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 write-ups.

·         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 half-life

P8.1 Vectors and Scalars

P8.2 Forces between objects

P8.3 Resultant forces

P8.4 Centre of mass

P9.1 Speed and distance-time graphs

P9.2 Velocity and acceleration

P9.3 More about velocity-time 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, X-rays, gamma rays

P13.5 X-rays 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 on-line (£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 - www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

http://www.expertguidance.co.uk

0115 938 7000

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