In an era where scepticism towards science is on the rise, and emerging economies rapidly outpace Britain in technological innovation and entrepreneurship, the demand for a robust scientific education has never been more critical. The Science Department at Tonbridge is committed to meeting this need in a manner that is not only practical, enjoyable, and intellectually stimulating but also fosters a genuine love for learning.
Our goal is to equip every student with the skills required to navigate an increasingly technological society. Regardless of their A-level choices or future careers, we aim to foster an ability to appreciate, understand, and make informed decisions about pressing scientific, social, environmental, and ethical issues. More than an accumulation of facts, studying science is a transformative experience that shapes a distinct way of thinking. The mental discipline cultivated through scientific study is highly valued by employers across various industries, making A-level sciences a gateway to a diverse range of career opportunities.
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Officially opened in March 2019, the state-of-the art Barton Science Centre provides a world-class environment for innovative teaching and learning.
The Social Sciences Departments encompasses three separate subjects and offers A-level courses in Economics (AQA), Politics (Edexcel) and Business (AQA).