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Science Department

 

At present there are three teachers and one laboratory technician in the Science Department.

Introduction

Head of Department: Mr M Linden 

Staff members:   Ms C McAleer
                                      Ms L McKinty
                                      Ms N McQuaid

                                      Ms E McDonnell

Technical Staff:   Mr J Acklam, Mr C McCauley

All pupils in the junior school follow a balanced science course.  As Science is a practical subject, the class sizes are reduced to ensure that all pupils can safely take an active approach to learning. The Key Stage 3 Science course is based around the 3 disciplines of Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Pupils also enjoy a wealth of extra-curricular activities. Whether they are improving the school environment through their involvement in the Eco-group or working on STEAM projects for national competitions, there is always a busy team of students enjoying learning Science outside of class time.

 

The Science Department recently built its  very own Polytunnel! Click this HERE to check it out!

 

Pupils may choose 1 of 2 options at Key Stage 4:

 

CCEA GCSE Double Award Science (unitised)

 

CCEA GCSE Single Award Science (unitised)

 

Sixth Year pupils have the opportunity to study CCEA A-Level Biology or Life and Health Sciences.

Click Here – To read our Key Stage 4 options booklet

Click Here – To read our A-Level Biology information leaflet