The science courses at Kilkeel High aim to provide a broad, balanced science experience to all students. In Years 8 and 9, students follow a course related to Spotlight Science. In Year 10, sets one to four complete nine modules (three in each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics) with some sets rotating teachers. These modules provide an accurate idea of the Key Stage 4 Science courses that are available in Kilkeel High School. At GCSE and ‘A’ level, students can study Physics, Chemistry and Biology to enable them access to higher education facilities at home and abroad. Single Award Science is also offered at GCSE level.
The Science Department at Kilkeel High aims to:
- Provide a curriculum to meet the needs of all students;
- Develop their knowledge and understanding of the concepts of science;
- Make students aware that scientific concepts are subject to continual development and modification and;
- Contribute to the development of all students’ key skills in Literacy, Numeracy and in the use of Information Technology.