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Science

Intent

  • 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.
  • Have a clear understanding of the jobs available from science specialisms.

Implementation

  •  Knowledge organisers which outline knowledge (including vocabulary) which all Pupils need to learn.
  • A cycle of lessons for each subject, which carefully plans for progression and depth.
  • Planning differentiated by year group in or mixed age classes.
  • Challenging questions for pupils to apply their learning.
  • 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 child-led work.
  • Cross curricular consolidation and links with all subjects to deepen the learning.

 

Schemes

  •  Chris Quigley Essential Curriculum Milestones.

 Impact

  •  A strong understanding of scientific vocabulary.
  • They are given 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.
  • To develop and use a range of skills including observations, planning and investigations.
  • All children make good or better progress.

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