Asquith Boys High School logo

Asquith Boys High School

Asquith Boys High School

Exceptional Learning Opportunities for Boys

Telephone02 9477 3508

Emailasquithboy-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Science Faculty

 

The Science Faculty offers students a dynamic, creative and challenging learning environment. The Science staff are dedicated to implementing the curriculum to suit the learning needs of boys which includes focusing on practical work, technology and using topics and contexts that interest boys. At Asquith Boys High School we have modern, state of the art laboratories that are equipped with the latest technology to give students the greatest opportunity to build the skills that will prepare them for the 21st Century workplace.

Junior Science (Years 7-10)

All students undertake the mandatory Science course in Years 7-10 which develops their ideas on fair testing, understanding scientific methodology and most importantly problem solving. All the major topic areas of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Earth Science are covered in the junior years.

All Science at Asquith Boys is taught by problem-based learning which helps the boys understanding of difficult concepts and how to use the scientific method to solve problems. The latest data logging equipment is used in the classroom as well as traditional experiments to engage the boys in a lifetime of learning and understanding the scientific world.

HSC Science

Students have the option of choosing one or more of the following disciplines to study for their HSC.

Physics

Chemistry

Biology

Earth and Environmental Science

Investigating Science

Each HSC subject is taught by specialised teachers who are trained in their subject area and this will give your son the best opportunity to achieve the highest ATAR possible. The latest technology including data logging and computer simulation technologies is used in all Science courses to help students to help students transition to tertiary study or the workforce with modern 21st Century skills.

 

Junior ScienceSenior Science