Sciences

L McIntosh (Curriculum Leader) (Chemistry)

L Bruce (Biology/Chemistry)

I Gray (Biology/Chemistry)

J Hayhurst (Biology)

E Masters (Biology)

G Reid  (Physics)

 

Clubs in Science

Supported Study

Please see your teacher if you are finding things difficult, so that you can work together to improve.  Supported study for National 5 and Higher  is on at the following times:

Chemistry                                 Biology                              Physics

Tues lunchtimes               Thurs after school           Fri after school

Science Club: Wednesday Lunchtimes in Lab 6

Organised by Mr Gray and run by our excellent S6 team, this club is for S1/2 pupils to explore science through fun experiments!

Games Club:  Wednesday lunchtimes in Lab 5

Board Games, card games, table football, mini pool table and lots more… bring your lunch and enjoy!

Bike Club:  Friday Lunchtimes and some weekends

Road and Mountain Biking in and around Edinburgh.  Explore the city and discover a range of paths and MTB tracks on your doorstep.  See Miss McIntosh or MrThomas for more details.


Useful Websites/resources

http://www.sqa.org.uk/
This is the official SQA website where you can obtain information for all certificate subjects. In addition there are specimen papers  available to download for free. The marking instructions are also available so you can check how well you’ve done.

http://courses.scholar.hw.ac.uk/vle/scholar/
This is the Scholar web site which senior pupils should have a password for. This site allows you to read through notes, complete tests and assess your own progress in the sciences at Higher and Advanced Higher.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education
There are complete notes for all National Courses including Higher as well as practice tests and short videos to support learning.

http://www.evans2chemweb.co.uk/
Loads of notes and revision materials – complete notes for all Chemistry levels. There are also useful formula / calculation practice, web tests and homework exercises available (auto-marked by the web site for instant feedback).  Please see your teacher for login details.

 

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