Callaghan College Jesmond Senior Campus logo

Callaghan College Jesmond Senior Campus

Callaghan College Jesmond Senior Campus

Collaborating to Empower Learners

Telephone02 4952 3922

Science Extension


Board Developed Course (ATAR)

Science Extension focuses on the authentic application of scientific research skills to produce a Scientific Research Report.

Students propose and develop a research question, formulate a hypothesis and develop evidence-based responses to create their Scientific Research Report which is supported by a Scientific Research Portfolio.



To study Science Extension in Year 12, students must have successfully completed one or a combination of, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Investigating Science or Physics in Year 11.


Further information is available on the NESA website.