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The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School

The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School

Year 10 Science News

Information about about the dates and topics in the Year 10 January Science examinations.

Year 10

Biology and Physics – A half – Wednesday 10th January – Period 3

Biology and Physics – B half – Wednesday 10th January – Period 2

Chemistry - A half – Friday 12th January – Period 1

Chemistry - B half – Friday 12th January – Period 2

There may be a small number of set changes following this examination, particularly to decide if Separate Science students are on the correct course – all test results from Y10 and Y9 summer examination results will be analysed.

It is essential that your child attempts these tests with the aim of achieving the best possible results they can.

Students will be tested on topics taught this academic year and in Year 9


B1 Cell-level system, B2 Scaling Up, B3.1 The Nervous System


C1 Particles; C2 Elements, compounds and mixtures; C4.2 Identifying products of chemical reactions


P1 Matter; P2 Forces; P3.1 Current only ; P3.2 Series and parallel circuits, potential difference, Resistance only; P4.1 Waves, P4.2 The EM spectrum (P5.1 and 5.2 for separate science)

Revision resources can be found on Frog these include past paper questions, board works quizzes.  Students also have access to the online textbook and further practice questions at  If students are unable to logon they need to see me in G16.

If you have any further questions please feel free to contact me on 0208 575 8222 (Ext 442)

Miss Martin

Second in Science/Key Stage 4 Manager