In order to develop children’s ability to work accurately and thoughtfully it is important that children are working scientifically, at the appropriate standard, across the school to allow them to develop skills that can be applied in science and across the curriculum. We seek to ensure that children are able to continue to develop and progress their skills and learning as they move through the school, building on what they have done before.
To help develop a deeper understanding of scientific concepts it is important that children continue to study concepts in a way that builds on existing knowledge learned as they move through the school.
To ensure that children develop an interest in science that will allow them to improve their scientific knowledge and ability to work scientifically it is important that they are able to participate in engaging and quality investigations. We seek to provide a range of quality investigations that will engage children and allow them to apply and develop their knowledge and understanding within the subject. Furthermore, to improve their scientific knowledge we believe it is important to try and present new information in interesting and contextually relevant ways in order to help them develop a deeper and more meaningful understanding.
Due to children entering the school with less developed language skills and vocabulary we think it is important that children can develop their knowledge and understanding of scientific vocabulary in order to explain the subject and the world around them clearly.