Across all year groups scientific knowledge and skills should be learned by working scientifically. (This is documented in the Essentials for progress section.)
- Identify, classify and describe their basic structure.
- Observe and describe growth and conditions for growth.
- Look at the suitability of environments and at food chains.
Animals and humans
- Identify, classify and observe.
- Look at growth, basic needs, exercise, food and hygiene.
All living things*
- Investigate differences.
- Identify, name, describe, classify, compare properties and changes.
- Look at the practical uses of everyday materials.
- Look at sources and reflections.
- Look at sources.
- Look at appliances and circuits.
- Describe basic movements.
Earth and space
- Observe seasonal changes.
At our school we deliver science lessons following these principles:
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Staff, children, parents and Governors all shared their views about good science lessons at our school. We want all children to develop a passion for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) subjects. By following these principles and enriching the curriculum with trips, visitors, science days, homework challenges and clubs we are inspiring our children and influencing their future life choices.