Our aim is to build science capital for all our children, regardless of their background and starting point so that they are inspired to continue to use science in their everyday life, future education and careers.
Teachers will plan science using the Science Mastery programme from Ark curriculum+. This is a carefully sequenced, knowledge-rich curriculum. The programme is based on the best available research and evidence on what pupils need to know and retain as well as how they learn, memorise and practice what they have learnt. We recognise that obtaining knowledge and practising skills are connected and both are vital to the learning process. A strong foundation of knowledge is needed to make the practice of skills meaningful, enabling pupils to develop a comprehensive understanding of the big picture of Science to prepare pupils for secondary school and beyond. For the Early Years (Reception Class) opportunities for Science knowledge and skills are planned regularly.
We will deliver a Science Curriculum that: