SCIENCE 11F - Full Year

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Hanlon

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry but note that a student can only choose ONE Science option at Year 11.

This course studies a broad variety of Science, including Chemistry, Biology and Physics. This is designed for students who wish to pursue all 3 Sciences in Years 12 and 13. The Topics build on those presented in Years 9 & 10 and develop the student's understanding of the Nature of Science. 

Classes will study  from the following areas, although the exact topics may vary year to year: 

1. Mechanics and motion

2. How genetic information is passed from generation to generation.

3. Language of chemistry and chemical reactions. 

4. Investigation in Science.

This course will offer 16 credits.


This course can lead into a number of different Science pathways in the Senior school, including specialist Science subjects (Physics, Biology, and Chemistry) and a variety of semester courses offering smaller areas of specialty or multidisciplinary contexts.

Learning Areas:



ASTRONOMICAL STUDIES 21S - Semester, BIOLOGY 21F - Full Year, CHEMISTRY 21F - Full Year, ELECTRONICS 22F - Full Year, GENERAL SCIENCE 22S - Semester, LIFE SCIENCES 22S - Semester, PHYSICS 21F - Full Year

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students would benefit from having their own device (Chromebook or laptop).