National Curriculum Programmes of Study for Science

Follow these links to see the current programmes of study for Key Stage Three and Key Stage Four Science

KS3 National Curriculum Science

KS4 National Curriculum Science

Science Qualification for EBacc
Download the following file to see which Science Qualifications contribute to the EBacc and therefore in the second tier of the new P8 progress measure
English Baccalaureate list of qualifications November 2014
(Click the Science tab at the bottom of the spreadsheet)

Ofsted and the last Framework

We've included links to some of the most recent Ofsted documents - particularly the latest framework
The common inspection framework education skills and early years
School inspection handbook section 5 from September 2015
"THE ACID TEST" Auditing a Science Department
The Acid Test provides guidance from the DfE on auditing a Science department.
Learning Targets in Science
The use of Learning Targets is a useful strategy to improve progress. The booklet was produced by the SNS and contains guidance and examples of using learning targets with pupils. Click on the title above to download your copy.

Secure Your Chemicals (Education)
This guidance has been written in collaboration with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), CLEAPSS and SSERC. The aim is to improve the security of hazardous chemicals that are used in secondary and tertiary education. This is to prevent them from being used to make illegal substances such as explosives or narcotics. Click on the title above to download your copy.