Riccarton High School Riccarton High School

Level 1 Science

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Seddon.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students intending to complete this course should be working consistently at level 5 of the Science Curriculum by the end of Year 10.

This course has been designed for students who wish to do Chemistry, Physics and/or Biology at level 2 and beyond (should the entry requirements for those courses be met). The assessment choices are dependent on experiences and successes throughout the year but would cover the content of Living World, Physical World, Material World and the Panet Earth and Beyond. There will be 2 Externals and 1 Internal attempted. Please check with your Science teacher to see if this course is suitable for you.

Learning Areas:

Putaiao - Sciences


Level 2 Biology / Mātauranga Koiora, Level 2 Chemistry, Level 2 Electronics, Level 2 Physics, Level 2 Science and Sustainability

Career Pathways

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