Science

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Latest from the Science Department

1606, 2017

Dates for Diary

June 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Dates for Diary

June 2017 - Exceptional Closure Information School closes for all pupils at 2.50pm on Friday 23rd June 2017 in preparation for school move.

1606, 2017

August Return to New School

June 16th, 2017|Comments Off on August Return to New School

August 2017 - Return to New School Friday 18th August 2017 - S1, S4, S5, S6 only return - 8.45am.   Monday 21st August 2017 - All [...]

Science

The members of Ayr Academy Science Department are Mr Standring (Biology and Principal Teacher of Science), Mrs McDonald (Physics), Mr Fleming (Chemistry) and Ms McCreadie (Biology)

The Science Department offers a wide range of courses in both Broad General Education and in the Senior Phase.

In S1 and S2, pupils work through CfE Science and experience Biology, Chemistry and Physics themed topics.

In S3, pupils can choose to further develop their skills in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Science.

In the Senior Phase, pupils can choose to follow National Courses (N3, N4 or N5) in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Environmental Science, or Higher courses in Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

There are a number of career opportunities that pupils could opt for having completed Science subjects:

Biology is required for many different careers and jobs including many in the Health service, Microbioloy, Zoology, Pharmacology, Environmental Health, Laboratory Work, Education & Microbiology.

Chemistry is required many different careers and jobs including Chemical Engineering, Dietetics, Forensic Science, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Education, Laboratory Work, Research and Development.
Physics is required for many different careers and jobs including Armed Forces and Defence solutions, Astronomy, Education, Engineering, Telecommunications, Nanotechnology, Oil, Gas & Renewables Industries, Scientific Research, branches of Medicine including Radiography, Optics,    Biomechanics, Prosthetics, & Audiology.

Downloads

Here you may find some helpful files from the department teachers for both Parents and Pupils to download and view.

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Religious & Moral Education

Sub-category : S1 - S3 Broad General Education
Sub-category : S4 - S6 Senior Phase