion graphs
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
P10 Force and motion
P11 Wave properties
P12 Electromagnetic waves
P13 Electromagnetism
P10.1 Force and acceleration – Required Practical Activity
P10.2 Weight and terminal velocity
P10.3 Forces and braking
P10.4 Momentum (higher tier only)
P10.5 Forces and elasticity – Required Practical Activity
P12.1 The nature of waves
P12.2 Properties of waves
P12.3 Reflection and refraction (higher tier only)
P12.4 More about waves – Required Practical Activity
P13.1 The electromagnetic spectrum
P13.2 Light, infrared, microwaves and radio waves – Required Practical Activity
P13.3 Reflection and refraction
P13.4 Ultraviolet, Xrays, gamma rays
P13.5 Xrays in medicine
P15.1 Magnetic fields
P15.2 Magnetic fields of electric currents
P15.3 The motor effect (higher tier only)
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.
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
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 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 Physics 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 