This group comprises Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Design Engineering (incorporating Electronics) and Computer Science. The importance of these subjects should be self-evident.
All boys study Sciences up to GCSE, as part of the Core, with a decision made at the end of the Remove year on who will sit the Dual Award and who will be examined in Triple Science.
The lesson allocation for each Science is five periods per fortnight in the Shell year and six each in the GCSE years (regardless of whether the final qualification is Dual Award or Triple Science).
In the Shell year, there are five periods per fortnight allocated to Design Engineering, while Digital Literacy is taught on two periods a cycle. Design, Electronics and Computer Science are available as options at GCSE level.