Activate: 11-14 (Key Stage 3): 1 Student Book

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WOOCS 2.1.9


Philippa Gardom Hulme, Jo Locke, Helen Reynolds

Activate is a Key Stage 3 Science course for the new 2014 curriculum, designed to support every student on their journey through Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 4 success. This Student Book will spark students’ curiosity in science, whilst gradually building the maths, literacy and working scientifically skills vital for success in the new GCSEs.

  • Comprehensive coverage of the 2014 Programme of Study, with Working Scientifically fully integrated
  • Carefully designed and differentiated questions that accurately assess learning outcomes
  • Maths, literacy and working scientifically activities to develop key skills
  • End-of-chapter questions using GCSE command words and assessing Quality of Written Communication (QWC) and maths to build confidence
  • Engaging unit openers with KS2 recap, and picture puzzle games
  • Written by experienced teachers, and reviewed by an expert Assessment Editor
  • Activate 1 is split into distinct Biology, Chemistry and Physics units with working scientifically integrated throughout

Additional information




Oxford University Press

Publication date

12 December 2013