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Kingscliff High School

Kingscliff High School

Achievement through Endeavour

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Science, agriculture and marine

The Science faculty is an engaging, dynamic group of professionals determined to deliver quality Science, Marine and Agriculture curricula to the students of KHS:

Head Teacher – Jacinta O'Keeffe

Science Faculty Teachers

Ms Cathryn Browne Mr Wade Colpitts Mr Riley Eggins
Mr Andrew Jovaisa Ms Laurae Kearney Mr Tom McLean
Mr Gregor Ross Ms Natalie Shackell Mr Jesse Haines Ms Sonya Taylor

We offer a broad range of curriculum options and are truly blessed with some magnificent natural resources to help engage our students.

The Faculty consists of a great mix of experience and enthusiasm and work collegiately to ensure Science education at KHS is engaging, quality and exceptional. Our efforts are illustrated in the popularity of our senior courses which keep growing.

We offer Science, Marine Technology & Agricultural Technology in the junior school. In the senior school we offer the full range of courses – Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth & Environmental Science, Investigating Science, Marine Studies (non-ATAR) and Primary Industries (VET course).

If you have any questions about your child's learning or want to become involved in a volunteering capacity or feel like you have something to contribute please contact Ms Jacinta O'Keeffe at the school or via email

Science Extra-Curricular Activities 

Year 7 to 12 students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of Science-based extra-curricular activities. Read the school newsletter or stay in touch via facebook for more details when known.

Students are encouraged to speak to their teachers if they are interested in any of these experiences and activities.

These experiences include: