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Science at CGHS

Science in years 7 to 10 consists of four strands that include the following:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Earth Science.

The science faculty have designed programs that promote inquiry based learning and are differentiated to suit a diverse range of students. They encouraged to work both individual and in groups to research, design, plan and carryout investigations.

Science is mandatory for all students from Year 7 to Year 10.

Science 7-10 provides a way of inquiring about the world around us. It explores evidence and investigates ways to discover, develop and produce solutions to real-world problems. Science emphasises the skills for working scientifically, as well as critical and creative thinking to address scientific issues.

In Years 11 and 12, students can choose from different science disciplines, including:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • Investigating Science
  • Physics.

In Year 12, students who are studying at least one other science subject may also choose to study Science Extension.

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