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7–10Science 7–10 Syllabus

Record of changes
Implementation in 2026
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Aim

The aim of the Science 7–10 Syllabus is to:

  • develop students’ curiosity about, and interest in, science and the natural world
  • increase students’ knowledge and understanding of the nature and practice of science, and the Working scientifically processes
  • encourage students to generate and analyse data, evaluate results, and make ethical, evidence-based decisions, as informed, reflective and scientifically literate citizens.