In Canterbury's Science Department, you'll feel the thrill of exploring the natural world. Starting with introductory courses, you'll build a strong foundation in analytical and critical thinking, along with hands-on experimentation and problem-solving skills. Your lab work and guided, inquiry-based experiments bring modern scientific techniques to life, connecting what you learn in class to real-world applications. Cutting-edge technology enhances both classroom and lab experiences, catering to diverse learning styles and boosting your active involvement.
Your education here goes beyond the textbooks; you'll regularly explore the applications and current events related to science, forging a deeper connection with the subject matter and applying your knowledge to real-world challenges. Whether you're interested in biology, chemistry, or physics, you have the option to choose from regular, honors, and Advanced Placement (AP) levels. If you're in the Fifth or Sixth Form, a wide array of advanced science electives also awaits you.
To train students to think scientifically, to interpret data critically, and to use laboratory skills to succeed in college science courses, to understand social health and apply scientific knowledge to their personal lives