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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 Head of Department are listed under the Leadership and Management Team.

Tutorials

Tutorials are available in each term from week 2 for:

  • Year 7 to 12 students: Thursdays from 8.15am to 8.45am in room D​212 and D213. ​

Subjects of​fered

T​he senior course guide (PDF, 241 KB)​ 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

Years 9 and 10

  • Science
  • Science Fast Track

Year 11

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry Fast Track
  • Physics
  • Physics Fast Track

Year 12

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Competitions

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

Science competitions available for students.

Date

Competition

Year level

More information

5-12 AugustAustralian Science OlympiadsYear 11 studentsEmail Miss Kuhn at tkuhn18@eq.edu.au.
9 OctoberQueensland Science ContestAll students Science Teachers Association of Queensland