Subject Team Leader: A Bhogal
Assistant Subject Team Leader: D Lowe (KS4), S Rahman (KS3)
Lead Practitioner: H Hussain
Key information about subject:
Lyndon School provides an excellent platform for Year 7 students to enthuse them and acquire the skills needed to complete practical work in all three fields of Science. The KS3 curriculum is tailored to provide the students with an insight into all basic concepts of Science which they are able to build on and develop in KS4.
At Lyndon, we teach KS4 Science according to the AQA specification. We greatly emphasise practical work in lessons to develop the skills of students alongside a secure theoretical knowledge. The GCSE course runs over three years, from Year 9 to Year 11, to maximise the student learning experience.
Useful websites for students and parents
BBC Bitesize – https://www.bbc.com/education
Seneca Learning – https://senecalearning.com/
Kerboodle – https://www.kerboodle.com/users/login (students should have a login to access this website)
Apps on Apple and Android
Key Stage 3
Key Stage 4
Potential future career pathways in subject area
Further education in Science can lead to a whole host of careers. These include medicine, dentistry, optometry, teaching, research and development of drugs, food based products, household products and beauty products. It can also lead to a career in forensic science to help fight crime, nursing, midwifery and many more.
Professionals with a Science based degree have been successful in non-science related careers. These have included accountancy, actuary, business management, marketing, media, journalism and many more.