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Science Overview

In today's world a knowledge of Science is essential. A study of science equips students with skills and strategies of critical thinking, observing, communicating and researching.

Scientific knowledge involves careful, disciplined investigative work as well as making bold leaps of imagination and intellect, following hunches, inventing meaning and taking risks.

Years 7 - 10

The study programme for Years 7-10 closely aligns with the Australian Curriculum and covers the three interrelated strands: Science Understanding, Science as a Human Endeavour and Science Enquiry Skills. Teaching and learning in Science at TGS integrates all three strands under the sub-strands of: Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth and space Sciences and Physical Sciences.

Years 11 and 12

Students in Years 11 and 12 can choose from the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemisty
  • Earth Science
  • Physics


Free after school tutorials are held every week. Times are outlined in the Assessment Planner, which is provided to students at the start of each semester. It is also available for download from this website.