- develop scientific knowledge/conceptual understanding in biology, chemistry, physics;
- develop understanding of nature, processes and methods of science through science enquiries that help them to answer scientific questions about the world around them;
- children are equipped with the scientific knowledge required to understand the uses / implications of science, today/in the future;
- experience and observe phenomena (Key Stage 1), broaden scientific view of the world (Lower Key Stage 2) deepen understanding of ideas (Upper Key Stage 2).
- a broad and balanced Curriculum Map in place that ensures continuity and progression throughout the science curriculum;
- well-judged and effective teaching strategies successfully engage pupils in their scientific learning – a hook, learning journey and high quality outcome will be in evidence in each unit of learning;
- they use their expertise, including their science subject knowledge, to develop pupils’ knowledge, skills and understanding in a structured way;
- well framed questions, knowledgeable answers and discussion, promotes deep learning, ensuring an appropriate ratio of exposition to activity in teaching.
Science forms part of our Connected Curriculum.