As this is potentially the first time students have been taught in a Science Laboratory, the pupils are introduced to relevant safety rules. By linking the rules to everyday life, students also learn the importance of science as a result.
In key stage 4 students follow the OCR Science Entry Level course (R483) which ensures the National Curriculum is covered. The progress students make across the two-years is recorded electronically for monitoring and reporting purposes. During these two years the points that students will have accrued in topic tests, practical tasks and skills mastered, will make their final total and translate to their accreditation.
Key Stage 3 students will be taught a variety of interesting topics evenly distributed across Chemistry, Biology and Physics which following the national curriculum.