Sciences

L McIntosh (Curriculum Leader) (Chemistry)

L Bruce (Biology/Chemistry)

I Gray (Biology/Chemistry)

J Hayhurst (Biology)

E Masters (Biology)

E Burns (Biology)

G Reid  (Physics)

 

Subjects

S3 Chemistry                            S3 Biology                             S3Physics

N5 Chemistry                           N5 Biology                             N5 Physics

H Chemistry                             H Biology                              H 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/Wed Thurs after school               Mon/Thurs after school           Fri after school

Science Club: Wednesday Lunchtimes in Lab 6

[Currently Suspended]

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

[Currently Suspended]

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

Bike Club:  Friday Lunchtimes and some weekends

[Currently Suspended]

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 Mr Thomas 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. Ask Miss McIntosh if you need a password.  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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