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Science

 

The scientific knowledge that is taught within our science curriculum can be viewed or downloaded below. The knowledge organisers bring together all the information that children need to learn in order to fully engage with the subject.

 

Within our curriculum, children are given time to use the scientific vocabulary they have learned. This may be in oral tasks such as explaining what a word means or a scientific concept or in written tasks such as a science investigation evaluation. 

 

Kindness towards living things and empathy towards all creatures is something that we aim to instill. Whether it's through our allotment use, wildlife area or when we go on visits to the park and woodlands, our curriculum places value on care for nature. 

 

There are many inspirational scientists within our curriculum (view or download the full list at the foot of page). Men and women from all over the world and from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

 

Children have lots of opportunity for hands on science, creating experiments and applying their knowledge to practical activities. Children are routinely encouraged to make predictions, hypothesise, investigate collaboratively and solve problems when they arise (which can happen often with primary school science experiments!)

 

Below is an overview of what is taught and when ...