Year 12 General Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Herbert

Who is this subject intended for:
Students who have taken all internal standards in Level 1 Science.

What you will learn in this subject:
● Skills:
Students are given opportunities to develop investigative, research and critical thinking skills.
● Content:
○ Biology
○ Chemistry
○ Physics
○ Geology
○ Astronomy

Where this subject will lead:
Further study: Level 2 Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Polytechnic courses. Employment: Success in Level 2 Science is valued by employers and can be used to gain technical jobs and apprenticeships.


Year 13 Biology, Year 13 Chemistry, Year 13 Physics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Field trips

Recommended Prior Learning

What you need to be able to do and know to achieve in this subject:
To achieve in this subject students would have completed Year 11 Science.
This course will be based on Level 2 internal Achievement Standards from all contexts of science. This course will be designed to suit the student’s interests and strengths. There will be a strong emphasis on practical work and field studies.