In our Science department we focus on the quality of learning which incorporates enabling them to actively participate in Science and become resourceful and confident learners. There are four strands in the new Junior Cycle Science and in addition The Nature of Science unifies the following strands.:
- Physical World
- Biological World
- Chemical World
- Earth and Space
Our Transition Year Program consists of all the senior science subjects [Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry & Physics). We focus on student engagement and independent learning. This includes participating in the BT Young Scientist and Scifest Competitions.
Senior science includes Biology, Agricultural Science, Chemistry and Physics. All students are given the opportunity to study all science subjects at higher level.
- All senior science subjects have mandatory experiments.
- Chemistry, Physics and Biology Leaving Certificate exam paper accounts for 100% of the grade.