Dianella Secondary College offers a range of Senior School courses to prepare students for Tertiary Education and future employment. The staff engage and support students through various activities that challenge their thinking and encourage them to become autonomous learners. The subjects offered through the Science Department include:
Students in Years 7 – 10 cover a range of topics including:
The Oxford Science Year 7 - 10 textbooks and activity books are used in class and can be purchased from Campion Online Ordering, as per the book lists at the beginning of the school year. The Pearson Science books and activities are used as enrichment and extension materials for students who have demonstrated an interest in Science.
Students who study Science will experience many real life situations through a variety of excursions. Some examples of these include; visits to Herdsman Lake; Perth Zoo and Harry Perkins Medical Institute. Year 10 students also attend in school Forensic Science sessions run by the Mirrabooka Police Station. Students are given the opportunity to experience science at a tertiary and career level by attending sessions at Central TAFE, Edith Cowan University and The University of Western Australia.
All members of the Science Department are passionate about Science and are committed to helping students achieve their full potential. They will go above and beyond to ensure each student is adequately prepared for their future endeavours.
HEAD OF LEARNING AREA:
Mr Saso Cvetkoski
Miss Kimberley Bryant
Mr Nick Virgona
Mr Samuel Charles
Mr Cameron Dean