Science


Science is delivered to all students in Years 7 and 8 where the basics of many different topics are examined.  Students conduct  experiments and results are recorded via assignments, essays, posters and presentation.   In Years 8 and 9 students can expand their learning in selective science classes that are offered as elective.

Year 9 Electives
Environmental Science This subject aims to teach students how to find information regarding their environment and what to do with that when they find it.  Some activities  include redesign of an enclosure for Melbourne Zoo and a study of the Maribyrnong River. Forensic Science This subject aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge in the exciting area of Forensic Science.  It is designed to stimulate and engage students in areas including Chemistry, Biology and Psychology, while preparing them for VCE

Year 10 Electives
Advanced Science This subject focuses on Chemistry and Physics and allows students to develop skills and understanding in the areas of physical sciences, and the practical execution of experiments. Content may include Atomic Theory, Water Chemistry, and Different types of chemical reactions. Advanced Psychology and Biology This subject aims to introduce students to the systematic studies of psychology and biology, and to further their scientific research methods and skills.  Content may include studying the human brain and nervous system, learning to use a monocular microscope and to investigate animal behaviours.

Year 11 and 12 Electives

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology

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