Curriculum Leader: Mrs L Barraclough

The science department has a dedicated and supportive ethos with an unrivalled sense of team spirit. We are committed to teaching and learning and aim to promote innovative practice, both in terms of our teaching and our use of practical activities to enhance learning.

The science team have a collective commitment to raise aspirations and stimulate and maintain students’ curiosity, interest and enjoyment in science. We are committed to providing an exciting varied and challenging experience of science for all students.

We place particular emphasis on learning through practical investigations and on collaborative learning. We also place huge importance on developing independent, analytical and critical thinking. In short we aim to inspire and enthuse students and to motivate them to continue into scientific careers once they have left Astrea Academy Woodfields.

Science Staff

  • Curriculum Leader – Mrs L Barraclough
  • Lead Practitioner – Mr E Bryan
  • Teacher of Science – Mrs V Gibson
  • Teacher of Science – Mrs S Ibrahim
  • Science Technician – Mrs D Toop

Resources and Facilities

The faculty has six large, fully equipped laboratories, with state of the art facilities. Each laboratory has a large interactive smart display board, complete with a range of science specific software. A wireless suite of iPads is also available in the department along with an extensive range of data logging equipment.

Science Curriculum Map 2023-24

Curriculum Map – Science

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