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At Godstone Primary and Nursery School we recognise the importance of science in everyday life. We aim to support children in confidently exploring the world around them through providing them with a broad and balanced curriculum. 


  • To develop a science curriculum that is well structured with clear progression throughout so that children become ambitious learners.
  • To develop a science curriculum where knowledge is carefully sequenced to build on and embed substantive and disciplinary knowledge.
  • Equip children with scientific knowledge required to understand the uses of science, today and in the future.
  • Develop and embed scientific enquiry skills that will deepen their scientific knowledge.
  • To develop an increasingly confident and appropriate use of vocabulary, scientific terms and language.
  • Children to feel inspired by learning and understand that they can make a difference/have an impact on the world around them.


  • Lessons are taught following the Plan Bee scheme of work on a weekly basis.
  • Teach the science scheme to ensure progressive lessons and appropriate vocabulary that allows the children to progress and develop their scientific skills.
  • To enhance the children’s experiences of science through linking with the wider community and first-hand experiences.
  • Holding a STEM Day where children can meet engineers and scientists to become ambitious learners.
  • External visits for STEM afternoon for upper key stage two in a secondary school lab for practical lessons and enquiries to engage and inspire children and support with a transition to secondary school.
  • Environmental club / science club.
  • Assemblies half termly (climate change 2023).
  • Analysing children’s progression across the science curriculum using accurate and well formulated assessment techniques.


  • For all children to make good and sustained progress and attainment in science.
  • Clear articulation of children using scientific language confidently and appropriately in lessons and building on their prior knowledge.
  • Progression and development of vocabulary from children across year groups.
  • STEM Day implemented across the school.
  • Teachers more confident when teaching the science curriculum.
  • Children are reflective and understand the importance of science today and in the future and are conscious of the impact that they can have.