SCIENCE PHYSICS AS/A2
To develop scientific knowledge and understanding in all three science disciplines. Developing understanding of scientific process and method. To develop students’ practical skills including their ability to; collect, analyse and evaluate observed data, using tables and graphical detail accurately. To develop an appreciation of the place of science in the real world.
Courses Offered & Unit Work
Each year the Science department runs a variety of extra-curricular activities that support the learning that goes on in lessons - linked directly to the specifications being taught. These include:
- Newcastle University Sixth Form Workshops for Biology and Applied General Science
- Law Courts visits focus on on the use of Forensics in law
- Ecology Field Trip week
- Centre for Life - workshops
- Edinburgh Zoo - conservation seminars
- Chemistry Olympiad
In addition to which the Science department also run a voluntary Science Club and also Further Enrichment lessons where students can work towards a CREST award which inspires and enthuses students between ages 11-19 in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) subjects.
Staff Contact List
Mr Tom Hillman - Head of Science, Assistant Headteacher
Mr David Rowley - Head of Physics
Mr Scott Wilkinson