Science- Miss Ainscough 2023 - 2024

Miss Ainscough

Welcome to Science 

KS1 & KS2 Science:

Science lessons in lower school are delivered by class teachers, who follow the White Rose scheme of work. Pupils have a unique opportunity to have some of their lessons in the science lab in upper school.

KS3 & KS4 Science:

Science lessons in upper school are delivered by Miss Ainscough, a subject specialist in Science, you can find out about some of the topics we are studying this term in the relevant year group section below.

Year 7, 8 and 9 pupils cover topics from the Oxford Smart Activate scheme of work, supported by Kerboodle.

Year 10-11 pupils cover content for the BTEC Level 2 Award in Principles of Applied Science, a vocational course, more details can be found at 

Year 7
are looking at forces and how forces deform objects, we have lots of experiments planned for this term.

Year 8 will start looking at our ecosystems, this includes food chains and food webs and how organisms survive.

Year 9 have begun their assignment work towards their BTEC qualification, they are learning how best to research information and put this into their own words for their coursework.

Year 10
we have three year 10 classes who are at different points in their BTEC qualification; some completing Biology assignments, some looking at nuclear power and others finishing their Chemistry work.


Year 11 have their examination on Wednesday 31st January so have been completing revision tasks and past papers.

Reading Lists

Links to reading lists (by key stage and age) can be found at the top of the science homepage. All books are available to purchase from Amazon.


Newfield Science Instagram

We are now on Instagram... you can follow us by clicking the link above or searching @newfield_science, to see what we get up to in our science lessons, as well as celebrating all of our budding scientists 




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