Area of Learning and Experience: Science and Technology
Area of Learning and Experience Leader: Mr. Jonathan Jones
Vision for AoLE:
In the Science and Technology area of learning experience, we aim to provide engaging lessons with the best possible learning experiences. Pupils will be challenged with the highest of expectations in their lessons. Practical skills will be developed throughout Science and Technology to promote progress and lifelong learning. As such, throughout their learning journey in Science and Technology, we aim for pupils to be:
Ambitious and capable learners.
Enterprising and creative contributors.
Ethical and informed citizens.
Healthy and confident individuals.
Curriculum Areas within the AoLE:
Science – Years 7 and 8 complete topics linked to the new curriculum for Wales, these include cells, electricity, rates of reaction, and waves. In years 9-11 Pupils complete either GCSE Science (Double Award), GCSE Applied Science (Single Award), GCSE Triple Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
Product Design – Years 7 and 8 are on a carousel of lessons, Pupils develop skills in identifying needs and problem solving to find a solution that meets the needs of a user.
In years 9-11 Pupils have the option to complete GCSE Design and Technology – Product Design.
Qualifications Offered and Examination Boards:
WJEC GCSE Science (Double Award)
WJEC GCSE Applied Science (Single Award)
WJEC GCSE Biology
WJEC GCSE Chemistry
WJEC GCSE Physics
WJEC GCSE Design and Technology (Product Design)