Science Homework #3: Year 9

Science Homework:  Year 9  (Mrs Downing)Why do some rocks have bigger crystals that others?How does an object gain gravitational potential energy?Combustion reactions are exothermic reactions.  What does this mean?Describe what is meant by the ‘law of conservation of energy’.How do we test for the presence of water?Describe the process of photosynthesis. Use a word equation Read More …

Science Homework #1: Year 9

Science Homework:  Year 9  (Mrs Downing)How can we test for carbon dioxide gas?What is the word equation for anaerobic respiration in humans?Write a word equation for the reaction of sodium with water.What is the difference between sexual and asexual reproduction?Describe the process of photosynthesis. Use a word equation to help.Microorganisms are an important part of Read More …

Year 9 Examinations Information (2016)

Year 9 Examinations Information (2016)Monday 13th June  Exams in all other subjects will be held in lessons.Your teacher will tell you when. Helpful information      Please readOn the day of your examination meet in the gym ten minutes before your exam is due to start and find your seat number which will be posted on the two noticeboards Read More …

Podium finish for Year 9s at the Physics Olympics 2016

Podium finish for Year 9s at the Physics Olympics 2016A team of four Year 9 pupils (Adam Brierley, Joe Earnshaw, Josh Ryder, Ed Webster) competed against schools from around the region in the Physics Olympics held at Bolton School Boys Division on Wednesday 2nd March. The competition comprised of six events and a set of Read More …

Turton Inventors Win at TeenTech 2016

Turton Inventors Win at TeenTech 2016TeenTech is an award winning event run at Manchester University on Wednesday 27th April, where pupils from 30 schools across the North West try their hand at experiments, using cutting edge technology and even invent new technologies to make life better, simpler, safer or more fun. A group of ten Read More …