science – assessment map

Year 7

WA1

Title of assessment:

Science KS3 WA1 assessment

Skills assessed:

Safety

Describing methods

Representing matter as models

Mathematical

Scientific vocabulary

Extended writing in science

Using data

Key learning:

Introduction to Science-Skills

Matter

Organisms

WA2

Title of assessment:

Science KS3 WA2 assessment

Skills assessed:

Mathematical

Scientific

Scientific vocabulary

Using word equations

Key learning:

Previous learning 50% +

Reactions

Energy

Forces

WA3

Title of assessment:

Science KS3 WA3 assessment

Skills assessed:

Mathematical

Scientific

Scientific vocabulary

Extended writing in science

Key learning:

Previous learning 50% +

Electricity

Reproduction

 

Year 8

WA1

Title of assessment:

Science KS3 WA4 assessment

Skills assessed:

Mathematical

Using triangles

Key words during investigations

Charts and graphs

Critical thinking with evidence

Key learning:

Previous learning 50% +

Skills topic

Matter

Organisms

WA2

Title of assessment:

Science KS3 WA2 assessment

Skills assessed:

Mathematical,

Scientific

Word equations

Key learning:

Previous learning 50% +

Reactions

Waves

Energy

WA3

Title of assessment:

Science KS3 WA6 assessment

Skills assessed:

Mathematical

Scientific

Explaining relationships

Describing changes

Key learning:

Previous learning 50% +

Genes

Earth

ecosystems

 

Year 9 (GCSE content)

WA1

Title of assessment:

Science KS4 WA1 

Skills assessed:

How Science Works

Critical thinking with evidence

Mathematical

Scientific Literacy

Key learning:

B1 Cell structure and transport

C1 Atomic Structure

P1 Conservation and Dissipation of Energy

B2 Organisation and the Digestive System

C2 The Periodic Table

P3 Energy Transfer by Heating

WA2

Title of assessment:

Science KS4 WA2

Skills assessed:

How Science Works

Critical thinking with evidence

Mathematical

Scientific Literacy

Key learning:

Previous learning 50% +

B4 Organising Animals and Plants

C3 Structure and Bonding

P3 Energy resources

P6 Molecules and matter

WA3

Title of assessment:

Science KS4 WA3a

Skills assessed:

How Science Works

Critical thinking with evidence

Mathematical

Scientific Literacy

Key learning:

Previous learning 50% +

B5/B7 Communicable and Non-communicable disease

C5/C7 Chemical change and energy changes

P7 Molecules and Matter

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