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Larne Grammar School


Teaching Staff:

Mr M McDowell BSc (Hons) PGCE : Head of Science and Chemistry
Mrs R Patton BSc (Hons) PGCE: Head of Biology
Miss E Savory BSc (Hons) PGCEn: Head of Physics
Mr S Gough BSc (Hons) PGCE MSc MEd: Biology, Chemistry.
Mrs L Kirkpatrick BSc (Hons) PGCE: Chemistry and Life and Health Science.
Mr A Mauger BSc Dip Ed: Physics and Life and Health Science.
Mrs H Pyper BSc (Hons) PGCE ACE : Biology and Chemistry.
Mrs P Weir BSc (Hons) PGCE: Biology, Chemistry and Single Award Science.


The Science Department is an enthusiastic group of teachers with a wealth of experience and a range of teaching styles and it aims to provide a challenging and stimulating environment for students to question and discover what is happening around them. 
During their studies students will:
(i)                  learn about, enjoy and respect living things (Biology)
(ii)                study the structure, properties and reactions of different materials (Chemistry)
(iii)               investigate forces, energy and how things work (Physics).