Science is a way of investigating, understanding and explaining the natural, physical world. In order to develop scientific knowledge, understanding and explanation, people generate and test ideas, make observations, carry out investigations and construct models.

Scientific progress is the result of logical, systematic work and creative insight, guided always by a respect for evidence. Current scientific knowledge has its origins in many different cultures and periods of history.

Every year the Year 8 students participate in our ‘Science and Technology Fair’ with the chance to be selected for the North Harbour Science Fair.

To support classroom programmes in the Physical and Material World strands, a specialist Science teacher is employed every alternate year.

All students have the opportunity to participate in lessons in our Specialist Science Room during the year.