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Our curriculum will give children:

  • The ability to think independently and raise questions about working scientifically and the knowledge and skills that it brings.
  • Confidence and competence in the full range of practical skills.
  • Excellent scientific knowledge and understanding which is demonstrated in written and verbal explanations.
  • Scientific enquiry skills to be embedded in each topic throughout the school to allow the children to build upon prior knowledge.
  • The ability to undertake practical work in a variety of contexts.
  • A clear understanding of the jobs available from science specialisms.


Our curriculum will be experienced through:

  • A sequence of lessons for each subject, which carefully plans for progression and depth.
  • Through memorable experiences, and stages that allow pupils to engage in, develop, innovate and express their learning.
  • Knowledge organisers which outline knowledge (including vocabulary) which all pupils need to learn.
  • Planning differentiated by year group, need, outcome or activity.
  • Challenging questions for pupils to apply their learning, including ‘I wonder …’ and ‘Flashbacks’
  • Trips and visits from experts who enhance the learning experience and give them examples of possible jobs in science.
  • Investigative learning including exciting experiments and practical work.
  • Cross curricular consolidation and links with other projects and subjects to deepen the learning.


Our curriculum will give the pupils:

  • A strong understanding of scientific vocabulary.
  • A strong understanding of the world around them acquiring specific skills and knowledge.
  • An understanding and tolerance of diversity in our community and the world.
  • An understanding of the uses and implications of Science, today and for the future.
  • Confidence in being resilient, discussing their learning and raising questions.
  • A range of skills, to develop and use, including observations, planning and investigations.
  • Learning opportunities to make good or better progress.

Click here for Science Overview

Click here for EYFS Understanding the World

Click here for Science progression document

Click here for Science Vocabulary Progression