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The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School

The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School

Year 9 Tests

Year 9 Students will have an important Progress Test for Science in their lesson on Friday 24th February, 

The Topics covered will be:

  • Cell Structures (B1.1); What happens in cells (B1.2)
  • The Particle Model (C1.1); Atomic Structure (C1.2);
  • C2.2 Bonding (up to and including C2.2.4 Ionic Compounds)
  • Motion (P2.1); Newton’s Laws (P2.2)

These topics are part of the OCR Gateway GCSE Science course.

Please note that all pupils have access to ‘FROG’ and ‘Kerboodle’ (containing the online textbook for the GCSE course), which I would strongly encourage them to utilise:
Access FROG via the VLE link on the Cardinal Wiseman school homepage.

The Science department GCSE folder on FROG has boardworks presentations and test-style revision questions with answers for each topic.
To access it click on FROG drive link at top of screen; click documents; click Frog resources (U) enter login details then find Science folder and GCSE.

  • www.kerboodle.com
  • username : (Example) jbloggs (initial then last name; lowercase; no hyphens)
  • password : same as username when logged on for first time, then change password
  • institution : hgu0

Also BBC Bitesize GCSE has interactive activities and tests for Science:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zrkw2hv

This test will be an important indication to the Science Department of progress and needs to be attempted with maximum effort. They will also inform future set changes.

If you have any queries please contact me on 0208 575 8222 (Ext 437)

Mr T Davies
Science Key Stage 3 Manager