Science Department

The St. Mary Science Department is made up of an experienced and dynamic group of dedicated teachers who provide exciting learning opportunities for their students. The teachers are passionate about teaching Science and ensuring student success through fostering a sense of community, inclusiveness, nurturing, and fun.

Upcoming Events in Science

    • Earth Hour - March 25 (24th in the school)

    • Canadian Chemistry Contest - April 10

    • Earth Day - April 22 (Earth Week at SMCSS April 18-21)

    • Peterborough Children’s Water Festival - May 31

    • Engineering Challenge (March)

Course Offerings


Grade 9

    • Science (Academic)

    • Science (Locally Developed)

    • Science (Applied)

Grade 10

    • Science (Academic)

    • Science (Locally Developed)

    • Science (Applied)

Grade 11

  • Biology (College)

  • Biology (University)

  • Chemistry (University)

    • Environmental Science (Workplace)

    • Environmental Science (Dual Credit) (University/College)

    • Physics (University)

Grade 12

    • Biology (University)

    • Chemistry (College)

    • Chemistry (University)

    • Physics (College)

    • Physics (University)