In years 7 and 8 students follow a tailor made KS3 curriculum which provides a solid foundation for GCSE preparation. They are taught all three sciences in ability groups and complete tests during each assessment point (3) to help prepare them for the demands of future examinations.

Year 7

Biology: Cell, structure and function of the body and reproduction.

Chemistry: Particulate and their behaviour, Atoms, Elements and Compounds and chemical reactions. Reactions

Physics: Forces and Motion, longitudinal waves (sound), transverse waves (light) and space.

Year 8

Biology: Health and lifestyle, Respiration and photosynthesis, adaptation and inheritance, and ecosystems; food chains and webs.

Chemistry: The periodic table, separation techniques, reactions of metals and the Earth.

Physics: Electricity and magnetism,energy and motion and pressure.

Assessment Without Levels

The following document highlights the skills required to meet each grade using our new Assessment Without Levels system.

KS3 Year 7 Rota 2018 - 19

KS3 Year 8 Rota 2018 - 19

Science Staff
Mr S. Acton Head of Department
Ms W Dannan Second in Department
Mrs J. Chang
Teacher of Science
Mrs E. Compton Teacher of Science
Mr P. Ryan Teacher of Science
Mr D. Stanley Science Technician

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We care. We support. We achieve.

At Haydock High School our mission is to care for and support
each student so that they fulfil their potential, make outstanding progress and become successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens. We will be relentless in developing our skills, and work with our parents, Governors and wider partners to ensure that every student is known, contributes to our community and is
fulfilled in achieving their ambitions.

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Haydock Curriculum

The pace of curriculum change continues to accelerate, for example introducing a more flexible Key Stage 3. Our constant planning offers confidence for successful delivery and assessment of these areas.

Over the last few years we have been successful in achieving Sportsmark, Investors in People, Artsmark, Careers and Guidance and Healthy Schools accreditation. We were also awarded the accolade of a ‘Get Set’ school in the run-up to the 2012 London Olympics.

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About Us
& Our School

We are proud of our School

We take great pride in serving the needs of our students and are dedicated to each and every one of them making outstanding progress in their time at our school. To this end, we undertake a significant commitment and interest in them as individuals so that we can most effectively meet their specific needs. This care for their achievement means we have the very highest expectations of their attendance, respect for the school and our ethos, behaviour, happiness, fulfilment and academic progress. 

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Haydock Leisure Centre

Facilities With a £250,000 refurbishment in 2006, the PE department and Leisure Centre were refurbished to accommodate more people and classes, offering a wide range of activities to students and the wider community. The changing rooms are of a high standard with disabled access, automatic showers and private cubicles. Sports Hall The Sports Hall can accommodate the following: 5 a side football, whole Sports Hall Cricket, whole Sports Hall Badminton, whole or half Sports Hall Keep Fit and much more.

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