Blueprint Year 7

Blueprint Year 7


Year 7 unit planners are published and free to download. Year 8 is also published.

Blueprint is a free 5-year, big ideas plan which aligned with the new demands of GCSE science.

Download Introduction to Blueprint

  • It's better preparation for GCSE assessment objectives AO2 and AO3
  • It joins KS3 and GCSE with a proper progression that removes repetition
  • It helps you teach and practice thinking processes, enquiry and maths
  • It's more engaging, with contexts and applications of science

Blueprint takes the form of:

Curriculum maps:

  • Structure of the 5-year plan (year 7-11)
  • Organisation of 45 units in big idea strands 
  • Key concept sequence for physics, chemistry and biology

Year 7 unit planners with learning goals:

  • 9 unit planners with teaching sequences for Key Concepts
  • Objectives aligned with GCSE: Aquire (AO1), Apply (AO2) and Analyse (AO3) 
  • Integration of scientific, maths and literacy skills and practical techniques

See how Blueprint works: watch or download the presentation, show it in a departmental meeting, or forward it to colleagues. 

Get the complete collection by downloading Blueprint, it's free.

There are 9 units in the Year 7 programme. Here is an example of the unit planner for Interdependence. It sets out a learning pathway for the 3 Key Concepts of the unit: Feeding relationships, Competition and Abiotic and biotic factors.  Get the complete collection by downloading Blueprint, it's free.