Students are assessed every lesson through regular low stakes testing and retrieval practice. In addition to this there is an end of topic test for each module studied as well as more extensive mid and end of year assessments.
Cambridge has a wealth of science linked attractions and opportunities which the school visits. A weekly STEM club also operates giving students the opportunity to further explore their scientific curiosity and develop experimental skills.
Our department has a wealth of experience and knowledge across the sciences and is passionate about awakening curiosity and developing critical thinking in students; empowering them to explain our rapidly changing world and contribute towards a global society.
Studying science develops your analytical and problem solving skills, training you to approach things in a logical evidence based manner. These skills are desirable in a wide range of careers outside of the more obvious applications of science. Careers more directly based on a strong understanding of science include: healthcare, animal healthcare, engineering, pharmaceutical research, forensic scientist, research scientist and many more.
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