Loreto College - Coleraine, Co. Derry, Northern Ireland
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Academic Year 2013/2014

Head of Science:
Mr F Scullion

Head of Biology:
Mrs G Doherty

Head of Chemistry:
Mr F Scullion

Head of Physics:
Mrs M Close

Head of Junior Science:
Mrs S McBroom

Teaching Staff:
Miss M Flannelly
Miss M McErlean
Ms S Mullan
Mrs J Nugent

KS3 Science
Science at KS3 is divided up into Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Each topic is taught by a single teacher in year eight and nine and tested in short assessments after each unit. 

Along with a Christmas and summer exam pupil’s are tested on a practical examination at Christmas (10%) and their file of notes in the summer term. (10%)

In year 10 an ‘I quiz’ is examined along with the KS3 examination which tests three years work.  The project work covered in year 10 is also used as part of the ICT accreditation.