The Science curriculum focuses on developing students’ interest in science and an appreciation of how science provides a means of exploring and understanding the changing world in which they live. It provides an understanding of scientific inquiry methods, a foundation of knowledge across the disciplines of science and develops an ability to communicate scientific understanding and use evidence to solve problems and make evidence-based decisions.

The strands of the Science curriculum are: Science Understanding, Science Inquiry Skills and Science as Human Endeavour.

The six overarching ideas that frame the curriculum are: