Why is Science important?
Science is an important and valued subject because it is highly relevant; an integral part of daily life, from cooking and checking the weather, to recycling and nature walks.
Through science, our lives are changed for the better. We believe all pupils should be taught about the role that science plays in positive advancements, as well as scientific knowledge, methods and processes and working scientifically.
Advances in science are continuing to transform our world at lightning speed and we need to do our best to prepare our pupils for a future we can only imagine.
When is Science taught?
Science is taught on a weekly basis. The attached overview below maps out where each unit is taught.
What do we learn about in Science?
We study a wide variety of topics such as Electricity, Sound, Plants, Animals including humans, Materials, Space and much more!
How is Science taught?
Science is taught through working scientifically (involving practical investigation, observation and application skills, enquiry and research) alongside specific taught subject knowledge. Learning takes place both inside and outside the classroom. The teachers and the pupils developed the 6 science principles shown below, we believe these are essential to ensure our Science lessons are fun and memorable: