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Northlakes High School

Northlakes High School

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A study of science is mandatory for all students from Kindergarten to Year 10.

In science, students explore the natural and made worlds. They learn how to apply scientific skills, knowledge and understanding across a broad range of contexts.

Science 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. The inquiry and skill-based nature of science opens doors to ideas and discoveries.

In Years 9 and 10, students can choose from electives from a number of different science disciplines, including:

  • Agricultural Technology
  • iSTEM
  • Marine & Aquaculture Technology

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

  • Agriculture
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • Investigating Science
  • Physics
  • Marine Studies.

Our Staff

Paul Devonshire ( HT)

Sue Fulwood

Blake Dawkins

Paul Mason

Kate Pidgeon

Meera Mary Martin

Andrew Collins

Lynda Smith (science assistant)

Sarah McAlpine (farm assistant)