Secondary Science KS3 (ages 11 to 15)

Jurassic Coast Tutors offers students lessons in Science to continue to build on the knowledge and skills gained in Key Stage 2 and prepare students for study at GCSE level.

Biology Topics

  • Cells and organisation
  • Reproduction
  • Health and the human body
  • Photosynthesis and respiration
  • Inheritance and evolution
  • Ecosystems and interdependence

Chemistry Topics

  • States of matter and separating mixtures
  • Atoms and the periodic table
  • Chemical reactions
  • Earth and atmosphere
  • Acids and alkalis
  • Materials and recycling

Physics topics

  • Energy changes and transfers
  • Forces
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Space
  • Motion and pressure
  • Waves


Throughout Key Stage 3, across all three disciples in Science, students should be given the opportunity to develop their scientific skills: learning to work scientifically:

  • Scientific attitude
  • Experimental skills and investigation
  • Analysis and evaluation
  • Measurement