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Science faculty

Science at Woonona High School 

The study of Science at Woonona High School is exciting and fulfilling. Students develop numeracy, literacy, practical and critical thinking skills. Students are encouraged to think critically about issues in Science that effect their world and are guided, extended and supported by dedicated and experienced staff. Students can expect to study a wide range of topics from the core sciences of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Earth & Environmental Science. They learn to appreciate the impacts of science from a microscopic scale through to the entirety of the universe.

Science is a compulsory subject for students in years 7-10. Additionally, Woonona High School offers Science-based electives to students in years 8-10. These electives include Marine studies, Marine science and Aquaculture, Crime scene investigation as well as programs in Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Teaching and learning in Science is differentiated to meet the needs of a diverse range of students - from our gifted and talented students to students with additional learning needs. Students are exposed to a diversity of innovative pedagogies and are engaged in a range of rich practical and assessment tasks that enable them to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding in a supportive, positive learning environment.

The Woonona High School Science faculty

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  • Mr Brophy
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  • Dr Sarah McKenzie
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  • Ms McCarthy
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  • Ms So
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  • Mr Moore

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