Level 1 Science
Teacher in Charge: Miss J. Foote
The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.
This course is the standard Science course offered with a broad range of subjects designed to give a taste of all aspects of Science. Students will build on their understanding of fundamental ideas of Genetics, Mechanics, and Chemical Reactions. Key experimental skills associated with running an investigation in Chemistry are developed in the practical components of this course.
This course is suitable for the majority of students going into Year 11.
The 11SCIE course provides a foundation for further Science study in the senior school. Students in this course are able to continue with all the individual Sciences in Year 12.
Recommended Prior Learning
At least an Achieved grade in Year 10 Science. In some circumstances entry may be granted at the discretion of the HOD. An alternative course may be recommended for enrichment or extra support.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Courses will only run based on minimum entries
Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course
You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry
Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department
Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths