BTEC Science

Curriculum Mapping Document

Year

Term

Curriculum

Assessment

12

Autumn 1

Double Award Unit 1 – Principals and applications of science: Periodicity and properties of elements, Structure and functions of cells and tissues, Waves in communication Unit 2-Practical Scientific Procedures and techniques: Titration and colorimetry, Calorimetry, Chromatography, Review of Lab skills Unit 4- Laboratory Techniques and their application: Health and Safety, Methods for testing organic solids and liquids, Storage of scientific data Single Award Unit 1 – Principals and applications of science (I): Periodicity and properties of elements, Structure and functions of cells and tissues, Waves in communication Unit 2-Practical Scientific Procedures and techniques: Titration and colortimetry, Calorimetry, Chromatography, Review of Lab skills.

End of topic assessments for tracking in Unit 1 Assignments in Unit 2 and 4 as course material is covered.

Autumn 2

Continues as Autumn term 1

Continues as Autumn term 1

Spring 1

Double Award  Unit 2- Unit of work continues from Autumn term. Unit 3- Science Investigation skills: Planning, carrying out, analysis and evaluation of scientific techniques. Unit 4- Laboratory Techniques and their application: Health and Safety, Methods for testing organic solids and liquids, Storage of scientific data Unit 5- Principals and Applications of Science (II): Properties and Uses of substance, Organs and systems, Thermal physics, material and fluids Single Award Unit 2- Unit of work continues from Autumn term. Unit 3- Science Investigation skills: Planning, carrying out, analysis and evaluation of scientific techniques.

End of topic assessments for tracking in Unit 3 and 5 Assignments in Unit 2 and 4 as course material is covered.

Spring 2

Continues as Spring 1

Continues as Spring 1

Summer 1

Double and Single Awards Continues as per Spring term with time taken to review Unit 1 material for external assessment in the June exam period.

End of topic assessments for tracking in Unit 3 and 5 External exam unit 1 in June Assignments in Unit 2 and 4 as course material is covered.

Summer 2

As Summer 1. As students complete examined units curriculum time will be focussed on assignments.

End of topic assessments for tracking in Unit 3 and 5 External exam unit 1 in June Assignments in Unit 2 and 4 as course material is covered.

13

Autumn 1

Double Award Unit 3- Science Investigation skills: Planning, carrying out, analysis and evaluation of scientific techniques. Unit 5- Principals and Applications of Science (II): Properties and Uses of substance, Organs and systems, Thermal physics, material and fluids Unit 6- Investigative project Unit 8- Physiology of Human body systems- Musculoskeletal, Lymphatic and digestive systems. Unit 21-Medical Physics Applications: Uses and risks of ionising and non ionising radiation Single Award Unit 3- Science Investigation skills: Planning, carrying out, analysis and evaluation of scientific techniques. Unit 8- Physiology of Human body systems- Musculoskeletal, Lymphatic and digestive systems.

End of topic assessments for tracking in Unit 3 and 5 Assignments for Unit 6 ,8 and 21

Autumn 2

Continue as term 1

Continues as Term 1

Spring 1

Course teaching continues as for Autumn term with time taken out for external assessment of Unit 5 for double award.

 

Spring 2

As term 1

 

Summer 1

Course teaching continues with the same units.

Assessment window for unit 3 taken as external assessment. Assignment completion continues.

Summer 2

As term 1

As term 1