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Science is mandatory for all students from Year 7 to Year 10.

The aim of Science in Years 7-10 is to develop students':

  • interest in and enthusiasm for science, as well as an appreciation of its role in finding solutions to contemporary science-related problems and issues

  • knowledge and understanding of the nature and practice of scientific inquiry, and skills in applying the processes of Working Scientifically

  • scientific knowledge of and about phenomena within the natural world and the application of their understanding to new situations and events

  • appreciation of the development and dynamic nature of scientific knowledge, its influence in improving understanding of the natural world and the contribution of evidence-based decisions in informing societies' use of science and technology.

Science offers a range of engaging opportunities for students to experience success and challenge themselves.

The study of Science is mandatory in Years 7-10. This also provides students with the opportunity to develop the foundational knowledge and skills necessary should they choose to study Science in Years 11 and 12..

Students may elect to study up to 6 units (3 courses) of Science in Years 11 and 12.

The courses offered include:

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Earth and Environmental Science

  • Investigating Science

  • Physics