"We really like using the equipment in school when we are carrying out our investigations." - Year 4
"I love it when I get to find out questions that I've asked in lessons." - Year 3
"When my teacher role plays scenarios, it helps me to understand the learning in more detail." - Year 6
"My favourite place to learn in science is outside, it's great finding habitats and seeing where all the different insects live." - Year 2
Science has changed our lives and is vital to the world’s future prosperity, and all pupils should be taught essential aspects of the knowledge, methods, processes and uses of science.
We believe that through building up a body of key foundational knowledge and concepts, pupils will recognise the power of rational explanation and develop a sense of excitement and curiosity about natural phenomena. They will also understand how science can be used to explain what is occurring, predict how things will behave, and analyse causes. But most of all, we learn to love science!
The national curriculum for science aims to ensure that all pupils: