Peterborough School

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Primary science

In the science Key Learing Area, primary students address their learning outcomes in many ways. Hands on activities are used as students explore their surroundings using their senses. Through purposeful play, skills such as observing, exploring and questioning are developed.

During literacy and numeracy sessions or when visiting spaces in the community students may also be immersed in science related activities.

High school science

High School students work towards science outcomes when they participate in the Peterborough high school science scope and sequence. In 2023 the focus substrand being studied across the high school is the chemical world. Science is also connected to learning activities during numeracy, cooking, literacy and community access.

Students also participate in science topics at  the annual high school science expo.