We have found that a high quality science education provides the foundations for understanding the world. Through an inspiring curriculum we encourage children to ask questions about the world around them helping to make lessons child focussed and relevant. Lessons make strong links with real life experience and are both practical and discussion based.
From the Early Years through to year 6, children are introduced to a wide range of topics within chemistry, physics and biology. For example, plants; forces and magnets; animals and living things; space, and much more! This means that children are able to develop a broader understanding of different scientific areas and concepts, and build their science knowledge as they grow and move through year groups.
One area we focus on specifically within each year group is developing children’s skills for ‘being a scientist’. These include skills such as investigation, questioning, communication, recording and reflection. This provides children with the opportunity to discover some of the real life roles of scientists and the skills they use.