West Wallsend High School

We learn for life

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Welcome to our science faculty

The important thing is not to stop questioning." (Albert Einstein)


Faculty goals and vision

  • To inspire and encourage an enthusiasum for science.
  • Build an appreciation for science and its role in solving contemporary science-related problems.
  • Foster and motivate students to become lifelong learners of science.
  • Encourage all learners to develop curiosity for and the understanding of Earth, space, and the physical, living and chemical world.

Faculty strengths

  • Positive collaboration and collegiality for the benefit of student learning.
  • Strong physics curriculum.


  • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
  • Build ME a Future Days
  • Experiment Fest
  • Hunter Wetlands Centre
  • Museum of Human Disease
  • Science and Engineering Challenge
  • Taronga Zoo


Stage 4 - Stage 5 (Years 7-10)

  • Science

Stage 6 (Years 11 & 12)

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • Investigating Science
  • Physics