Science

Mr D Tilley – Head of Science

Key contacts

Mr D Tilley (Head of Science) tilleyd@saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk

Ms A Fry (Second in department) frya@saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk

Karen Whitehead (Head of Key Stage 3) whiteheadk@saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk


Revision Guides:

The Science department is giving you the wonderful opportunity to purchase revision resources to help you with your upcoming assessments. These revision resources will be highly recommended for all students. It is hoped that having these resources will provide additional support for students to independently revise and prepare for assessments & exams.

To buy resources simply bring the cash to the Science Prep room (located opposite lab 4) at the start of break or lunchtime.

Click here for the Revision Guide Price List 2022

Please do not hesitate to speak to your Science teacher if you have any questions.

KS3 (Years 7&8)

  • Science Complete Revision Practice Book – Foundation £6
  • Science Complete Revision Practice Book – Higher £6

KS4 (Years 9,10 &11)

  • GCSE AQA Combined Science Revision Guide –Foundation £7
  • GCSE AQA Combined Science Revision Guide – Higher £7
  • GCSE AQA Combined Science Workbook – Foundation £7
  • GCSE AQA Combined Science Workbook – Higher £7
  • GCSE AQA Combined Science Revision Question Cards All-in-one £10

Triple Science

  • GCSE AQA Triple Revision Guide Chemistry -£5
  • GCSE AQA Triple Revision Guide Physics- £5
  • GCSE AQA Triple Revision Guide Biology-£5
  • GCSE AQA Triple Revision Cards- Chemistry £5
  • GCSE AQA Triple Revision Cards- Physics £5
  • GCSE AQA Triple Revision Cards- Biology £5

A-Level:

A-level textbooks can be purchased from Amazon through the following links.

AQA Biology 

Edexcel Chemistry

AQA Physics

Key Stage 3

Karen Whitehead (Head of Key 3) Whiteheadk@saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk

 

Topics

KS3 Science Club:
We offer an afterschool science club for KS3 students, every Tuesday.

 

AQA Combined Science:

AQA Combined Science Trilogy

Mr D Tilley – Head of Science

tilleyd@saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk

Combined Science has the option for both a foundation or Higher Tier. At the end of this course, each student will receive 2 GCSE’s

How it’s assessed

  • Six written exams: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Foundation and Higher Tier

 

Key Topics

Biology topics:

1 – 4: Cell Biology; Organisation; Infection and response; and Bioenergetics.

 5 – 7: Homeostasis and response; Inheritance, variation and evolution; and Ecology.

 

Chemistry topics:

8 – 12: Atomic structure and the periodic table; Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter; Quantitative chemistry; Chemical changes; and Energy changes.

13 – 17: The rate and extent of chemical change; Organic chemistry; Chemical analysis; Chemistry of the atmosphere; and Using resources.

 

Physics topics:

18 – 21: Energy; Electricity; Particle model of matter; and Atomic structure.

 22 – 24: Forces; Waves; and Magnetism and electromagnetism.

 


AQA Triple Science

Key contact

Ms A Fry – Second in department

frya@saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk

Triple Science has the option for both a Foundation or Higher Tier, at the end of this course, each student will receive 3 GCSE’s.

  • Biology GCSE
  • Chemistry GCSE
  • Physics GCSE

How it’s assessed

Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes

 

Key Topics

Biology topics:

1 – 4: Cell Biology; Organisation; Infection and response; and Bioenergetics.

 5 – 7: Homeostasis and response; Inheritance, variation and evolution; and Ecology.

 

Chemistry topics:

8 – 12: Atomic structure and the periodic table; Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter; Quantitative chemistry; Chemical changes; and Energy changes.

13 – 17: The rate and extent of chemical change; Organic chemistry; Chemical analysis; Chemistry of the atmosphere; and Using resources.

 

Physics topics:

18 – 21: Energy; Electricity; Particle model of matter; and Atomic structure.

 22 – 24: Forces; Waves; and Magnetism and electromagnetism.

 

 

AQA Biology A Level

Contact information:

Mrs J Scott: ScottJ@saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk

Mrs E Kennedy: KennedyE@saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • At least Grade 5 in GCSE Biology (Triple) or grades 5-5 in GCSE Combined Science (including a 5 in the Biology modules). 
  • Must have been entered for the higher paper in Combined or Triple Science.
  • Obtained grade 5 in GCSE English & Maths.

Edexcel Chemistry A Level

Contact information:

Mrs Sehgal: SehgalA@saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk

Mr Tilley: TilleyD@saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • At least Grade 5 in GCSE Chemistry (Triple) or grades 5-5 in GCSE Combined Science (including a 5 in the Chemistry modules). 
  • Must have been entered for the higher paper in Combined or Triple Science.
  • Obtained grade 5 in GCSE English & Maths.

AQA  Physics A-Level

Contact Information :

Mr J Martin: MartinJ@saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • At least Grade 5 in GCSE Physics (Triple) or grades 5-5 in GCSE Combined Science (including a 5 in the Physics modules). 
  • Must have been entered for the higher paper in Combined or Triple Science.
  • Obtained grade 5 in GCSE English & Maths.