Science Home Learning - Summer Term

Discovery College

Discover the exciting world of Secondary Education, prepare for the start of your GCSEs and learn all about the world and life ahead of you.

Upcoming Events

Year 7

This term in Science Year 7 will be studying a topic entitled “Do we really need zoos?” This unit will be accompanied by an iTunes U course detailing all homework tasks for students to complete. The unit will cover the areas such as:

  • Endangered species

  • Animal adaptations

  • Food chains

The iTunes U course will include an iBook plus a range of useful web links to assist with students revision for the end of unit test.

Year 8

This summer Year 8 end of year exams will be held on the following dates:

  • Monday 15th June: Paper 1 – Sports Hall

  • Monday 29th June: Paper 2 - Classroom (First science lesson of that week)

Once the exams are completed, a range of activities will take place in class to make sure you are GCSE ready. On  the accompanying iTunes U course is a PowerPoint file in the Materials section which gives key words, video links and web links to help you with revision and making sure you are GCSE ready! The materials section also contains a dictionary with all key vocabulary students need to know at Year 7 and 8.