Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Year 9

 

  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

C5- Atoms and the periodic table

  • History and structure of the atom. The history of the periodic table. Patterns and physical and chemical properties of group 1, 7, 0 and transition metals

C5 Test

54 mark end-of unit test (including content from previous units)

Spring Term

 

C6- Hydrocarbons and separating mixtures

  • Hydrocarbons, alkanes, fractional distillation and cracking. Separating techniques- Filtration, crystallization, distillation and chromatography. Pure substances and formulations

C6 Test

54 mark end-of unit test (including content from previous units)

Summer Term

 

Other science units depending upon teacher specialism