Science

In Science teaching and learning follows the National Curriculum. In Foundation and KS1 Science is embedded in the creative curriculum based on different topics per term. In KS2 it is based on the QCA Schemes of work and teachers make their planning as cross-curricular as possible. We aim to make science fun by incorporating experiments and investigations into lessons.

 

Aims:

 

  • To provide each child with varied scientific experiences
  • To allow children to relate science to everyday life and recognise it’s relevance in the way we live
  • To enable children to develop interest and enthusiasm for science
  • To allow children to develop knowledge and understanding of a range of scientific concepts
  • To allow children to develop their communication skills through expressing their own thoughts and ideas and working within a group
  • To enable children to develop their skills of co-operation through working with others and accept different peoples views
  • To develop scientific investigative skills through practical activities
  • To help children appreciate that we do not always know the answers and results of an investigation and that experiments can go wrong
  • To enable children to understand that scientific knowledge depends on evidence and that it can be obtained in a variety of ways
  • To use ICT to explore different scientific concepts and record findings and results
  • To make children aware of Healthy and Safety issues by making them aware of correct usage and storage of materials

 

 

Picture 1 Year 6 Separating Materials experiment
Picture 2 Foundation discovery zone
Picture 3 Interdependence ans adaptation Year 6 display
Picture 1 Year 5 Space display
Picture 2 Year 4 Our bodies display
Picture 3 Year 6 Separating materials experiment