Complete Mastery year 7 topics

Complete Mastery year 7 topics

Offer: the price now includes a set of 20 Apply Practice Books free. A new, evidence-informed approach to substantially improve outcomes for all students. Like our 5-year curriculum, Complete Mastery helps you go beyond content teaching to focus on what matters most to student understanding long-term – key concepts and scientific thinking.

Year 7 Complete Mastery provides comprehensive resources to teach and assess 25 key science concepts and enquiry skills from the beginning of secondary science. 

Give your students the best possible start and set them up for success in the new, more demanding GCSEs. 

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For each key concept, Complete Mastery provides the highest quality materials based on a 5 stage strategy for achieving mastery - the 5As.

Activate Pre-assessments to check prior concept understanding
Acquire Explorations to build concepts by explaining phenomena
Apply (Practice Book, sold separately) Extensive problem-solving
Assess Diagnostic quizzes to identify weak understanding
Analyse Challenges to use higher-order thinking 

Plus there's a summative assessment:
Test Exam-style quiz to measure progress in acquire (AO1), apply (AO2) and analyse (AO3)

You can buy all 25 topics (£599). Or try out individual topics (£24.99). 
      £24.99

      Contact forces unit

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      Topics (Key concepts):

      • Balanced/unbalanced
      • Friction
      • Density

      Substances & particles unit

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      Topics (Key concepts):

      • Particle model
      • Mixtures
      • Solutions

      Cells unit

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      Topics (Key concepts):

      • Cell structure
      • Specialised cells

      Reproduction unit

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      Topics (Key concepts):

      • Sexual/asexual
      • Menstrual cycle
      • Embryo development

        If you buy all topics, you will get the published ones now, and the remaining topics  below as soon as they are published:

        Interdependence unit (December)

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        Topics (Key concepts):

        • Feeding relationships
        • Competition
        • Abiotic & biotic factors 

        Gravity unit (December)

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        Topics (Key concepts):

        • Weight
        • Gravitational force
        • Solar system

        Changing substances unit (January)

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        Topics (Key concepts):

        • Chemical & physical
        • pH scale
        • Neutralisation

        Electric circuits unit (January)

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        Topics (Key concepts):

        • Electric current
        • Resistance

        Energy transfers unit (February)

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        Topics (Key concepts):

        • Energy
        • Wasted energy
        • Heat & temperature

          To cover the Apply learning stage, we recommend using Practice Book 1. If you buy Complete Mastery year 7 all topics, you will be offered a 50% discount on a set of the books.

          Are the contents of individual topics different to the full pack? No, the content is the same. Each topic provides the resources to teach/assess one of the 25 key concepts in Year 7 through all the stages: Activate, Acquire, Assess Analyse, and Test. The resources for the Apply stage are in the Year 7 Practice Book. 

          Which works out cheaper: all topics or individual topics? The price for each topic is £24.99 and so 25 topics works out as £624.74, compared to £599 for all topics.

          Using a Purchase Order? Add a customer note with the PO number during checkout. Your confirmation email will include a link to the invoice to pay.

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          Customer Reviews

          Based on 6 reviews
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          j.d.
          Helps my department to move y7 & 8 teaching and learning more towards a style that emphasises wha...

          I have already planned out a Y7 & 8 teaching order and so am selecting Mastery topics and inserting parts from them into these topics when groups meet them. At first I have used Diagnostic and re-assessment quizzes as routine elements of reviews of topics. Students notice that they have to pause to consider which of the mulitple choice responses is best and I appreciate the way that feedback grids offer reasons why the best answer is deemed best as well as why the weaker ones are deemed weaker. Other activities (Acquire and Exploration slideshows) are increasingly offered as alternative lesson structures to the ones previously planned, the overall effect being to shift the tone of 'normal' teaching and learning towards one in which working with ideas takes a more prominent role than defining ideas. I am finding that pupils may take longer to get into these slightly more demanding types of task (some pre-thinking is required to appreciate what new response the task is asking for). However, the outcome meets both the need to encounter and understand a basic idea and the more challenging need to give pupils practice in constructing more flexible and useful ways to deploy these ideas.

          B
          B.T.
          Balanced and unbalanced forces

          An excellent resource which challenges pupils to think for themselves. It promotes learning autonomy and deeper thinking. A pleasure to use.

