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The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School

Year 9 Science News

Year 9 will have an important Progress Test for Science in their lesson on 19th February

It will cover the following topics:

  • P1.1 Matter – Particle Model
  • P3.1 Static and Charge
  • P3.2.1 –P3.2.3 Simple circuits
  • B1.4 Photosynthesis
  • C2.3 Properties of materials

The test may also include questions from any topic covered this year.

These topics are part of the OCR Gateway Science course.

Please note that all pupils have access to ‘FROG’ and ‘Kerboodle’ (containing the online textbooks 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.

username : first initial of first name, and then full last name e.g jbloggs for Joe Bloggs

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:

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)

Ms Ul-Haq

Science Key Stage 3 Manager