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Science Department - General Science (S1 and S2)

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S2 pupils doing an experimentGeneral Science in S1, S2 and S3

From S1 until the end of S3, all pupils will experience a broad general education where they will work across the experiences and outcomes of Curriculum for Excellence.

In S1 and S2, all pupils currently attend the Sciences department for three periods every week, where they follow a course which covers experiences and outcomes relating to all three sciences: Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

In the S1 and S2 science course, the key areas pupils will study are:

  • Planet Earth
  • Biological Systems
  • Forces, Electricity and Waves
  • Materials
  • Topical Science

In S3, pupils are given the opportunity to choose which two of the Sciences they wish to specialise in. For full details of the choices available, see the S3 Coursing Handbook.  Courses in S3 will deliver experiences and outcomes, which will prepare pupils for appropriate National Qualifications in S4.  For more details, see the individual pages for biology, chemistry and physics.

Meet the Staff

Miss C Philp
Miss C Philp
Principal Teacher (Curriculum)
Mrs L Montgomery
Mrs L Montgomery,
Teacher of Biology
Mr S Tyler
Mr S Tyler,
Teacher of Physics
Mr L O'Thy
Mr L O'Thy,
Teacher of Chemistry
Miss J Cunningham
Miss J L Cunningham,
Teacher of Biology
Ms S Hashemian
Miss S Hashemian,
Teacher of Physics
Mrs A MacDonald
Mrs A MacDonald,
Teacher of Biology
Miss H Starkey-Jones
Miss H Starkey-Jones,
Teacher of Biology
Miss H Lyall
Miss H Lyall,
Teacher of Chemistry
Mrs E Gray
Mrs E Gray,
Lab Assistant
Mrs C McKimmie
Mrs C McKimmie,
Principal Teacher (Guidance/Pupil Support)
Teacher of Chemistry
Mrs S McGachie
Mrs S McGachie,
Lab Technician

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Photographs: all newbattlehigh's public flickr photographs tagged with Science

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