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Environmental Science at Notre Dame High School

Course description

This subject is offered at AS and A2 Level only

Environmental Studies is the study of how living things interact with each other, and with their
environment, exploring the environment’s powers of regeneration and the impact of human activities on our planet’s “life support system.” Environmental Studies examines how today’s modern unsustainable lifestyle can be improved to give a sustainable future for us all.
The course provides an opportunity to study a range of environmental issues, the scientific principles and concepts that underpin them, and to enable informed judgement to be made on matters of
environmental conflict. Students are also encouraged to become in Environmental Campaigns and
activities in lower school, e.g. re-cycling, energy saving, use of wildlife pond and grounds etc.

How is it assessed?

A/S: Unit 1 The Living Environment Exam 1 Hour

Unit 2 The Physical Environment Exam 1 Hour 30 Minutes

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Notre Dame High School directly.

Last updated date: 02 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years