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Science

The Science faculty offers a variety of learning opportunities through direct teaching, digital formats, and inquiry and discovery-based approaches. Classes offer students:

  • supportive and productive relationships through investigating science as a team
  • weekly experimental based lessons
  • exposure to science through models, displays, plants and other specimens
  • learning through information and communication technology (ICT) and data collection methods
  • group and individual investigation tasks
  • challenges and extension activities promoting the process of high-order thinking.

Contact details for the Heads of Department are listed under the Leadership and Management Team.

Tutorials

Tutorials are available in each term from week 2 for:

  • Year 7 to 9 students: Tuesdays from 8.15am to 8.45am in room D​211 and D212
  • Year 10 to 12 students: Thursdays from 8.15am to 8.45am in room E1.01 and E1.02

Subjects of​fered

T​he 2018 Senior Course Guide​​ provides a course overview and describes the required Year 10 prerequisites for Year 11 and 12 subjects.​

Science subjects offered for junior and senior students

Year level

Subjects offered

Years 7 and 8

  • Science
  • Aspire Science

Year 9

  • Science
​Year 10
  • ​Prep Biology
  • Prep Chemistry
  • Prep Physics
  • Prep Psychology

Year 11

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology

Year 12

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology

Competitions

Science competitions and contests provide an opportunity for students to apply their skills and learn more.

Competition​Suitable for

​Australian Science Olympiads in:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Earth Science
​Year 10 and 11 students
​Australian Brain Bee Challenge​Year 10 students
​ICAS Science​Year 7 to 12 students
​RACI Titration Competition​Year 11 Chemistry students
​RACI Chemistry Quiz​Year 10 to 12 Chemistry students