Science is taught within our long term plan of topics. As part of our science teaching, pupils are given the opportunity to develop the following skills and processes:

• Observe and measure

• Classify and conclude

• Identify patterns and


• Make predictions and explain


• Devise and carry out


• Handle equipment and a wide

range of materials safely and effectively.


Science topics focus on the following main areas:

• Working scientifically

• Life process – plants, animals and humans

• Physical Processes

• Materials and their Properties

Children are encouraged to use scientific vocabulary and understand it.  Links are made to previous learning and knowledge is built on