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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 se of vocabulary, scientific terms and language
  • Children to feel inspired by learning and understands that they can make a difference/have an impact on the world around them.


  • 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 and linking with the wider community and first had experiences.
  • Holding a STEM Day where children can meet engineers and scientists to become ambitious learners.
  • 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 this subject
  • 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 understands the importance of science today and in the future and are conscious of the impact that they can have.
  • Children have a contextual understanding of their community and the world around them.
  • Teaching children new vocabulary to enable them to read further and encourage life skills in the future.