Science

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Letter detailing some important information for parents. New Post parent notification

Science

The members of Ayr Academy Science Department are Mr Standring (Biology and Principal Teacher of Science), Mr Murray (Physics), Mr Gill (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 or Physics.

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