Head of Science Department


Science encompasses the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment. Technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes.                                                                                                                                                                       The Science department of Baricho High School is made up of three subjects.

This subjects are:

  • BIOLOGY – H.O.S  Mr. Macharia
  • PHYSICS – H.O.S Mr. Bundi
  • CHEMISTRY– H.O.S Mrs. Mwangi

The department is headed by Mr. Ngige. The science department has a far reaching effect on our school performance because the three sciences are compulsory. This means that the department has to ensure good performance so as to affect the school’s performance positively.

Science is the cornerstone of technological advancement as well as key to attainment if vision 2030 developmental goals for this country, Kenya.

Fortunately, our students and teachers are aware of this and they make much effort to ensure good performance achieved year in year out.           

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The science department also prepares students for participation in inter-school science competitions, participates in symposiums, contests and takes students for science and technology fairs.

Our science students are also taken for industrial visits to get first-hand operations of such industries such as KEL Chemicals- Thika, Nairobi Bottlers Ltd, Hydro-electric power generation companies, geothermal power stations, etc.

The school has well equipped science laboratories which are eight in number, where practicals are carried out. The laboratories have well-trained laboratory technicians.

Science department ensures that our students are well trained so that they do well in sciences hence be admitted to science and technology courses which are very marketable in Kenya and the rest of the world. These courses include: Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, Actuarial science, Horticulture technology, Nuclear physics, etc.

In science we say, “If you want to help the world start with science.” This is because science impacts knowledge to work. Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding.  This is because everything is theoretically impossible until it is done.

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch that illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first and carries the furthest works of thought and intelligence.

The science department is ready and set to continue bringing out the best out of our students

Fortune favors the prepared mind.