          J
          J.T.
          Detect, Recall and Solve

          This book is a useful way to get students to think about problems in an orderly way, using a three-step "Detect, Recall and Solve" system. The benefits of the method may not be immediately obvious to students, who are likely to rush to an answer, but persistence in following the steps should help students as soon as the solutions become less obvious (in the Mixed-Up questions section). There could be a case for adding a fourth step that involves identifying the information given, rather than just detecting the nature of the problem, but this refinement doesn't detract from the basic method. The questions themselves are nicely pitched towards GCSE-type problems rather than easier KS3 content although there is some simplification to make topics more accessible. This is a great resource to have available but be aware that there is less chemistry content than physics and biology.

          s
          s.
          forces

          was easy to read - great for ELL students and got the information needed to the students easily

          J
          J.M.
          Feedback and intervention

          I and the department are very impressed with the design and the specific feedback and intervention activities for students.

          M
          M.G.
          Dramatic increase in learning

          Really delighted with the content! My headteacher observed me doing my first rethink session. She was absolutely delighted with the learning she saw taking place and is supportive of us investing in it. Much of the success of the mastery for all assessment has been in the bespoke response to the misconceptions so clearly pinpointed by the diagnostic test. The tasks quickly and effectively address these misconceptions and the extend tasks are a fabulous way to take most able pupils to a greater depth in the learning. The dramatic increase in the marks between the diagnostic and the retest are testament to the success of the reteaching interventions.

          Customer Reviews

          Based on 6 reviews
          83%
          (5)
          17%
          (1)
          0%
          (0)
          0%
          (0)
          0%
          (0)
          j
          j.d.
          Helps my department to move y7 & 8 teaching and learning more towards a style that emphasises wha...

          I have already planned out a Y7 & 8 teaching order and so am selecting Mastery topics and inserting parts from them into these topics when groups meet them. At first I have used Diagnostic and re-assessment quizzes as routine elements of reviews of topics. Students notice that they have to pause to consider which of the mulitple choice responses is best and I appreciate the way that feedback grids offer reasons why the best answer is deemed best as well as why the weaker ones are deemed weaker. Other activities (Acquire and Exploration slideshows) are increasingly offered as alternative lesson structures to the ones previously planned, the overall effect being to shift the tone of 'normal' teaching and learning towards one in which working with ideas takes a more prominent role than defining ideas. I am finding that pupils may take longer to get into these slightly more demanding types of task (some pre-thinking is required to appreciate what new response the task is asking for). However, the outcome meets both the need to encounter and understand a basic idea and the more challenging need to give pupils practice in constructing more flexible and useful ways to deploy these ideas.

          B
          B.T.
          Balanced and unbalanced forces

          An excellent resource which challenges pupils to think for themselves. It promotes learning autonomy and deeper thinking. A pleasure to use.

          J
          J.T.
          Detect, Recall and Solve

          This book is a useful way to get students to think about problems in an orderly way, using a three-step "Detect, Recall and Solve" system. The benefits of the method may not be immediately obvious to students, who are likely to rush to an answer, but persistence in following the steps should help students as soon as the solutions become less obvious (in the Mixed-Up questions section). There could be a case for adding a fourth step that involves identifying the information given, rather than just detecting the nature of the problem, but this refinement doesn't detract from the basic method. The questions themselves are nicely pitched towards GCSE-type problems rather than easier KS3 content although there is some simplification to make topics more accessible. This is a great resource to have available but be aware that there is less chemistry content than physics and biology.

          s
          s.
          forces

          was easy to read - great for ELL students and got the information needed to the students easily

          J
          J.M.
          Feedback and intervention

          I and the department are very impressed with the design and the specific feedback and intervention activities for students.

          M
          M.G.
          Dramatic increase in learning

          Really delighted with the content! My headteacher observed me doing my first rethink session. She was absolutely delighted with the learning she saw taking place and is supportive of us investing in it. Much of the success of the mastery for all assessment has been in the bespoke response to the misconceptions so clearly pinpointed by the diagnostic test. The tasks quickly and effectively address these misconceptions and the extend tasks are a fabulous way to take most able pupils to a greater depth in the learning. The dramatic increase in the marks between the diagnostic and the retest are testament to the success of the reteaching interventions.