Science

 

Curriculum level                                  Compulsory or Elective                       Frequency           Learning
Junior School (Years 7-8) Compulsory Full year
(2 hours per week)
General Science.
Middle School (Years 9-10)         Compulsory At least one trimester per year                              

(4 hours per week)

General Science that is grouped into theme-based options which include: Science Fair, A and E, Alien, Electromancer, Forensics, Cook, Pyrotechnics, Catastrophe, Transport and Environmental Sustainability, nViz, Alive and Kicking, Extinction, Species at War, Studio Magic.
Senior School (Year 11) Elective Whole year Follows the NCEA curriculum and is general science with units in Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
Senior School (Years 12-13) Elective Whole year Biology, Chemistry and Physics are run as separate classes which follow the NCEA curriculum. Students can choose to take some or all of these subjects.

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