Applied Science

The following materials, links and resources are designed to support your transition from KS4 to KS5 and to help you in preparing for your new course.

You should try to absorb all the 'watch it' and 'read it' materials as these have been chosen by your KS5 subject teachers specifically to support your new subjects.

All students will need to complete the KS5 Transition task for Applied Science in full.

The KS5 transition task will need to be handed in to your subject teacher on or before your first lesson in September. These tasks will help you in preparing for your new subjects but will also help teachers to make sure you are suited for these subjects.

With this in mind, all KS5 Transition tasks should be completed to the highest standard possible.

Watch it... 

The 'Science News' YouTube channel and the 'Science News for Students' site have some awesome science content to help you think about some of the biggest questions in science.....

TED Talks is a brilliant source of short presentations and clips; many of which link very well to the KS5 science courses; some of the best are linked below...  and are well worth a watch!


TED Talks:  The Science of Happiness


TED Talks:  Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?


TED Talks:  The Science of Surfing

Read it...

The pages, links and websites below give some great reading and preparation for all KS5 Science students and have something to interest anyone, whatever your specific interests......


Kurzgesagt (Awesome Science Videos!)


How Stuff Works 


NASA:  The best pictures of earth....  ever?

Do it...

All students going on to study Science at KS5 will need to complete the following Transition work.

If you have any questions you can use the links at the bottom of the page to contact your teacher(s).

Check it...

It is important that you communicate with teachers when in sixth form so we would always encourage you to ask for any additional materials, support or advice on your subjects.

If you have any questions about the Applied Science Transition Task, you can contact the science team by using the emails below;


Mr Gardiner:   j.gardiner@sjhcsc.co.uk


Mr Wellard:   j.wellard@sjhcsc.co.uk


Miss Holden:  l.holden@shcsc.co.uk