Senior Physics at Bedford Modern School

Combined Science

Combined Science is a two year course which aims to inspire students to develop their scientific skills, knowledge and understanding. It is a hands-on, practical based course that provides a suitable foundation for further scientific learning in Year 9 and beyond.

Click here to view a 3D model of the Science Centre.

In Year 7, nine topics are covered:

  • Laboratory safety
  • Apparatus and scientific skills
  • Investigation Science 1
  • Cells
  • Acids and Alkalis
  • Forces
  • Reproduction
  • Solutions
  • Electricity
  • The Solar System

In Year 8 the topics covered are:

  • Food and Digestion
  • Investigation Science 2
  • Heating and Cooling
  • Atoms and Elements; Respiration
  • Compounds and Mixtures
  • Light
  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Rocks
  • Soils and Water

Click here to view the Science Academic Pathway at BMS.

We also run a popular, Friday lunchtime Science Club and actively participate in National Science Week.

Full details including resources for this course are available on the school’s Infozone.