Science at Southey Green Primary School
Science Lead: Mrs E Digby
At Southey Green, we aim for every child to leave us with an inquisitive mind, rich full of scientific experiences and having the confidence to explain and discuss the weird and wonderful world that we live in. We prepare each child with a broad and balanced science curriculum. Our science education provides the foundations for understanding their world and ignites our pupil’s curiosity of the world around them. Science at Southey Green aims to be creative, motivating and enriching. We aim to develop the children’s working scientifically skills alongside their scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding. At Southey Green, we ensure children learn from first hand scientific investigations to help them explore new and engaging opportunities. Our ambitious science curriculum drives to support children’s cultural capital, being mindful of the world around them and their own scientific understanding.
At Southey Green Primary School, we have designed our science curriculum with the intent that our children will:
As stated in our curriculum policy, we aim for all of our children to
There are many ways in which we strive to achieve this and below are just a few examples:
We are a mindful school
We are ready to learn
We are respectful to all
We are responsible for ourselves
Science Key Knowledge, Skills and Concepts
At Southey Green, science is taught weekly and aspirations are raised by learning about a range of diverse influential scientists. We recognise the importance of children understanding key knowledge, skills and concepts and how these support children's learning.
Here are Southey Green's Key Science Concepts which are woven into our science curriculum.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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